Admissions Expert on Studying Business in the Ivy League

Mark explains that if you want to get accepted to an Ivy League college and study business as an undergraduate, you may need to broaden your horizons.

Expert Educational Consultant on College Social Life

Mark talks about the importance of considering a school’s social scene when applying.

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 Expert on Double Majors at Liberal Arts Schools

Mark lends his expertise to advice on taking double majors at liberal arts colleges: it’s best not to narrow your focus to the details of two separate majors, but to take one major and get the whole picture.

The Dark Underside of Community Service in the Quest for College Admission

Is community service in a developing country a good idea for improving your college application? Is it a good idea for the poor people the teens may serve? The answer may be “No” to both questions.

The Ups and Downs of Ivy League Admissions

A recent post in the New York Times illustrated which Ivy League universities had more applications this past year, and which ones had fewer. Which college came out on top?

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.