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Author: Molly Kiefer

Molly is one of Magoosh’s Content Creators. She designs Magoosh’s graphic assets, manages our YouTube channels and podcasts, and contributes to the Magoosh High School Blog.

Since 2014, Molly has tutored high school and college students preparing for the SAT, GRE, and LSAT. She began her tutoring journey while in undergrad, helping her fellow students master math, computer programming, Spanish, English, and Philosophy.

Molly graduated from Lewis & Clark College with a B.A. in Philosophy, and she continues to study ethics to this day. An artist at heart, Molly loves blogging, making art, taking long walks and serving as personal agent to her cat, who is more popular on Instagram than she is.

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SAT Last Minute Tips: How to Cram | Video Post

The May 2019 SAT test date is coming up this Saturday, which means now’s your last chance to get in every little bit of studying that you can…especially if you haven’t exactly been sticking to your study schedule. But don’t worry! We’re here to help you make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible on […]

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How to Guess on the ACT | Video Post

The April 2019 ACT test date is coming up next Saturday, and if you’re planning on taking the exam you may be getting a little nervous! But don’t worry–although most of your ACT prep is probably now behind you, there are a few test-taking hacks you can still add to your toolkit. In this video, […]

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Barnard College Admissions: The SAT, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

What is the Barnard admissions committee looking for? Well, a good place to start is the word splashed across Barnard’s website, describing the college’s personality: “Bold.” That’s what you have to be to choose the prestigious, highly selective women’s liberal arts college in New York City! Known around the world as one of the oldest […]

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UMass Amherst Admissions: The SAT, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst is one of the nation’s leading public universities — ranked 24th — but going there is also like being enrolled in four more prestigious colleges. That’s because UMass Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium, along with Smith, Mt. Holyoke, Hampshire College, and the 2nd best liberal arts […]

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Top 10 Tips for the ACT Essay | Video Post

The ACT Essay is an optional, 40-minute section of the ACT, which tests your ability to craft an organized, well-articulated analytical essay on a given topic. The prompt presents three distinct perspectives on a complex issue, in response to which you must write an essay, taking your own stance on the issue by analyzing the […]

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SAT Math Section: Work Formula – SAT Practice Questions | Video Post

Looking for a little help prepping for the SAT Math section? In this video, Magoosh’s SAT expert Chris introduces the Work Formula and goes over several SAT practice questions to help you get comfortable with using the Work Formula on your own. Watch the embedded video below, or scroll down for a full video transcript. […]

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SAT Math Section: Distance Rate – SAT Practice Questions | Video Post

Looking for a little help with the SAT Math section? In this video, Magoosh’s SAT expert Chris explains the Distance-Rate Formula! You don’t have to be scared of these question types anymore, once you’ve got the Distance-Rate Formula in your pocket! Watch the embedded video below, or scroll down for a full video transcript. 🙂 […]

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ACT Last Minute Tips: What to Bring on Test Day | Video Post

With the February 2019 ACT test date approaching, now’s the time to go over last minute ACT tips—and we’re here to help you make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible on your big day! In this video, Magoosh’s ACT expert Kat will review the 10 things you should definitely bring with you on the […]

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Amherst College Admissions: The SAT, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

If you’re looking for a small college that emphasizes academics, diversity, and student engagement, there aren’t many colleges in the world delivering a more unique, rigorous education than Amherst. Amherst College is one of the premier colleges in America, ranked the second-best liberal arts college by the U.S. News and World Report. Colleges are ranked […]

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Williams College Admissions: The SAT, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

No need to sugarcoat it–Williams College is ranked as the #1 liberal arts college in America by the U.S. News and World Report. That’s pretty huge, but there’s more to a great college experience than just a ranking! Williams is nestled in a cozy town at the foot of the Berkshire Mountains that just happens […]

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