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 »

My Application was Deferred…Now What?

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If your early application was deferred, a compelling mid-year update letter can have an impact   It’s one of the tough realities of college admissions: every year, many highly qualified and deserving students apply early and are deferred by a wide range of schools, which means that the admissions office won’t decide on their application… 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 »

Major Changes Coming to the ACT

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Independent School Testing Requirements

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 »

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 »