When To Talk to Kids About Student Debt

When should you talk to your kids about student debt? As soon as possible. Don’t wait until they are about to graduate. Some debt is good. Some debt amounts to an anvil around a young person’s neck.

Which Is More Important–Grades or Extracurricular Activities?

Colleges value extracurricular activities in the admissions process. But they value good grades even more.

Does Applying for Financial Aid Hurt My College Admissions Chances?

New Jersey Educational Consultant gives her take on the relationship between applying for financial aid and getting accepted to college. Should you check that “YES” box for financial aid or not?

Do My Test Scores Matter?

SAT. ACT. SAT2.  TOEFL.  PSAT.  PLAN. These tests loom large in the college admissions process.  And no other aspect of the process generates as many questions—and anxieties—as the standardized tests. On the one hand, you should not tress too much about your scores.  They are only one element of the entire application, and other elements […]

College Expert on Saving Money Lynn University Style

Mark discusses Lynn University’s innovative approach to helping its students save money.

College Admissions Expert on Eckerd College: a School Like no Other

Educational consultant Mark Montgomery visits the campus of Eckerd College, a unique and interesting school.

Get Accepted–with Scholarships

Mark Montgomery, expert educational consultant, uses his insider knowledge of the college admissions process to help you navigate the world of scholarships and save money on tuition.

Get Into the Best Colleges For You

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.

Educational Consultant on Study Abroad: Get Your Money’s Worth

Mark gives his expert advice on study abroad programs.

Educational Consultant on Medical Schools: Even They Can’t Resist the Liberal Arts

Mark discusses the newer requirements of the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT): be prepared to understand not just how to cure your patients, but the socioeconomic context of their ailments as well.