Effects of COVID-19 on Standardized Testing

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An Update on Standardized Testing As COVID-19 has impacted school and work, its impact can be felt in many aspects of the college admission process, especially in the administration of the SAT and ACT. Many testing centers were forced to cancel tests over the spring and summer, leaving students, especially seniors, in a difficult position…. Read more »

Online Learning: Marks Education Can Help

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As we gear up for the fall, it’s becoming clear that school might not look the same as usual. Tasked with balancing the safety of their students with the imperatives of providing an excellent education, many school districts are implementing full online school for the fall or a hybrid solution that blends online learning with… 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 »


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Early Decision Applying to college

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! As graduation season enters full swing, albeit looking quite different this year, we wanted to offer our congratulations to the Class of 2020! Every year, our seniors put a lot of thought and hard work into their applications. This year was no different. After a busy summer and fall… Read more »


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Ready to take the LSAT at home on your own computer? Last year, The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) announced that starting with the September 21, 2019 test date, the LSAT would be fully digital. Candidates began taking the LSAT on Microsoft Surface Go tablets provided by testing centers in July 2019. Due to testing center closures… Read more »

Remote Testing for GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT Now Available

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Remote Testing for GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT Now Available

What prospective graduate students can expect when taking the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT online. Graduate entrance exams are adapting to meet the needs of students preparing to apply for graduate school while they follow social distancing recommendations at home. Most graduate exams are offering rescheduling for students who were planning to take their exam… Read more »

Why You Should Take the GRE General Test at Home

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Taking the GRE at home

Taking the GRE at home  proves to be a stress-free experience Due to the shutdown of many test centers that offer the GRE, ETS is temporarily offering a GRE General Test at Home (“At Home GRE”) option. The test is identical in content, format and on-screen experience to the GRE General Test taken at a… 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 »