7 Little Changes To Make Getting Into College Easier

Read books – One of the things that sets successful students apart from those who are less successful is that they read for enjoyment. There’s no better way to expand your mind, your vocabulary and your outlook on life than to read books. Talk to your teachers, about anything – Before and after class, show […]

Community Service for the College Application? Look at the YMCA.

Families often ask me for guidance on selecting the best community service and leadership development programs for their students. I recently came across a program organized by the local YMCA in my area that illustrates how easy it really is for students to get involved in community service. However, too often community service is just […]

Which Is More Important–Grades or Extracurricular Activities?

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

Must I Do Community Service to Get Into a Good College?

Colleges value community service in the admissions process. But not everyone must do community service to get into college.

Can a Liberal Arts Education Pay Off Financially? Yes.

Is a liberal arts major or degree worth the price? A recent study says yes.

Countdown to Early Application Decisions

Learn the ins and outs of the different ways to send in early applications to your most preferred colleges.

Admissions Counselor on Visiting Colleges: Some Care, Some Don’t

Mark shows the personal touch of Lynn University to demonstrate that some colleges really care if you visit, and some really don’t.

Educational Consultant Visits Lynn University, a True International School

Mark visits Lynn University, a school in Florida with a very cosmopolitan student body.

College Expert on Saving Money Lynn University Style

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

Educational Consultant Warns of College Spin

Mark goes to Dartmouth College to advise students looking for the perfect college that the admissions department is essentially a college’s sales and marketing division. Don’t take for granted what you hear on tours.