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Author: Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Rachel is one of Magoosh’s Content Creators. She writes and updates content on our High School and GRE Blogs to ensure students are equipped with the best information during their test prep journey. Rachel has helped students around the world prepare for various standardized tests, including the SAT, ACT, TOEFL, GRE, and GMAT, and she is one of the authors of our Magoosh ACT Prep Book. Rachel has a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from Brown University, an MA in Cinematography from the Université de Paris VII, and a Ph.D. in Film Studies from University College London. For over a decade, Rachel has honed her craft as a fiction and memoir writer and public speaker. Her work has appeared in over a dozen online and print publications, including Vanity Fair Hollywood. When she isn't strategically stringing words together at Magoosh, you can find Rachel riding horses or with her nose in a book. LinkedIn

Rachel Kapelke-Dale

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

Looking for a top-notch education on an idyllic campus? William and Mary, in Williamsburg, Virginia, might be for you. The second-oldest college in the United States (and the first law school), W&M has literally centuries of educating students under its belt. Curious? In this post, we’ll look at what you need to know about how […]

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How to Get into UC Riverside: Admission Requirements, GPA, and More

How to get into UC Riverside? Here’s the info on UCR admissions, including UC Riverside SAT scores and UC Riverside ACT scores!

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How to Get into UC Santa Cruz: Admission Requirements, GPA, and More

What will you find at the University of California-Santa Cruz? Gorgeous hiking trails, recreational vehicles, and top-notch professors, to name just three benefits! If you’re ready to explore these opportunities, read on for a closer look at how to get into UC Santa Cruz: everything from UCSC admissions to their SAT and ACT scores policy! […]

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PSAT Practice: How to Prepare and Why You Should

Wondering how to start PSAT prep? Magoosh’s experts take a look at PSAT questions and give you PSAT tips to master the exam!

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How to Get into UCSD: Admission Requirements, SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

From beautiful beaches to great academics, the University of California, San Diego has got it all. Here’s what you need to know if you hope to be accepted there.

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How to Get into UC Berkeley: Admission Requirements, SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

Want to go to school in beautiful Berkeley, CA? Find out what average UC Berkeley SAT scores look like to see what you need to do to get in!

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What Is a Good PSAT Score?

What is a good PSAT score? What is an average PSAT score? Magoosh’s experts explain how to determine where your score fits in on the PSAT score range!

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50+ SAT Grammar and Punctuation Rules to Know

Wondering which SAT grammar rules you need to know? Learn 50+ key concepts for your SAT grammar practice (along with an SAT grammar rules PDF and quiz)!

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9 ACT Science Practice Questions with Explanations

ACT Science questions are a little like olives; either you love them or you hate them. Yes, skeptical readers, there are some students out there who love the ACT Science test. But no matter where you fall on this love/hate spectrum, you absolutely can learn to do better on it—with ACT Science practice! Time to […]

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The Official ACT Prep Guide 2020-2021 | Book Review

Wondering whether The Official ACT Prep Guide 2018 is worth your time and money? Magoosh’s experts give their expert opinion!

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