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 »

Major Changes Coming to the ACT

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You’ve never seen the ACT like this!   Yesterday,  the ACT announced three major changes to the administration and reporting of the test starting in September 2020.  First, students will have the option of online testing in addition to paper testing. Second, the ACT board will offer superscore reporting to colleges.  Finally, and perhaps most… 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 »

Should I Take the Math 1 or Math 2 Subject Test?

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As we near the end of the school year, a lot of high schoolers are sweating over the question, “Should I take the Math 1 or Math 2 Subject Test?”

  As we near the end of the school year, a lot of high schoolers are sweating over the question, “Should I take the Math 1 or Math 2 Subject Test?” Both College Board tests are 60 minutes long; both are multiple choice, and both allow calculators.  Both tests also have 50 questions that go… Read more »

The New Early Decision: Plan for a Changing Landscape

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Early Decision numbers break records again. As several recent news stories have announced, 2018 has been yet another record-breaking year for early decision college applications, with many schools seeing their early application numbers increase by twenty percent or more. And this trend is likely to continue. It’s time to acknowledge that the landscape has shifted:… Read more »

How to Plan and Prepare for SAT Subject Tests

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Planning and Preparing for SAT Subject Tests

Planning and Preparing for SAT Subject Tests Spring is in the air! But with all the fun that warm weather brings, it also means crunch time for end-of-year testing. Before you know it, AP Tests and final exams will be here. Along with AP tests, finals, and the SAT or ACT, you may also be… Read more »

Check the Facts When Taking an SAT or ACT Baseline Test

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  I have to take the SAT or ACT.  Where do I start? So, your colleges of choice are asking for SAT or ACT test scores. Taking an SAT or ACT baseline test is one of the first things you should do before applying to a college that requires SAT or ACT scores. Which baseline… Read more »

Navigating Accommodations for the SAT or ACT

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Students confront many decisions when determining which standardized tests will help them put their best foot forward for college admissions. Students with learning differences and physical challenges have an additional layer of considerations and preparations. Accommodations for Standardized Tests Address Different Needs By leveling the playing field, accommodations enable students with learning differences and physical… Read more »