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Wintergreen Orchard House is transitioning to the CollegeXpress name

June 12, 2019

CollegeXpress is a leading college and scholarship search tool and resource for students, parents, and counselors. With over 500,000 monthly visitors to our site, CollegeXpress is a household name in the college search process. Our mission is simple: to connect students with the right colleges and colleges with the… read more

Wintergreen’s Parent Company Announces Name Change to Carnegie Communications

October 2, 2012

Westford, Mass., October 2, 2012 – Alloy Education, the parent company of Wintergreen Orchard House (WGOH), will formally announce this week that its name will change to Carnegie Communications. The announcement will be made at the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) conference in Denver. Carnegie’s publishing divisions, WGOH and Porter Sargent Handbooks, will continue to provide industry leading educational materials for students, parents, and counselors. … read more

College Admissions Data Sourcebook Hyper-Handbook  Chosen for "Top 100 Products of 2011" by District Administration Magazine

November 22, 2011

Westford, Mass., November 22, 2011 – Wintergreen Orchard House (WGOH), a major database compiler, provider, and publisher, has placed in District Administration Magazine’s "Top 100 Products of 2011" with their 2011-12 College Admissions Data Sourcebook Hyper-Handbook. This year’s recognition marks the first time WGOH, a division of Carnegie Communications, has received placement in the annual rankings by District Administration. … read more

New Student Portal CollegeXpress.com to be Unveiled at NACAC

September 13, 2011

Westford, Mass., September 13, 2011 – Alloy Education, the parent company of Wintergreen Orchard House, will be unveiling CollegeXpress at the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Conference. … read more

E-Book Version of  "Major Decisions: A Guide to College Majors"  Now Available for Kindle

May 23, 2011

Westford, MA, May 23, 2011 — With the electronic book (e-book) market continuing to grow in popularity among young adults, college-bound students across the country can now use their e-reader to help decide which degree field to enter … read more

Porter Sargent Handbooks' Guide to Private Special Education described as a "must" for parents and advisors of children with special needs

April 15, 2011

WESTFORD, Ma – Porter Sargent Handbooks' Guide to Private Special Education earned a rave review from The Midwest Book Review's April 2011 edition of Small Press Bookwatch … read more

Alloy Education Announces the Launch of summerprogramsearch.com, a Wealth of Summer Camp Data From the Porter Sargent Handbook Series

March 15, 2011

Westford, MA, March 15, 2011 – What did you do on your summer vacation? For students hoping for a more interesting answer to this question than "Watched a lot of Jersey Shore marathons, the debut of Summerprogramsearch.com comes at the perfect time. The new online database of summer camp information makes it easier than ever for families, educators, and advisors to match kids and teens with fun and enriching summer activities … read more

Porter Sargent Handbooks Unveils New Resource in Discovering Private Education Options for Students with Special Needs

February 4, 2011

WESTFORD, Ma. – For the first time, families and parents of students with special needs now have a new resource to help them find the best private educational options for their children. The Guide to Private Special Education, published by Porter Sargent Handbooks, outlines educational programs for families and consultants looking to place elementary and secondary students with special needs in the most optimal learning environments … read more

Different lists can help you pick a school

November 9, 2010

It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things that determine whether you really love or hate your college experience? … read more

Q & A with Steve Antonoff

November 9, 2010

Q & A with Steve Antonoff, the originator of the college lists found on InsideCollege.com, and author of "The College Finder: Choosing the School That's Right for You" (Wintergreen Orchard House, 2008) … read more

New Website for Searching Private and Independent Schools

September 20, 2010

Westford, MA, September 20, 2010 – Students, parents and school guidance counselors can use a variety of reference books to gather data on private schools. Now, they can also go online for a single source of in–depth and comparative information about private and independent schools nationwide … read more