Secondary Schools Where Students Have Received Great College Advice

Great College Advice guides students attending selective private and public high schools in college selection, college admission, and college applications.

Do My Test Scores Matter?

SAT. ACT. SAT2.  TOEFL.  PSAT.  PLAN. These tests loom large in the college admissions process.  And no other aspect of the process generates as many questions—and anxieties—as the standardized tests. On the one hand, you should not tress too much about your scores.  They are only one element of the entire application, and other elements […]

Brave Woman Calls Out Sorority Silliness #sororityrevamp

Alex Purdy created a short video to explain why she left her sorority.  It is a powerful critique of what is wrong on college campuses today.  It adds to the debate about sex on campus (consensual and otherwise) and calls upon women leaders to focus on what is really important in female empowerment. Creating a […]

Educational Consultant on Libraries: You May Not Be an Expert

Mark describes Union College’s policy of teaching students how to do research in libraries.

Overview of Fordham University by an Expert Educational Consultant

Mark reviews Fordham University in the Bronx, New York City, New York.

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.

What Courses Should a High School Senior Take?

When making up their class schedule for senior year, juniors are often tempted to decrease their load. Not a good idea.

THE SAT: Not only for Juniors and Seniors

It’s not too early to start taking the SAT SUBJECT Tests in 9th grade…

What Looks Good on a College Application?

What really looks good on a college application? Fancy summer programs? You’d be surprised…

What College Majors Offer the Best Job Opportunities?

Choosing a major can be tricky. Would it help if you knew what majors lead to the best job opportunities?