2021-22 Admissions Data and Trends

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With the 2021-2022 admissions cycle largely behind us, it is time to reflect on the data and look ahead to the coming year. In our next two posts, the Marks Education team will share some key takeaways from this year and will highlight the most important  “to-do’s” for planning your application roadmap and timeline. But… Read more »

Class of 2022 Admissions Results

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Congratulations to the Class of 2022! As graduation season quickly approaches, we want to say “Congratulations” to all our seniors! We have enjoyed getting to know you over the last few years, and we wish you all the very best. In line with our mission statement and values, we believe in helping each student find… 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 »

2021 Early Application Acceptances

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Congratulations to the Class of 2021! As we noted earlier this month, this has been quite the year in admissions. We’ve seen unprecedented application pool increases and record-low early admit rates. With our strategic, layered approach to application timing, our goal is for all of our clients to have good news by the end of… Read more »

Early Application Pool News Shakes up College Admissions

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  News from this year’s early college application pools As we reach the midway point of this year’s admissions cycle, we are reflecting on what we’ve seen so far. The coronavirus pandemic has changed much in life, and college admissions is no exception.   Colleges make unprecedented changes during Covid-19 pandemic This past spring and… Read more »

Take a Deeper Dive (Without Leaving Home)!

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Making the Most of your Virtual College Admission Research with in-person college visits almost completely off the table—at least for the near future—most of this year’s applicants will need to narrow down their list remotely. No two ways about it: this is not ideal. There is no substitute for seeing a school, in session, in… 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 »