Another year, another round of colleges reporting record-setting early pools. This is a trend we’ve been watching for the last few years, and it is still not showing signs of slowing down. We will have a full post on the data in the coming weeks. Once again, our seniors had tremendous success – 93% in… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Graduate School Counseling
Should you take the LSAT or the GRE to Apply to Law School?
Many Law Schools are accepting the GRE in place of the LSAT If you are planning to apply to law school in the next few years, you are probably thinking about taking a standardized test. Since its introduction in 1948, the LSAT has been a time-honored and much feared rite of passage. Recently, things have… Read more »
Early Application Pool News Shakes up College Admissions
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 »
Planning Ahead to Apply to Business School?
A Guide to Deferred Enrollment MBA Programs For Undergraduates Just because most MBA candidates begin their studies after four or more years of professional experience doesn’t mean you can’t secure your future place in business school before entering the work force. Many business schools are offering deferred enrollment programs—allowing students to secure an advance… Read more »
Reflections on Taking the GMAT Online Exam
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 »
All you Need to Know About Graduate School Requirements
Business School Admission Requirements Streamlined Marks Education is excited to announce a new resource on our website that will make planning for graduate school even easier. Prospective MBA students now have access to our research on business school admissions statistics and requirements. Got a question about what percentage of Wharton applicants use the GRE rather… Read more »
All you need to know About Law School Requirements
Law School Admission Requirements Streamlined Marks Education is happy to announce a new resource on our website that will make the law school application process even more manageable. JD bound students now have access to our database of research on admissions statistics and requirements for top law programs across the country. Got a question about… Read more »
Applying for and Completing a Joint JD-MBA Degree Just Got Easier!
It’s Easier to Apply for—and Complete—a Joint JD-MBA Degree Than Ever Before Applying to a joint JD-MBA degree explained In a world where global commerce and rapid technological growth has become the norm, the realms of business and law increasingly overlap. And each year at Marks Education, we advise more and more college graduates… Read more »
Crafting Your Law School Personal Statement
Is your law school personal statement ready? Now is the time to get in high gear if you are hoping to submit law school applications this fall. But where and how do you start your law school personal statement, when faced with a very general personal statement prompt? “Share more about yourself, your background,… Read more »
Choosing Recommenders for Applications
Plan Your Recommenders Carefully! You knew you would need great grades in challenging courses, excellent activities to show your commitment to your community, and many hours to prepare for standardized tests. You knew you needed to brainstorm your essays carefully and explain your motivations for taking your next academic step. But what do many… Read more »