Panel of Experts

Karl Schellscheidt

SAT Prep Expert

  • BSE, Princeton University '90
  • M.A., Secondary Education Seton Hall University '93
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School '00

Fred Hargadon

Dean of Admission

  • Swarthmore College
    (1964-1969)
  • Stanford University
    (1969-1984)
  • Princeton University
    (1988-2003)

Don Betterton

Financial Aid Expert

  • Director of Financial Aid, Princeton University (1973-2006)
  • Certified College Planner
  • Principal, Betterton College Planning

Seamus Malin

Admission Expert

  • Harvard University
    Dir. of Financial Aid
    (1966-1977)
    Asst. Dean of Admission
    (1977-1987)
    International Office Director
    (1987-2002)

Is The College Board the Enron of Education?

Eric Barnes

college admissions expert advice from eprep.com That harsh question is posed by a Massachusetts guidance counselor in response to the College Board’s recently announced deal with Citibank to promote their private student loans. This announcement comes on the heels of a report by the College Board in which some finacial aid experts called the rapid growth of students receiving “private” loans, which carry higher rates and stiffer repayment terms than government-backed loans, as “troubling”. The College Board, a non-profit organization that administers the SAT exam, has found itself in a tailspin this year after repeated blunders.