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Author: Peter Poer

Peter Poer

What is a Good ACT Score?

Ah, the inevitable “What’s a good score?” question. First, let me tell you right now: I’m not going to answer this question. But! I will give you some guidance for how to determine the answer yourself.   Many Good ACT Scores First, let’s think about what we mean by “Good.” Does better than average count […]

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Peter Poer

When Should I Take the ACT?

One of the most important decisions you have to make when studying for the ACT is when to actually take the exam. We all have different schedules and goals, and so there’s no one “right” time to take it. However, there are some important things to keep in mind about the ACT when deciding when […]

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Peter Poer

In Praise of the Safety School

My name is Peter, and I work at Magoosh doing Business Development and Sales. I used to teach high school math (your favorite!), and I joined the Magoosh team after going to business school. For those of you who can count, that means that I’m old. But, look — I can use gifs! So I’m […]

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Peter Poer

The Stages of SAT Grief

It’s okay to grieve. You’re losing free time, sleep, a little bit of your mind … all in the name of the SAT. You’re not alone. Studying for the SAT is a process. These are the stages of the SAT grieving process, from when you first learn about this test of horrors to when you […]

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