Author Archive | Rachel Kapelke-Dale

  • Rachel Kapelke-Dale

    Rachel is a Magoosh Content Creator. 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. As a test-prep instructor for more than five years in there different countries, 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 novel, THE BALLERINAS, is forthcoming in December 2021 from St. Martin's Press, while her memoir, GRADUATES IN WONDERLAND, co-written with Jessica Pan, was published in 2014 by Penguin Random House. 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. Join her on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!

Taking the SAT in India

It can be overwhelming to prepare to go to college (university) in a different country—and US college admissions can be a long and stressful process. There are a few logistical things that you’ll want to keep in mind as you prepare to take the SAT exam in India, including test dates, locations, fees, and special […]

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Easy Tips for ACT Science

When preparing for the ACT, a lot of students feel like they hit a wall at some point. Maybe your practice test scores are stagnating, or even dropping—it happens. When it happens for an extended period of time, though, you might be in a rut. Help pull yourself off of that plateau with a few […]

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When should I start studying for the SAT?

  This post has been updated for the New SAT that was launched in March 2016! So our answer here is fresh, fresh, fresh! 🙂   When should I start studying for the SAT? It’s a commonly asked question—but not one with a clear-cut answer. The SAT is a test of knowledge, and a lot […]

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