Considering Colleges in the South — Coming to Terms With Prejudices

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.

Manhattan College Reviewed by a Professional Educational Consultant

Mark goes to Manhattan College in New York City to talk about its emphasis on career preparation.

College Admissions Counselor on Keeping Your Options Open

Mark advises that students keep their options open upon entering college.

Educational Consultant on Colby College and its “Bubble”

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.

Advice on Choosing an Engineering Major from a College Admissions Expert

Mark gives prospective engineering majors some advice on choosing the right college.

College Admissions Counselor on Undergraduate Research: Don’t Believe the Hype

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.

College Admissions Counselor on Campus Culture: Who Are Your Peeps?

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.

Expert Educational Consultant on the Liberal Arts Versus Professional Training

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.

College Admissions Expert Visits High Point University

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.

Educational Consultant on Temple University: A Lively Atmosphere

Mark visits Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to showcase its energetic campus.