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 »

Preparing for the 2020 AP Chemistry Exam

April 9, 2020, by

What is the AP Chemistry exam like? Like many things affected by COVID-19, this year’s AP Chemistry exam will be significantly different to exams of previous years. This year, instead of a 3-hr (or 4.5-hr extended time) written exam on a national exam day, students will take a 45-minute online AP Chemistry exam at home. … Read more »

General Tips for preparing for the 2020 AP Exams

April 9, 2020, by

Tips to help you prepare for the 2020 AP exams. This week, the College Board provided further guidance on this year’s AP tests including dates and question types. As we continue to support our students adjust to the changing testing landscape, Marks Education tutors brainstormed tips for this year’s unusual exams. 1. Get the right… Read more »

College Planning and Social Distance

College Planning and Social Distance

April 6, 2020, by

College Planning and Social Distance Living with the COVID-19 outbreak can feel like uncertainty overload: as we continue to track the changing college admissions landscape, we are dealing with a wide range of shifting circumstances—from testing changes to upended summer plans. Now more than ever, it’s important to focus on what you can control. And,… Read more »