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Category: High School Life

Thomas Broderick

I’ve Failed a High School Class! Now What?

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 […]

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Thomas Broderick

Standardized Test Advice for Students with IEPs

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.

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Thomas Broderick

Creating a Positive Student/Teacher Relationship

Creating a positive student/teacher relationship is important for your current and future success. Find out how to foster one in this post.

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Rita Neumann

Harvard SAT Scores

Update: This post contains data on Harvard SAT Scores based on Harvard’s class of 2020. So You Want to Go to Harvard… You dream of singing the fight song as the Harvard Crimson thrash Yale at Harvard Stadium. You want to join the ranks of such notable alumni as FDR, Bill Gates, and Conan O’Brien. […]

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Thomas Broderick

Making the Most of the Time Between Thanksgiving and Winter Break

If you are a high school junior or senior, there is a lot to do between now and Winter Break. In this article, learn how to make the most of your time!

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Thomas Broderick

Choosing an ACT/SAT Tutor

There are a lot of ACT/SAT tutors and tutoring services out there. In this article, let’s find one that works best for you.

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Thomas Broderick

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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Jeannie Borin

10 Ways to Enjoy Summer and Do College Prep

Make sure you find time to relax this summer but also remain productive, active and interested…exercise, read, visit campuses while traveling, keep a journal, develop a hobby and collaborate on something meaningful. #1.Learn about community service and internship opportunities in your area that are in your field of interest. Talk to other students and adults to see […]

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Guest Author

4 Ways High School Students Can Spend the Summer Abroad

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to wait until college to study abroad. Tons of students just like you take advantage of unique summer abroad programs each year. Not only is this a great way to stand out on your college applications, but it will also help you develop your independence while gaining a larger perspective on our world.

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Anna Carpelotti

5 Tips to Reboot Your Summer Activities

It’s important to rest and recharge over the summer, but it is equally important to find some way to challenge yourself. Admissions committees want to see that high schools students are taking these few months off to engage with their communities, learn new things, and pursue their passions.

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