GMAT is now available in an online, Taking the GMAT online exam

Reflections on Taking the GMAT Online Exam

May 8, 2020, by

I took the GMAT online exam.  Here are my tips to help you prepare. Due to the temporary closure of test centers in response to COVID-19, the GMAT is now available in an online format that can be taken at home. I took the exam myself last week to get a feel for what my students… Read more »


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 »