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Resources to help students and parents navigate the college application process 


Guide to Making the Most of Grades 9 and 10
The condensed lessons of 20 years working with high school students and college admission.

The Quick & Dirty College List Builder

This document started as a desktop reference for my team, and College Essay Guy inspired me to share it. Please keep in mind that this edition was generated in 2017 and much has changed, though the bands are still useful in relation to each other.

College Clusters for Visits

A helpful guide for building out a college visit itinerary, based on university locations. 


Helpful resources from great professionals and organizations doing good work in college admission and counseling.

A selection of Mark's media citations, podcast interviews and video presentations :

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