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Category: Sophomores

Myka Yamasaki

Embracing High School

If you are in high school and you like doing well in school, embrace it! Sometimes there can be external pressures to feel as though wanting success in school is uncool or arrogant. This sort of pressure is absolutely unfounded and is not a reason you should stop striving for success in high school.

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Rita Neumann

Cat-Approved Back-to-School Wardrobe Essentials

These cats know how important it is to look your best on your first day back at school. Today, they model the best of fall 2014’s school-year fashions for all styles, interests, and personalities. Hipster Hipster cat buys his beanies and skinny jeans from local, non-mainstream stores with labels you wouldn’t recognize. Wears glasses, though […]

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Rita Neumann

Back to School Tips

If only the end of summer vacation corresponded with the end of the summer season. Then, you’d have until September 22nd to relax without daily classes, homework, SAT prep, and college research. Does anyone else feel like school starts earlier every year? To help you get back into school mode (sorry), the Magoosh Marketing Team […]

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Nadira Berman

Best Inspirational Quotes for Frustrated Students

My obsession with inspirational quotes continues! And this time I won’t exclude freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Everyone gets frustrated with school sometimes, especially right now in the middle of the semester, with summer months and months away… From working in groups to presenting in front of the class, school is filled with difficult situations. But […]

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Cassidy Mayeda

SAT Subject Tests – Sophomore Year!

There are no SAT tests sophomore year right? Sophomore year is golden time before the madness of junior year, surely. Right? No really, right? Unfortunately, not right. SAT subject tests are the little known college application requirement you should take as early as sophomore year.   What are SAT Subject Tests? SAT Subject tests are […]

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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 iPhone / Android This note-taking app is so beyond awesome, I felt ecstatic when I found […]

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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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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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