Thomas spent four years teaching high school English, social studies, and ACT preparation in Middle Tennessee. Now living in Northern California, he is excited to share his knowledge and experience with Magoosh's readers. In his spare time Thomas enjoys writing short fiction and hiking in the Sonoma foothills.
What’s a good SAT score for scholarships? In this article, learn more about which score to go for, and how to turn that number into scholarship dollars.
You like words, Magooshers? You know, the things you’re reading right now? I bet there are certain words you’re always happy to hear: ‘dessert,’ ‘free,’ and ‘warm,’ are just a few nice words that come to mind. But we all have some words that we don’t like. If you’re studying for the SAT Math Test, […]
This week I learned that assuming that certain things will happen isn’t the best mindset. Yet I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that if you’re reading this article, it’s likely you’ve failed a high school class. If you’ve just learned the news, I’d recommend taking a day or two before coming […]
Hello English Language Learner (ELL) Magooshers! Recently I wrote ACT to Offer Accommodations for English Language Learners Starting in 2017! This article got me thinking a lot about ELL students such as yourself. Today I want to talk to ELL students getting ready for the SAT/ACT. I’ve come up with a lot of tips and […]
Standardized tests can be really tough for students with IEPs. In this article, learn the tips and tricks IEP students can use to succeed on any test.
Well, Magooshers, it’s time for another installment of my (non) patented ACT English advice. Today’s topic is ambiguous pronouns. To get us started, here’s an example, something one of my students in sophomore English may have written years ago: Mark decided to go out for coffee. At the coffee shop he ran into his old […]
Creating a positive student/teacher relationship is important for your current and future success. Find out how to foster one in this post.
AP Comparative Government and Politics will teach you about how governments around the world work. In this article, learn how to do your best on exam day!
AP Capstone is an exciting new program from the College Board. In this article, learn if this two-year course is right for you!
The AP Spanish Literature and Culture Exam assesses students’ language and literature savvy. In this article, learn what to expect on exam day!