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Category: Juniors

Maddi Lee

Top 20 Free Apps for High School and College Students

They say there’s an app for everything…and they’re right! We’re a mobile generation, and for all those high school and college students out there, these twenty apps might make this upcoming school year a whole lot easier. 1) inClass This note-taking app is so beyond awesome, I felt ecstatic when I found out about it. […]

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Maddi Lee

Twenty Ways to Destroy Stress for the Stress-Destroyed

You’re at your desk. It’s 2 AM. You have an English essay to write, three articles to read and annotate, and a Calculus exam tomorrow, and you just want to scream AND—   Don’t pass out, darling! It’s alright! Forget what other people say—school is downright stressful. You’ve got tons of homework, demanding AP classes, […]

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Maddi Lee

High Schooler’s Guide to Spending Your Summer Wisely

“Oh, lord,” you groan. “Now, this blogger’s gonna tell me to be—shudder—productive this summer.” I wish I could tell you that you’re wrong… …But I can’t. Summer is an awesome time to have fun, but it’s also such a vital period for tons of programs and activities and volunteer gigs that your mind will positively […]

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Ronke Aderonmu

8 Tips to Maximize Your Summer

Good news! Summer’s quickly approaching and that means a break from school and nights of homework. But in the midst of all the summer fun and freedom, beware of the summer lull that can also set in! There’s truth to the saying “If you don’t use it, you lose it”; if you’re not actively learning […]

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Maddi Lee

Junior Year: Making That College List

Enjoy this new post from one of Magoosh’s High School Bloggers!   I want a shirt that says “2nd Semester Junior Year.” I then want to burn that shirt. If you are in my situation, then you are either: 1) Shredding all your used AP books, 2) Sobbing uncontrollably as finals creep around the corner, […]

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Rita Neumann

How to Study Online Without Getting Distracted

When you want to study for the SAT online, the internet becomes your best friend and your worst enemy. Yes, you have access to wonderful resources all in one place, from the comfort of your own home. But, oh the temptation to procrastinate!! You know what I’m talking about. You go online to check Facebook […]

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Rachel Wisuri

14 Things Prospective Students Should Know About UC Berkeley

So, you got into Berkeley (congrats!) and are trying to decide where to go to school – Davis? Berkeley? That other school across the Bay that shall remain unnamed*? Here are 14 things you should know about Berkeley before you commit, from a Berkeley grad (that’s me! Special thanks to fellow Magoosher/Berkeley grad Ronke). 🙂 […]

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Rita Neumann

Applying to College in (15 Easy) GIFs

It’s junior or senior year. You’re almost out of high school… Almost. Follow these 15 steps for applying to college, then let the Senioritis begin! (If this post looks familiar, it’s because it’s our first on Magoosh Buzzfeed!)   1. Taking the SAT/ACT     2. Writing your admissions essays     3. Asking for […]

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Guest Author

Is Going Away to College Right for You? Three questions to consider before you select your school

Hey guys, the Study Mode team is back again! Here to give you some crucial food for thought as you make one of the biggest decisions in your life: where to go to college. If you’re fortunate enough to have multiple acceptance letters – congrats! It’s great to know you’re in demand. But it can […]

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Guest Author

Using Social Media to Choose the Right School

We all love social media. We spend time (a lot of time) each day catching up with friends on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. We share photos, videos, and funny memes. But did you know that you can also use social media to help you pick the perfect college? Today, Jeff Anaya is here from […]

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