Author Archive | Anika Manzoor

  • Anika Manzoor

    As one of Magoosh’s Blog Editors, Anika relies on her nearly 20 years in education and youth leadership spaces to produce empowering, student-centered content across Magoosh's blogs. Anika has a BA from Grinnell College and an MPP from Harvard University. Her experience includes serving two years as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Malaysia, an SAT tutor for Kaplan, and currently, as the Executive Director of Youth Activism Project, a nonprofit that she co-founded when she was 12 years old. Anika's work has been featured in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and Yahoo! Money. She has also spoken at panels and given presentations at New York University and Harvard University. If you'd like to keep up with Anika, you can check out her LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and personal website.

SAT Math: Word Problems

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 […]

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How to Improve Your ACT Score By 10 Points

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!

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ACT Score Report: What You Need to Know

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 […]

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How Students Are Responding to COVID-19

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. […]

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