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Nadira Berman

The Best Study Breaks

For many of us, final exams are coming up. Which usually means long hours of studying, a lot of time spent indoors, and not much sleep. So it makes sense that our brains are feeling a little worn out. Sometimes the best cure for the finals blues is taking a break. Here are the best […]

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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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Maddi Lee

Food for Thought: Maximizing Mental Performance Through Your Diet

No matter how many study tips you research, none of them will matter if you’re working on an empty stomach! Eating the right food and having the right eating habits can do wonders for your productivity. You really are what you eat! Well, okay. Maybe not.   Why is eating right so important anyways? According […]

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Ronke Aderonmu

What I Wish I Knew In High School

I don’t know about you, but high school felt like forever to me. I couldn’t wait for the day I’d graduate, and each 10-week semester seemed to loom on for ages. But looking back, I realize now that my “can’t wait to get out of here” attitude actually robbed me of the moments I should […]

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Maddi Lee

Best Test Prep Advice from Your Favorite Songs

We all know that song. It’s absolutely terrible. You hate it. You hear it on the radio 24/7, and then, a week later, listening to the radio… Music is powerful. Songs stick in your memory and can affect your emotions and productivity…And guess what? They can also give you test prep advice! Yes, now even […]

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Maddi Lee

10 Productive Ways to Waste Time

Procrastination gets a really bad rep when you think about it. Everyone’s always talking about ways you can stop procrastinating…but did you know? Wasting time can actually be one of the best decisions you made today! There are tons of ways you can waste time in a fun, yet productive manner. (Which technically isn’t considered […]

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Maddi Lee

How Your Personality Type Can Help You Win at Studying

I have been rabidly obsessed with MBTI for about two years now. I’ve read way too many articles, researched for way too many hours, and generally become way too interested in psychology (especially for someone who is mentally insane!). What is MBTI? It stands for Myer-Briggs Type Indicator, and it was engineered by renowned psychologist […]

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Liked the Movie? Try the Book! 10 Surprising Movies Based on Books

Our favorite: Top 10 lists! Here’s a great one from our friends at StudyMode, sharing 10 books you should definitely read if you loved the movie version. ☺   Nothing beats warm buttered popcorn, an ice-cold soda and a great movie playing on the big screen – especially in the middle of summer! We get […]

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Maddi Lee

Books You Need to Read (That Aren’t on Your Summer Reading List)

Summer is the perfect time to finally get to your reading list — and though you might want to re-read Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for the third time, or buy the entire Young Adult section of your nearest Barnes & Noble — there’s always another part of your life for the SAT to […]

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Maddi Lee

Five TED Talks You Should Watch Before Taking the SAT

Ted talks are amazing presentations by experts in various fields. They’re also great ways to waste time and not feel like a complete vegetable. But did you know they can also help you on the SAT? These five TED talks are great ways to learn some last-minute skills and hone a healthy pre-test-day mentality…check them […]

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