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Author: Rita Neumann

Rita creates fun, inspiring, and educational resources that introduce students to Magoosh and help them prep for their exams. She earned both her BA and Master of Pacific International Affairs from UC San Diego, where she also studied Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Rita loves education and marketing, just as much as she loves vinyasa yoga and baking chocolate chip cookies.

Rita Neumann

Top 10 Ways to Prepare for the ACT

Want to know how to prep for ACT test day? Look no further! Our experts share the top 10 ways you can prepare for the ACT, from study schedules to pacing.

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10 Best Summer Prep Resources

Study for the ACT and SAT during summer vacation with the help of the 10 most popular summer prep resources from the Magoosh High School Blog.

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ACT eBook – Free PDF Download

The Magoosh ACT eBook is your complete guide the the ACT exam. Download this FREE resource, and use it throughout your ACT prep.

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What Should I Major In?

Picking your major is an exciting process. There really is no wrong choice, and your decision depends entirely on your own strengths, interests, and dreams for the future. Use this flowchart infographic to figure out what you should major in! Then comment to let us know what you got.

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Why You Should Take Your ACT Junior Year

We’ve already covered when you should take the ACT on a high level, but today I’d like to take a more opinionated approach. As someone who tutored the ACT for a couple of years, I’ve come to the conclusion that students who take the test junior year are better off. They end up with better […]

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Good Luck on Your SAT

We’re rooting for your success! Let us know how you felt about today’s test by leaving a comment below. 🙂  

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Living with the Uncertainty of College Applications

Remember that moment of excitement-relief-terror you experienced when you submitted your final college application? It didn’t last long. Submitting college apps is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you no longer have to spend countless hours perfecting personal statements, re-typing extracurriculars, entering numbers into forms, etc. That agony finally reached its end. On the […]

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What to Bring to the SAT

Fear of the unknown is a big cause of pre-SAT stress. But it doesn’t have to be. The SAT is a known entity! Many of us have taken it (multiple times) and we have wisdom to share. So, if you’re stressed because you don’t know what to expect on Saturday, you’re not alone. Let us […]

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Best Free SAT Vocabulary Resources

SAT vocabulary can be tough. It’s definitely a step above the vocab level that you’re supposed to attain in high school. In fact, the SAT expects you to have a college-level vocabulary in order to get past their critical reading and sentence completion sections. The last thing that you want on a 25-minute SAT section […]

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18 Unexpected Tips for a Higher SAT Score

A great SAT score. It’ll take more than traditional studying to achieve. You’ll need guts, perseverance, and … bacon? Yes, bacon. Or sugar. Or clairvoyance or a kitchen timer or a cute panda video. Really, you’ll need a combination of the following 18 SAT lifehacks. They go far beyond book learning. In fact, some of […]

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