Is going to an elite college really worth it?

Have you seen this thought-provoking article in The Atlantic?

In it, writer Gillian B. White[...]

Does going to the right high school really matter?

Over the years, many families have asked my opinion about where their child should go to high[...]

#CollegeBoundStories: Embrace Your Background to Inspire

"No matter what, I like being who I am. Nothing is going to stand in my way. I am very focused[...]

Why focus on "Why?" for better college essays

After reading hundreds of thousands of essays over the years as an admissions officer, dean of[...]

The plum opportunity of the college interview

Many years ago as a senior in college, I landed an internship in the admissions office[...]