Student Gets into First-Choice Ivy League School with Help of Educational Consultant

Despite her anxieties about an imperfect GPA, Sofia got into her first-choice college with help from educational consultant Mark Montgomery.

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 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.

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.

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.

Educational Consultant on the New SAT: What Are Your Options?

With the new SAT complicating the admissions process, college admissions expert Mark Montgomery gives guidance to a high school junior with hopes of getting into a great college.