Anika is one of Magoosh’s Blog Editors. She makes sure the content across our blogs is error-free, easy to read, pleasing to the eye, and Google-friendly. Anika has ten years of experience in teaching and facilitating. She has taught English to language learners of all ages in places like Ecuador and Malaysia, has tutored high schoolers in SAT prep, and has led several youth empowerment programs. Anika earned her B.A. in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies from Grinnell College and her Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University. When she’s not scouring the web for the perfect gif for the blog or strategizing for educational equity, Anika can be found bingeing Netflix, searching Spotify for gems for her workout playlist, or obsessively reading the news. LinkedIn
If the phrase “word problems” makes you want to throw your SAT prep materials at the wall, know that you’re definitely not alone. Word problems are HARD if you’re not used to translating them into numbers. And the bad news? The SAT Math section LOOOVES their word problems — they comprise 25% of the Math […]
Looking for the best online ACT prep? From apps to websites, this post has you covered!
Test-optional colleges are all over the news! In this post, learn why test-optional schools are important and which schools are going test-optional in 2020.
Howdy, Magooshers! Today we’re going to cover a very important topic: How to Improve Your ACT Score By 10 Points. According to Google, that exact phrase was one of the most common searches after the last ACT, so it’s near and dear to a lot of you!
It’s tough being a student during the time of coronavirus. On top of worrying about loved ones and the state of the world in general and really missing social interactions, like everyone else, you also have the added student stress of worrying about your education and your future. To help you cope and make the […]
Your ACT Score Report is arguably just as important as the ACT test itself. If you recently took the ACT, you’re probably wondering about your ACT score report dates and what to expect on your report. You might also be wondering about the option of sending free score reports. In this post, we not only […]
In addition to causing a massive, worldwide public health crisis, COVID-19 has uniquely impacted high school students. With the move to remote learning and the uncertainty around college admissions, it’s hard to find a time when student stress levels have been higher. What’s more, students from marginalized backgrounds are being disproportionately impacted by this crisis. […]
What is a percentile anyway? Check out this post to learn how to use your ACT percentiles to see how you compare to other students who’ve taken the ACT!
For a top-notch ACT English score, you need to know your grammar rules inside and out. More than half of the questions in the ACT English section test your understanding of English grammar, known on the ACT as “Conventions of Standard English” questions. Although this post won’t go through ALL the English rules to know […]
Based on percentiles, a good SAT Subject Test score could be a lot higher than a good score on the regular SAT test. Find out what score you should aim for!