Author Archive | Rita Neumann

  • Rita Neumann

    Rita brings 18 years of tutoring, mentoring, and test prep experience to her role as Senior Content Marketing Manager. Rita earned her BA from UC San Diego and her MA from UCSD's School of Global Policy Studies. Over the years, Rita has tutored all subjects in the CA middle and high school curricula, and coached students studying for the GRE, SAT, and ACT—she even coauthored ACT Prep by Magoosh. Rita has written dozens of blog posts related to test prep, and even some articles for fellow marketers, such as Conversion Optimization For Your Blog. Connect with Rita on LinkedIn!

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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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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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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How to Study Online Without Getting Distracted

When you want to study for the SAT online, the internet becomes your best friend and your worst enemy. Yes, you have access to wonderful resources all in one place, from the comfort of your own home. But, oh the temptation to procrastinate!! You know what I’m talking about. You go online to check Facebook […]

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