Rachel is a High School and Graduate Exams blogger at Magoosh. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University, an MA from the Université de Paris VII, and a PhD from University College London. She has taught test preparation and consulted on admissions practices for over eight years. Currently, Rachel divides her time between the US and London. Follow Rachel on Twitter, or learn more about her writing here!
Dreaming of New York City? Fordham University has you covered. With a main campus in the Bronx, a second at Lincoln Center, and yet another in Westchester, attending the university gives you an opportunity to explore both the college’s and the city’s rich offerings. And its academics are top-notch, as well. Among Fordham’s more unique […]
Maybe you’ve been shouting “Go Orange!” since you could talk. Maybe you’re a big fan of Joyce Carol Oates, Cheryl Strayed, or William Safire. Or maybe you just really, really love snow (Syracuse gets around 100 inches a year!). If you fall into any of these three categories, Syracuse University may be a great fit. […]
Pop quiz: you’re in your favorite class, scanning your syllabus, and you see that there are going to be two major tests, a midterm and a final. How do you feel? If you’re like a lot of students, chances are that the answer isn’t “Awesome!” and definitely not “Excited!” However, with a little bit of […]
Have you been dreaming about hiking Machu Piccu? Having a coffee under the Eiffel Tower? Visiting the Great Wall of China? Or just want to go somewhere new? Sounds like you’ve been bitten by the study abroad bug. But deciding whether to study abroad is a big choice; after all, we’re talking about packing up […]
If a school with a huge number of undergrad programs (80) and international campuses (Rome, Beijing, and Ho Chi Minh City) appeals to you, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Loyola University Chicago. Part of the group of Jesuit colleges in the United States, Loyola is among the largest Catholic universities in the country. […]
If you’ve ever been to Madison, chances are that the University of Wisconsin-Madison charmed you. Perched on the lakefront, the school’s campus is full of bright leaves in the fall, snow (lots of snow!) in the winter, and tons of greenery in the spring. But UW is so much more than that. From its famously […]
Here at Magoosh, we’ve covered a lot of colleges. We’ve written about a lot of top programs. But with California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the standard language to describe how awesome schools are just isn’t enough. Consistently named one of the top ten universities in the world, Caltech’s alumni include numerous Nobel Laureates, winners of […]
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