Advanced Placement Exam Deadlines Approaching

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Make Sure You are Signed Up!   Although the timeline may vary depending on the school you attend, many students planning on taking Advanced Placement (AP) exams in the spring of 2020 need to be signed up for those exams by mid-November 2019.  Typically, students do not sign up themselves, but instead their schools sign… Read more »

I Can’t Believe That Happened During My Test!

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Wait, what happened? It is test day.  You have been preparing for your SAT/ACT for months.  You have completed countless practice sections and a practice test. You have gained confidence and developed strategies.  You are ready to rock the test! But then, the unexpected happens: just as the proctor tells you to begin, the marching… 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 »

Making College Your Home Away From Home

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Are you ready for your first semester of college?   This is what you have been waiting for: the first day of college! You applied, you were accepted, and now you’re there, living on the campus you’ve dreamed of for so long! So why are you feeling so weird? Why doesn’t it feel the way… 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 »

It’s Not Summer Without Preparing for the SAT or ACT!

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SAT or ACT Summer preparation

Do your summer plans include SAT or ACT preparation?    Ah summer….beaches, barbecues, baseball…….buckling down to prep for the SAT or ACT? Wait what? While preparing for the SAT or ACT may not be the first thing on high schoolers’ minds when school gets out, getting a jump on standardized test prep in the summer before… Read more »

Skipping Questions on the GRE: A Key Strategy

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Part One:  How can Skipping Questions on the GRE Help You?   Skipping difficult and time-consuming questions and returning to them later is one of the most important strategies to use on the GRE, but it’s one that gives many students the most trouble. It’s important to skip questions on the GRE, whether your target… 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 »