Educational Consultant on the Sense of Community on Small Campuses

Many students trying to find the right college view small campus size as a drawback. But when Mark visited Trinity University, he was struck by the sense of community and neighborliness he found at this small institution.

How Midwest Colleges Set Students Up for Success

A guest post by Amanda Greenhoe of Calvin College describes the myriad reasons students trying to find the right college should consider the Midwest.

College Admissions Expert on Financial Aid at Private Universities

Mark goes to the University of Miami to illustrate that if you want to get accepted to a great private college and need financial aid, your grades had better match your enthusiasm.

Educational Consultant on Scholarship Strategies

Expert admissions counselor Mark Montgomery goes to the University of Miami to talk about one student’s unusual path to a full-ride scholarship and even an admission offer from an Ivy League school. An inspiring story for anyone trying to find the perfect college. I’m on the campus today of the University of Miami in Coral […]

College Admissions Expert at Stetson University: Is Greek Life for You?

Mark goes to Stetson University and advises those trying to find the right college to consider fraternities and sororities, whether they’re something you want to be a part of or not.

Commuting to Campus: Admissions Expert on the University of Miami

Mark visits the University of Miami to talk about its high commuter population and how it affects campus life. Something to think about when searching for the perfect college.

Admissions Expert on Lynn University: Books Are So 20th Century

Mark goes to Lynn University to discuss their decision to trade books for iPads. Students interested in getting into a tech-savvy college may want to consider Lynn.

Admissions Adviser on Stetson University: A Place to Get Involved

Mark reviews Stetson University in sunny Florida. If you’re trying to find the right college, this one may be it with its myriad opportunities for leadership and community engagement.

Admissions Expert on Columbia University: Ivy League Education in the Big Apple

Mark Montgomery, expert on college admissions, talks about Columbia University. If you want to get into an Ivy League school, consider Columbia, in the heart of New York with an excellent core curriculum.

College Admissions Expert Explains Why “Free Perks” Aren’t So Free

Mark goes to Rollins College and explains that when you’re considering accepting a college’s admissions offer, remember that the “free” perks aren’t really so free.