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.

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 […]

College Admissions Expert on Eckerd College: a School Like no Other

Educational consultant Mark Montgomery visits the campus of Eckerd College, a unique and interesting school.

Get Into the Best Colleges For You

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.

Educational Consultant on Study Abroad: Get Your Money’s Worth

Mark gives his expert advice on study abroad programs.

Educational Consultant on Medical Schools: Even They Can’t Resist the Liberal Arts

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.

Help For First-Generation College Applicants

Mark shares an article with advice for first-generation college applicants navigating the admission process.

College Admissions Coach Visits Caltech

Mark visits the California Institute of Technology, or Caltech, to discuss this incredibly exclusive school.