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Magoosh’s Diversity Goals

A few years ago, we took a look in the mirror and realized that our team was not representative of our student base and that our products do not yet equitably serve all students. That’s why, in 2018, Magoosh set up our first employee diversity goals. Today, I want to share a little bit about […]

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The Journey Ahead for Our Racial Justice Work — A Letter from the CEO of Magoosh

Here at Magoosh, we’ve been outraged and heartbroken along with the rest of the world these past few weeks. We’ve been processing this internally as a team, and wanted first to be thoughtful in our support of one another—especially our Black colleagues—before drafting a response beyond our initial statement. George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Tony McDade. […]

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COVID-19: Working through the new normal

Given that COVID-19 is on everyone’s minds right now, especially our extended Magoosh family —our prospective candidates, students, employees— we wanted to share how Magoosh has responded from an operations perspective during this crisis. We have been lucky enough to be in a financial position to weather this storm and support our communities as we […]

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We (Still) Don’t Negotiate Salaries – Here’s Exactly How We Make It Work.

Specific steps we’ve taken over the past five years to promote equal pay using a no-salary negotiation policy. Nearly five years ago, I wrote about how we don’t negotiate salaries as a means of fostering fairness across our company and taking tangible steps to reduce wage gaps that are unfortunately inherent in the tech sector. […]

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#MoreThanAScore: Our Magoosh Take on the College Board’s Move Towards “Adversity Scores”

At Magoosh, we believe that students are more than a score. Following their announcement to start using “adversity scores” to measure the socioeconomic position of SAT takers, we commend the College Board for acknowledging how systematically unfair the college admissions landscape can be to students from marginalized backgrounds and for taking steps, as a leader […]

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