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Author: Thomas Broderick

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.

Thomas Broderick

ACT Standard Deviation

One of the first things a lot of test-takers ask is “What’s a good ACT score?” There are a couple of ways of answering this; our ACT Score Range post takes a look at some of them. What we’ll do in this post is examine another way of evaluating scores, through the ACT standard deviation. […]

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Tips for Managing Your SAT Study Time

Managing your SAT study time, especially in the summer, can be a challenge. In this article, learn to make the most of your study time.

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SAT Writing: Frequently Confused Words

There are a lot of frequently confused words in the English language. In this article, finally learn the true meanings of 14 of them.

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Introduction to the I.B. Diploma Programme

Hello, Magooshers. Mr. B here. Today I’m writing an article about a topic close to my heart: The International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Diploma Programme. Many years ago I was an I.B. student. In fact, I was one of the first 10 students in Tennessee to earn the I.B. Diploma. To say the least, it was an […]

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SAT Test Statistics

In March 2016, the College Board released the new SAT. Let’s crunch the numbers to see what this means for first-time test takers.

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Taking the SAT in Community College

The SAT isn’t just for high school students. In this article, learn about how the SAT plays a role in the world of community college and beyond.

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AP Physics Exams

AP Physics 1 & 2 are challenging high school courses. The AP Exams, though, are far from impossible. In this article, learn the ins and outs of both exams.

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Old SAT to New SAT Writing Score Conversion Table

Comparing old SAT to new SAT Writing scores shouldn’t be a hassle. In this article, we at Magoosh have done all the hard work for you!

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AP Chemistry Exam

AP Chemistry is tough, but the AP Chemistry Exam doesn’t have to be. In this article, learn everything you need to know to make test day a success!

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SAT Chinese Subject Test

Chinese is a difficult language to learn, but the SAT Chinese Subject Test is far from impossible. In this article, learn how to do your best on test day.

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