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.
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 […]
Educational consultant Mark Montgomery visits the campus of Eckerd College, a unique and interesting school.
College admissions expert Mark Montgomery can help you find the college of your dreams, and will use his insider knowledge to guide you through the admissions process.
Mark takes a quick look at the changes to the ACT writing prompts with help from his friends at ArborBridge.
Mark gives his expert advice on study abroad programs.
Mark shares John Oliver’s video that takes down the system of standardized testing in the US.
Mark discusses the newer requirements of the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT): be prepared to understand not just how to cure your patients, but the socioeconomic context of their ailments as well.
Mark shares an article with advice for first-generation college applicants navigating the admission process.
Mark visits the California Institute of Technology, or Caltech, to discuss this incredibly exclusive school.