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Author: Molly Kiefer

Molly completed her undergraduate degree in Philosophy at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. She has been tutoring the SAT, GRE, and LSAT since 2014, and loves supporting her students as they work towards their academic goals. When she’s not tutoring or blogging, Molly takes long walks, makes art, and studies ethics. Molly currently lives in Northern California with her cat, who is more popular on Instagram than she is.

Molly Kiefer

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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SAT Math Section: Median and Mode – SAT Practice Questions | Video Post

Looking for a little help prepping for the SAT Math section? In this video, Magoosh’s SAT expert Chris explains the mathematical concepts of median and mode, and goes over several SAT practice questions to help you get comfortable working with medians and modes on your own. Watch the embedded video below, or scroll down for […]

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Top 10 Tips for the ACT Science Section | Video Post

The ACT Science section is the fourth section of the ACT, and the final multiple-choice section on the test. During this section, you’ll be asked to answer 40 multiple-choice questions corresponding to six or seven passages. These questions focus extensively on scientific reasoning; only a handful will test scientific facts. After the Science section, you […]

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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 research universities — ranked 26th — 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 Last Minute Tips: Test Stress | Video Post

The March 2019 SAT test date is coming up this weekend, and if you’re planning on taking the exam you may be feeling a bit stressed. Now’s the time to go over last minute SAT tips, and we’re here to help you make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible on your big day! In […]

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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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What are the 2019 ACT Test Dates? | Video Post

Deciding when to take ACT this year? We’re here to help you pick the perfect test date for your busy schedule! In this video, Magoosh’s ACT expert Kat reviews every 2019 ACT test date, including registration deadlines, late registration deadlines (when a late fee will be required), and score release dates. After the overview, Kat […]

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