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Author: Myka Yamasaki

Myka will be attending Occidental College (located in Los Angeles) in the fall and is very excited! She is looking forward to reflecting on her high school experience to help others do their best on the SAT/ACT and in college admissions. She loves cats, food, and friends.

Myka Yamasaki

Book Recommendation for SAT Vocab

Studying vocab isn’t really fun. Studying for SAT vocab is especially boring. Trust me, I hardly found any dry vocab book enticing. However, if you want to score well on the SAT reading sections you will want to challenge yourself to learn some fancier vocabulary. Given this reality, I have found the perfect set of books. Drum roll please… Vocabulary Cartoons Word Power I and II!!!!

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Myka Yamasaki

Alternatives to College Tours

Driving and flying across the country to visit all the colleges you are interested in is not always a possibility. College visits can be expensive and it takes a lot of time to travel. If you are someone who can’t go on college visits, this post is for you. There is no need to worry! You can find the colleges for you by taking advantage of the internet. Here are a few resources to look into:

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Myka Yamasaki

Best Way to Sell Textbooks

Do you have a pile of textbooks in your room that you will never open again? Well look no further because these are a few of the best ways to get rid of book clutter.

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Myka Yamasaki

Ways to Make College Financially Feasible

For many families, the thought of paying for a college education is stressful. If you are a high school junior/senior who feels stressed about college tuitions than this post is for you.

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Myka Yamasaki

What is an SAT Subject Test?

Most students already know that the SAT Reasoning test is awaiting them long before they make it to their junior/senior year. I know for me, the SAT Reasoning test was looming over my head since my first day of high school. But even as someone who had the SAT Reasoning in mind for so long, what I didn’t know was that there were also these little things called SAT Subject Tests!

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Myka Yamasaki

Meet Myka, Our New High School Blogger

Hi Everyone! I’m Myka Yamasaki and I am a new high school blogger for Magoosh! I am very excited to be here as prior to this I have just been hanging out way too much with my cat.

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