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Enter Mark One – 99POINT9’s Online Platform


Remember, we left off with the question that “How does 99point9 guarantee your score”. Here’s the philosophy before we answer that question: If you know your content, if you understand the concepts, if you’ve put in the work, then there’s no reason why you should fail. Simple. 

If you go through the lectures mindlessly, if you try to learn just through practice, if you question the process, then you will fail. Again, simple. 

The first issue, at least previously, was that students said they had “completed” the content they were assigned. But, because the definition of “completed” was subjective, it was hard to figure out who really understood the concepts, and who didn’t. 

The second issue was that students said that they were studying, when they actually weren’t. 

And the third issue was to ensure that students were focussed one subject at a time and mastering it before they moved on, and given the first issue, this was tedious to implement. 

Despite the issues, the obstacles were overcome and that’s why our students rave about us. That’s where Mark One comes in. It was created to automate our solutions, to create an online experience that works the same way as an in-person study coach would, without the restrictions of being human or costing what a human would, and above all, to guarantee you scores.

Before you get to how it works, you should understand what you’re committing to. We’ve taken out most of the hurdles that would prevent you from studying, in order for you to really get down and dirty with your test preparation, but you have to understand that your relationship with 99point9 goes both ways, and that you have to hold up your end of the bargain:

You Are Required To: 

  1. Put in the time that you need to study for. No Facebook, Reddit, blog-reading, or anything else that could distract you. 

  2. When you’re studying, you need to know your content immediately – there’s no “I’ll take notes now and review and memorize later”. You have to have a “My test is tomorrow mentality”.

  3. You can’t be skeptical of the process – you’re not paying us to walk you through our justification, and given that our students score phenomenally, we don’t have need to. That being said, you can let us know what you’re concerned about and we can walk you through issues.

  4. You can’t be frustrated atanypoint in the process at the test, at yourself, at us, or at what you’re scoring. Preparation is hard in itself, and we (you and us) simply don’t have mental space to get into arguments. 

  5. You can’t cheat the system, disappear when you start studying, or do things that would jeopardize your progress. Duh.

  6. At no point should you need convincingthat you need to do a specific lecture. Only 5% of the students do this, but this takes up so much of our time and energy (because we want you to succeed, dammit!) that we’re pretty drained by the end of the day. We’re real people too, you know.

  7. You must bring a professional attitude to our conversations. There’s little tolerance if you’re abusive, testy, or otherwise rude to any of your colleagues or to your instructors. There’s simply no tolerance on this front.

  8. You must have your priorities straight. If you’re writing your test in a month, you can’t also have two jobs, three part-time positions, one PhD degree in progress, and four volunteering positions. Okay fine! That’s a hyperbole but you should get the point here. You won’t do well on the test if you don’t have time to work on it.

  9. No outside content – unless we ask you otherwise. Think about it. We can’t know what you’re using, and how it explains the content. Things maybe explained contrary to how we teach them, maybe just wrong, or they mess up with the way you’ve been taught to think. It’s not fair for us to fix your mistakes if they we didn’t cause the issues. 

You have to communicate your concerns as soon as possible, so they can be addressed.

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