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Nadira Berman

The Four Types of Second Semester Seniors

Everyone handles second semester a little bit differently. But over the past few months, I’ve observed four main types of behavior within my senior class. Whether you’re a junior and you want to know what to expect or a senior who can relate to all of the antics that go on at this time of […]

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Elise Gout

What Not to Wear: College Interview Edition

Two weeks ago, you pressed ‘Submit’. And for a split second it was like everything inside of you turned into a gooey mush. Partially from the terror. Partially from the relief. Another college application down. Another check off of the list. Another school name you can completely shove into that dark place in your mind […]

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Nadira Berman

How to Make Community Service Fun

Like it or not, community service is a vital part of your college application. Although it might not sound fun at first, you can help your community in a way that is personal to your own preferences and talents. Who knows, you may end up having the time of your life!   Tutor If tutoring […]

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Nadira Berman

Best Inspirational Quotes for Seniors

I love inspirational quotes. Reading them can really motivate me to work harder or even just comfort me when I’m having a bad day. Recently, I’ve been desperately longing for senior year to end and college to start. So I’ve decided to share some words of wisdom that I like to turn to when I […]

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Nadira Berman

How to Spend Your Summer Productively

I know what you’re thinking. Summer planning? Already? Right now, you’re doing this. But soon you’ll be doing this… …and wondering where all of the time went. Deadlines for many summer programs and camps are coming right up. You better get on that! As tempting as it might be to sit around all summer and […]

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Nadira Berman

The Ultimate Senioritis Playlist

Hey class of 2015! It’s second semester senior year. This means a combination of excitement… and laziness. But let’s be honest, it mostly means laziness. Unfortunately, we still have several months until graduation, even though we’re all sooooooo done. Here are some songs that basically sum up life right about now.   1. “The Lazy […]

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Nadira Berman

How to Take Advantage of Second Semester Senior Year

It’s the final stretch! We’re almost there! Right now, there’s basically nothing left to do but wait till summer… So you might as well take advantage of your last few months as a high school student.   Get to know people from your college Most colleges set up Facebook groups for members of the class […]

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Rita Neumann

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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Rachel Wisuri

The 10 Best High School Blogger Posts of 2014

In 2014, we hired 3 high school bloggers to write posts about their SAT and college application journeys.   They may be young, but they sure know their stuff! Here are our 10 favorite posts from the past year. Consider this your starting point if you’ve never read any of their posts, and the greatest hits […]

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Ronke Aderonmu

Magoosh + CollegeXpress: High Schooler’s Guide to the Future

Hey there, college-bound high school students! We’re excited to announce our new “High Schooler’s Guide to the Future” eBook that we made just for you. We teamed up with our friends at CollegeXpress (they know a TON about college applications!) to produce this eBook. And combined with our expertise on test prep, we’re confident that […]

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