We can help you get into your dream school.

Start Magoosh SAT or Magoosh ACT Prep today!

Author: Nadyja Von Ebers

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. LinkedIn

Nadyja Von Ebers

A Family Guide to College Admissions Season

In this post, we show step-by-step how you can help a student in your family navigate college admissions and application deadlines.

continue reading
Nadyja Von Ebers

COVID-19 Has Changed the ACT. Here’s How.

Here’s how COVID-19 is currently impacting the ACT. Find out about new ACT changes, test dates, and safety measures being taken at testing sites.

continue reading
Nadyja Von Ebers

How to Handle ACT Test Cancellations Due to COVID-19

Editor’s note: This post has been last updated on April 10, 2020. For the latest information about ACT testing during the COVID-19 crisis, please check out our live COVID-19 updates post. You can also read more about how Covid has changed the ACT here! First and foremost, we hope you are healthy and safe and […]

continue reading
Nadyja Von Ebers

How to Handle SAT Test Cancellations Due to COVID-19

Editor’s note: This post has been last updated on April 16, 2020. While this post may have some useful information regarding SAT testing during the COVID-19 crisis, please check out our live COVID-19 updates post for the latest information. We at Magoosh know this is a challenging time for everyone, and right now our #1 […]

continue reading
Nadyja Von Ebers

How to Get into Harvard: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

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 […]

continue reading
Nadyja Von Ebers

Should I Do Work Study? Take the Quiz

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 […]

continue reading
Nadyja Von Ebers

Should I Graduate Early? Take the Quiz

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! […]

continue reading
Nadyja Von Ebers

APUSH Civil War Quiz – Are You Ready For Test Day?

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. […]

continue reading
Nadyja Von Ebers

APUSH American Revolution Quiz – Are You Ready For Test Day?

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. […]

continue reading
Nadyja Von Ebers

APUSH Quiz – Are You Ready For Test Day?

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 […]

continue reading