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Author: Elizabeth Peterson

Elizabeth holds a degree in Psychology from The College of William & Mary. While there, she volunteered as a tutor and discovered she loved the personal connection she formed with her students. She has now been helping students with test prep and schoolwork as a professional tutor for over six years. When not discussing grammar or reading passages, she can be found trying every drink at her local coffee shop while writing creative short stories and making plans for her next travel adventure!

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5 Tricks for the SAT Reading Test

These five tricks will help you to both prepare for the Reading part of the new SAT and rock it on the day you take it.

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The New SAT: A New Type of Reading Question

The New SAT Reading will include some new types of questions, called Command of Evidence questions. Here’s a look at them!

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Tips for Your 2016 Common Application Essay

Need some direction when tackling the Common Application Essay? Here are six tips to help you get started.

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What is a Good ACT English Score?

The first sight that will greet you when you open your ACT test packet will be the ACT English section. It contains the most questions of any section on the test (75 of them!), but it only allows you 45 minutes to answer them. Your raw score will be translated into a score from 1-36 […]

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What is a Good ACT Writing Score?

What’s a good ACT Writing score? Check out this up-to-date percentile data to determine what score you should aim for on the ACT Writing section.

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Meet Elizabeth, Our Newest Blogger!

Hi there! I’m Elizabeth, Magoosh’s newest SAT/ACT blogger. I’m so excited to be writing for Magoosh and helping students along the nerve-wracking journey to college.   Just so we’re not strangers, let me tell you a little about myself. I was born in Mexico City, and my parents are American and English, so I am […]

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