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
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. […]
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.
What is FAFSA? Learn all about the FAFSA deadline, how to complete a FAFSA application, and answers to help you earn the financial aid you need.
Wondering how to get into Stanford University? This post gives you an idea of the SAT scores, ACT scores, and GPA you would need to get in.
A letter of recommendation is one of the most important components of your college application. In this post, you’ll learn how to ask for a letter of recommendation, what should be included in your letter, and the answers to other frequently asked questions.
You probably know that your GPA plays a huge role in high school and your college applications. Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, we’ll explain everything you need to know about grade point averages, and show you how to calculate GPA results on your own with Magoosh’s free, downloadable GPA calculator.
One of the steps in the college application process is completing the Common App essay. While it may sound intimidating, the Common Application essay is easy to ace if you know how to approach it. We’ll break down what the essay is, how to write one, share Common App essay examples, and more!