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 […]
Author Archive | 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, and Twitter.
The 15 Best Online Resources for Free ACT Prep
Looking for the best online ACT prep? From apps to websites, this post has you covered!
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!
15 Tips for Students to Reduce Stress During COVID-19
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
ACT Percentiles – How to Find ACT Score Percentiles
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!
19 ACT Grammar Rules You Need to Know to Get a Great Score
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 […]
What is a Good SAT Subject Test Score?
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!
5 SAT Math Tricks Every Student Should Know
Math can be tricky. Here’s your chance to turn the tables and apply these easy-to-apply tricks that will let you rule math as opposed to let math rule you.