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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

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

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. […]

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How to Get Into The University of Chicago: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA, and More

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 […]

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How to Get Into Vanderbilt: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA, and More

Vanderbilt University, also sometimes affectionately known as “Vandy,” is one of the best colleges in the nation located one of the hippest cities ever, Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt is a highly prestigious, highly selective private research institute known equally for its acclaimed music school and medical center. Currently ranked #15 in national universities, Vanderbilt draws the […]

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How to Get Into Johns Hopkins University: The SAT and ACT, GPA, and More

Johns Hopkins University may be a bit of a mouthful to say, but it’s one of the best colleges in the nation. In fact, it’s America’s very first research institute! Johns Hopkins boasts over 260 prestigious programs across nine academic divisions (including one of the nation’s best pre-med programs) plus the Applied Physics Laboratory. Founded […]

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How to Get Into USC: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA, and More

USC, short for the University of Southern California, appeals to students because it’s an elite academic institution situated downtown in one of the hippest cities on earth: Los Angeles. What’s cooler than going to class at a super prestigious university and then seeing movies on the weekends before the rest of the country?! Not much. […]

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

Northwestern University has a lot going for it. It’s ranked #9 in Best National Universities. For aspiring pre-med students, it has arguably the best combined BS/MD program in the nation. And it’s located just north of Chicago on a jaw-droppingly beautiful campus located right on Lake Michigan. Sold? Cool. Let’s jump right in and take […]

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How to Get Into Princeton: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA, and More

We can’t lie. It’s pretty exciting to think about attending Princeton University, currently the #1 university in the United States. If you’re someone seeking the best of the best for college, Princeton is it. Princeton University has always had a sterling reputation, but it’s harder to get into than ever, so before we dive into […]

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How to Get Into Tulane: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA, and More

There’s no other way to say it: Tulane University is one of the dreamiest colleges you could possibly attend. Why, you may ask? Because Tulane is located in one of the most diverse, compelling, history-rich cities in the world: New Orleans–known for its jazz, art, incredible food, sprawling parks, and of course, Mardi Gras. Specifically, […]

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How to Get Into Cornell: ACT and SAT Scores, GPA, and More

Simply put, “Ithaca is Gorges”. Some people, however, are put off by Cornell’s location…However, once you’ve arrived in Ithaca, there’s almost everything that you could ever need…In terms of non-commerical aspects of Ithaca, there are many different state parks within a few miles of campus, all with beautiful scenery (including waterfalls!), recreation areas, and more. […]

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UCLA Admissions: The SAT Scores, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get in

Wondering how to get into UCLA? This post has the scoop on UCLA SAT scores, UCLA ACT scores, GPA, and other information for UCLA admissions.

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