The short answer is yes. I’ve worked with a number of students who had bad grades in high school, but went on to do well in college. I’ve also worked with a few, however, who weren’t quite ready for prime time. So while the answer is yes, a student with bad grades can still go […]
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Many experts come up with a formula to answer this question. I hear counselors say something like this all the time: 3 “stretches”, 5 “targets,” and 2 “safeties.” But the number of applications depends entirely on who you are and what you want. If you think things through carefully, perhaps you will need to apply to only one!
Everyone wants to do whatever they can to get into the college of their choice. Does applying Early Decision actually help the cause?
International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement curricula are spreading like wildfire in American public schools. Which prepares students better for college?
College admissions expert Mark Montgomery can help you find the college of your dreams, and will use his insider knowledge to guide you through the admissions process.
Mark points to a story from Foreign Policy magazine, in which he was quoted about the new wave of Chinese students studying on American campuses.
Laurie Woog, an attorney who focuses on immigration and naturalization law, gives insight into the H1B cap and why college and graduate students need to hurry up when filing.
Marks visits some of Vassar College’s more slapdash housing developments to illustrate that not all of a given campus reflects its showcase buildings.
Mark goes to Ithaca College to talk about the difference between liberal arts colleges and more modern institutions, like Ithaca, that focus more on professional training.