From Berkeley’s position as the nation’s first sanctuary city to San Francisco’s recent high ranking on immigrant integration in the New American Economy’s Cities Index, the Bay Area (home to Magoosh HQ) has long been known as a beacon of inclusivity. When it comes to our attitudes towards language learners however, our promise of welcome […]
Author Archive | Eliot Friesen
Eliot Friesen-Meyers is the Senior Curriculum Manager for Magoosh IELTS and TOEFL. He attended Goshen College (B.A.), New York University (M.A.), and Harvard University (M.T.S.), gaining experience and skills in curriculum development, ESOL instruction, online teaching and learning, and IELTS and TOEFL test prep education. Eliot's teaching career started with Literacy Americorps in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and later, taught ESL programs at Northeastern University, University of California-Irvine, and Harold Washington College. Eliot was also a speaker at the 2019 TESOL International Conference. With over 10 years of experience, he understands the challenges students face and loves helping them overcome those challenges. Come join Eliot on Youtube, Facebook, and Instagram.
Recent blog posts
Complete Guide to IELTS Writing Task 1
Job title: Eliot Friesen-Meyers, M.A., M.T.S.
“Test Prep in the Life of an Indian Student” (People of Magoosh)
Learn about Manikandan, one of our Magoosh students in India. He was invited to write this post as part of our People of Magoosh series, where our students tell their incredible stories in order to encourage others to keep pressing on toward their goals.
From the State University of Guayaquil to UCLA (People of Magoosh)
Read one student’s story of success in his letter from the State University of Guayaquil to UCLA (People of Magoosh).
A Peace Corps Volunteer Studying for the GRE in Togo, West Africa (People of Magoosh)
Learn how one Peace Corps volunteer uses Magoosh to study for the GRE in West Africa.
[Guest Post] 5 Ways Social Media Can Help the Application Process
Learn how social media can help you in the application process.
[Guest Post] Why More and More Grad Schools are Going Online
Take advantage of the growing trend of online graduate programs!
[Guest Post] Getting a Job in Social Media: 10 Things You Need to Know For Your First Interview
Got your first job interview for a social media position? Learn these tips before you walk into your interview and wow the hiring committee.