Tailored Educational Advising and College Admission Counseling

We provide one-on-one admission counseling and educational advising, customized to suit the needs of each student and family. From a single hourly session to a year-long package, we work with our clients to make an effective, efficient plan for academic success.

Educational Planning Services by Grade

Pre High School (8th Grade)
9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade

College Transfer Services

College Transfer

Graduate School Educational Planning

Graduate and Professional Educational Planning

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94% of our Seniors in Early Decision I and II, Early Action, and/or Rolling admissions pools have received acceptances.


Making College Your Home Away From Home

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 »

College Admission Counseling Bethesda, Washington D.C., Virginia

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

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 »

SAT or ACT Summer preparation

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

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 »

GMAT test prep, GRE test prep, LSAT test prep, MCAT test prep

Four Key Steps to Consider When Applying to Graduate School

Four Key Steps to Consider when applying to graduate school College students and graduates often come to me a year or two before they are applying to graduate school with the same question: “What should I be doing NOW if I plan to apply to graduate school in a few years?” I am always delighted to hear… Read more »