We can help you get into your dream school.

Start Magoosh SAT or Magoosh ACT Prep today!

Category: High School Life

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. […]

continue reading
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!

continue reading
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.

continue reading
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 […]

continue reading
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 […]

continue reading
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.

continue reading
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.

continue reading
Maddi Lee

Ten Revolutionary Digital History Resources

History can be absolutely fascinating–but it can be difficult to become excited about the subject matter when everyone involved is dead and the closest you get to the subject matter is your dull textbook. Thankfully, we have the internet to not only provide us with priceless vines, but also some fun history resources! Take a look at this list of some revolutionary digital resources.

continue reading
Drew Evans

Coping with College Decisions

Navigating the college admissions process is a long, difficult journey. But luckily, the deadline is almost here, and your college decisions will be rolling in soon. How, exactly, should you be preparing for your college decisions?

continue reading
Kristin Fracchia

Is the ACT a Good Test for International Students?

If you are an international student, here are some things to think about to determine if the ACT is a better test for you. Check out the video for our tips for international students!

continue reading