Do My Test Scores Matter?

Bottom line: while standardized tests are not the only factor in college admissions, they do matter a lot. The more selective the university, the more they matter.

MIT Admissions and Superheroes

You don’t have to be a superhero to get into MIT, but you might have a classmate who is! Each year, MIT produces a video to let applicants know when admissions letters will be delivered. The videos are released on March 14 (3/14… also known as Pi Day), and this year’s features someone that comic […]

MIT Celebrates Pi Day by Sending Out Admissions Letters

You can’t say that MIT doesn’t have a sense of humor. As well as a pretty big film budget. Take a look at the video they released on Pi Day this year.  It features drones.  And admissions decisions. Mark Montgomery Educational Consultant

College Admissions Counselor on Keeping Your Options Open

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

Rejected at Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Princeton & Yale? Happy April!

April is the month of rejection from Ivy League universities. With college acceptance rates at all time low, it’s important to keep your focus on what’s really important in life.

Class of 2017 Early Application Results from Highly Selective Colleges: What Do They Indicate?

Early application acceptance numbers are in for Ivy League and other highly selective schools. Read on to check out what percent got admitted and about early trends in applications for the Class of 2017.

M.I.T. Considers Increase in Student Body by 300–and Swears It's Not About Revenue

During rough economic times, it’s hard to get at the reasons college make policy changes. According to Jacques Steinberg in today’s New York Times, M.I.T. is considering an increase in the size of its student body. On its face, this is simply a move to return the campus to the size it was back in […]