Nadyja von Ebers is one of Magoosh’s Content Creators. She writes for the Magoosh High School Blog, where she shares helpful resources for students searching for test prep tips and advice. Her content includes advice on college admissions, from how to get into the University of Chicago and how to complete financial aid forms to tips on asking for a letter of recommendation.
Nadyja has extensive experience working with students to prepare for standardized tests, from AP exams and the GED to the ACT and SAT. After receiving an MA in English from DePaul University, Nadyja went on to teach English at the high school and college levels for over a decade. She loves helping students reach their maximum potential and thrives in both literal and virtual classrooms.
When she's not teaching or contributing to the Magoosh blog, she enjoys reading, writing, and spending time in or near the ocean.
Real talk: as you’ve probably guessed, it’s not easy to get into Harvard University. Harvard’s admissions process is highly selective, and you’ll have to be a pretty impressive candidate to make it through (and that doesn’t just mean having the perfect Harvard SAT score or ACT score). After all, they are ranked #2 in National […]
If you’re reading this, that probably means you’ve received work-study funding. Congratulations! Now you have to decide if taking a work-study position is the best option for you right now. It can be difficult to determine how much time in your schedule you’ll actually have to commit to working because college itself is rigorous. So […]
For any number of reasons, you may be thinking about graduating early. Maybe you want to start taking college classes. Or maybe you have a job lined up to save money for college. Or maybe you’re just suffering a good old-fashioned case of senioritis, in which case we highly recommend this Senior Year Survival Guide! […]
Your AP US History exam is approaching! How are you feeling about it? Undoubtedly, there are some topics you feel stronger about than others. The Civil War is a central topic on the exam, so we’ve devised an APUSH Civil War quiz so you can get a sense of how well you know this material. […]
Getting ready for your AP United States History Exam this spring? More than likely, there are some topics you feel stronger about than others. The American Revolution is a central topic on the exam, so we’ve devised an APUSH American Revolution quiz so you can get a sense of how well you know this material. […]
Your AP US History Exam is approaching—are you ready? This APUSH quiz tests your knowledge on various subjects on the exam, which will give you a sense of what you need to study. After you take the APUSH quiz, check out the answer key below. We’ve included some elaboration on each answer to help you […]
Marquette University is a private, Jesuit university that is ranked #84 in national universities. Marquette is located walking distance from downtown Milwaukee, a city full of museums, restaurants, music venues, and many other fun and exciting things to do. So if you’re looking for an urban college experience in small-ish and super welcoming city, Marquette […]
Pepperdine University is a private, Christian, research-based college located in Malibu California. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, I can’t think of a more beautiful place to go to school. While you don’t have to identify as any particular religion to attend Pepperdine, it’s worth mentioning right away that attendance requires religious participation. According to U.S News […]
DePaul University, located in Chicago, is perfect for anyone looking to live in a truly amazing city. Its central Lincoln Park campus is close to downtown, Lake Michigan, and a million other gems Chicago has to offer. As an alumnus, I may be a teeny bit biased, but I genuinely loved going to school there. […]
If studying rigorous academics on a historical campus (known for its inclusion in the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition) while living in one of the best cities on earth sounds amazing to you… then The University of Chicago might be for you. The University of Chicago is a highly prestigious, private research university located just a […]