The AP Government Test: What You Need to know and How to Prep

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Preparing for the AP Government TEST

Prepping for the AP Government Test Are you studying for the Advanced Placement Government Exam?  Reading up on the separation of powers and Federalist 51? Marks Education has compiled four tips to help you get your best score. First, the basics: 1. Know the format of the exam and what to expect AP US Government… Read more »

Tips on Time Management for the New School Year

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Get back in the swing of things with these time management tips! A new school year is around the corner, and we hope that this one will allow for kids in classrooms and on sports fields rather than in pajamas and on Zoom! As regular school days and extracurricular activities pick up again this year,… Read more »

Ten Book Recommendations for Reluctant Readers

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Are you struggling to find that perfect book? As the warmer months approach, avid readers dream of long summer days, sunny weather, and a good book. For many students, though, independent reading may not be at the top of the list for summer activities. If your child struggles to find a book to hold his… Read more »

College Board Announces the End of SAT Subject Tests and SAT Essay

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Independent School Testing Requirements

College Board Places Greater Emphasis on Advanced Placement Tests On January 19, the College Board – maker of the SAT, Advanced Placement (AP) Tests and SAT Subject Tests – announced that effective immediately, it will no longer offer SAT Subject Tests in the United States and that it will discontinue the SAT Essay after the… Read more »

Marks Education Coronavirus Client Update

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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 »

Preparing for the 2020 AP Chemistry Exam

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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

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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 »

Changes to Advanced Placement Exams for 2020

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UPDATE :The College Board has announced in a tweet that the 2020 AP exams will all be open book/open note and will test more thematic understandings In response to the school closures resulting from the coronavirus outbreak, the College Board has announced significant changes to AP exams this May.  This year the traditional in-school tests will… Read more »