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’s Summer Reading & Writing Intensive Program

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Looking to improve your critical reading and writing skills? As students move through middle and high school, they are asked to navigate a diverse and challenging range of texts. Continued academic success increasingly depends on the ability to read, comprehend, and write about a broad array of material. However, with the pressure of regular academic… 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 »

College Interview FAQ

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Tools to help you succeed in college admission interviews A strong interview can be a big plus in the college application process—a chance for you to share your interests, your personality, and your excitement about the colleges you’ve chosen. Now that the college application season is underway, we wanted to share our answers to a… Read more »

Time Management Tips for the New School Year

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PSAT Scores. What do PSAT scores mean

Get back in the swing of things with these time management tips!   A new school year has arrived, and with it an opportunity to be more organized than last year!  To help students make good use of the precious time they have, we would like to share some time management techniques our students have… Read more »

Applying for and Completing a Joint JD-MBA Degree Just Got Easier!

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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 »

Marks Education 2017 College Transfer Results

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College Transfer, how to transfer colleges

College Transfer is a common practice. Each student’s journey through college is different. There is no “right” path through college. According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, approximately 20% of students who graduate from a four-year institution – both public and private – started at a different school. We have worked with transfers on a… Read more »