Mark confronts the widespread wariness of attending colleges in the American South with an essay by Jake Bonnell, admissions counselor at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.
Mark goes to Manhattan College in New York City to talk about its emphasis on career preparation.
Mark advises that students keep their options open upon entering college.
Mark visits Colby College in Waterville, Maine to talk about its relative isolation from the nearest town and the effect that has on its student body.
Mark gives prospective engineering majors some advice on choosing the right college.
Mark speaks about the propensity of almost all colleges to extol their undergraduate research programs on their tours. But beware: not all colleges are walking the walk.
Mark speaks from the campus of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, about the importance of finding a college whose culture will fit with you.
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.
Mark visits High Point University in High Point, North Carolina to illustrate that just because a college has a lot of bells and whistles, that doesn’t necessarily translate to academic excellence, but in High Point’s case it just might.
Mark visits Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to showcase its energetic campus.