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Test Prep Tutoring Annual Report and Score Improvements

April 26, 2017, by

Dear parents, This is our tenth annual report, highlighting the results of the Marks Education Tutoring Division. We strive to give students and families the best possible personalized attention, and I am happy to report that our students continue to improve at several times the national average after tutoring.  Here are the details: final score improvements, college admission results from Counseling,… Read more »


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Class of 2017 Admission Results

April 14, 2017, by

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! It’s hard to believe that the Class of 2017 is only a few months away from graduation! Our Seniors were very busy this year, logging countless hours revising essays, proofreading their applications, and thoughtfully considering their priorities and how they matched each school on their lists. The hard work… Read more »


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Planning and Preparing for SAT Subject Tests

March 23, 2017, by

Preparing for SAT Subject Tests As springtime rolls around, there are lots of fun things on the horizon: new sports seasons, spring break, prom, and, for seniors, graduation!  There are a few hurdles in there, as well: research papers and final projects, class final exams, and, for many students, SAT Subject Tests and AP exams…. Read more »


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How to Make the Most of Your Campus Visits

March 14, 2017, by

The spring is a popular time for high school students and their families to explore college campuses. The weather is beautiful, high schools are on break, and it just feels great to get away from home after the cold, gray winter. The big advantage for families visiting in the spring instead of the summer is… Read more »


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How I Wish I Could Calculate Pie

March 14, 2017, by

You may be wondering why I used the spelling of the dessert in my title rather than the spelling of the Greek letter. The problem is that had I written, “How I wish I could calculate pi,” I would have been rounding improperly. The title of this article is one of many mnemonic devices that… Read more »