Taking the GRE at home

Why You Should Take the GRE General Test at Home

May 8, 2020, by

Taking the GRE at home  proves to be a stress-free experience Due to the shutdown of many test centers that offer the GRE, ETS is temporarily offering a GRE General Test at Home (“At Home GRE”) option. The test is identical in content, format and on-screen experience to the GRE General Test taken at a… Read more »


What makes a college essay stand out

What makes a college essay stand out?

May 1, 2020, by

Your writing voice is unique to you.  The phrase “be creative!” can be very intimidating; many people think it means you have to be ultra-clever or 100% original (which is simply impossible). What being creative actually means is creating something that is authentically YOU. That is all. And since no one has your voice or… Read more »


Marks Education Coronavirus Client Update

April 30, 2020, by

We are here for you during these trying times. The coronavirus has brought us into uncharted territory in many respects. Parents and students understandably have questions about missed school, cancelled standardized tests and the college application process generally. The most important thing to keep in mind from a college admissions perspective is that admissions readers… Read more »


The College Search Might be Just what you Need Right Now

April 27, 2020, by

Ramp up your college research online and at home! It can be easy to forget that the college search is, first and foremost, an invitation to connect—and that the most important person you are connecting with is…you: college applications depend on your interests, your passions, and your goals. Over the span of your college application… Read more »


Further Changes to the ACT and SAT Announced

April 17, 2020, by

College Board and the ACT announce more changes!   Both the College Board and the ACT announced further changes to future administrations of their tests this week. The College Board announced that it is cancelling the June 6 sitting of the SAT and SAT Subject tests but will offer tests in August, September, October, November… Read more »