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Nadyja Von Ebers

Nadyja holds an MA in English from DePaul University and has been an English instructor at the high school and college levels for the last eleven years. She has extensive experience teaching preparation for various AP exams as well as the ACT, SAT, and GED. Nadyja loves helping students reach their maximum potential and thrives in both literal and virtual classrooms. When she's not teaching, she enjoys reading and writing for pleasure and loves spending time in or near the ocean.

Recent Posts

Magoosh vs. Khan: Which SAT Test Prep is Right for You

By Nadyja Von Ebers on May 15, 2020
Topics:  Test Prep, SAT, High School

Students often ask us about Khan Academy, a non-profit educational organization that offers all kinds of great online learning tools for students and teachers. They want to know, why choose Magoosh

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Students Who Use Magoosh Perform Better on the ACT and SAT

By Nadyja Von Ebers on March 11, 2020
Topics:  ACT, Test Prep, SAT, Teachers, High School

 

Teachers and administrators are faced with the challenge of adequately preparing their students for the ACT and SAT while also juggling their own curricular goals.

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25 Questions to Ask at a Teaching Interview

By Nadyja Von Ebers on April 11, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

You’re sitting in a teaching interview. Question after question comes your way, and you nail it! You’re feeling good about things. Then, you get to the end of the interview and the interviewer...

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All About ACT Accommodations

By Nadyja Von Ebers on April 10, 2018
Topics:  ACT, Test Prep, Teachers, High School

Acknowledging the mixed feelings educators have about standardized testing, they can be a good tool for measuring student learning, by allowing schools to compare students using a single...

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The ACT Fee Waiver: Supporting Low Income Students

By Nadyja Von Ebers on March 27, 2018
Topics:  ACT, Teachers, High School

It’s no secret that testing can be a costly enterprise for students. Even if a student forgos pricey tutoring, the cost of the test itself can be a burden. In an effort to level the playing field,...

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10 Tips for Acing the ACT Essay

By Nadyja Von Ebers on March 20, 2018
Topics:  ACT, Test Prep, Teachers, High School

The ACT Writing Test is an optional, 40-minute component of the ACT. This section tests a student’s ability to craft an organized, well-articulated analytical essay on a presented topic. The...

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What is the College Board?

By Nadyja Von Ebers on March 06, 2018
Topics:  SAT, Teachers, High School

As high school teachers, we often reference the College Board as our students prepare for the next stage in their academic careers. But who is this elusive group of people and what exactly do they...

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What is the National Career Readiness Certificate?

By Nadyja Von Ebers on February 15, 2018
Topics:  Test Prep, Teachers, High School

Across high schools, there is plenty of preparation for college, from ACT and SAT practice to college essay tutorials. But what about preparation for the workforce? 

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The Teacher's Guide to Answering Questions about College

By Nadyja Von Ebers on February 06, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom

If you teach high school, and especially upperclassmen, you’ve probably fielded some questions from students along the lines of "why it is important to go to college?" and "what should I study in...

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How School Counselors can Help Prepare Students for the ACT

By Nadyja Von Ebers on January 23, 2018
Topics:  ACT, Test Prep, High School

We tend to think of ACT prep as a teacher’s job, but a school’s college counselor can also be highly beneficial to students in the ACT prep process. So how exactly can you as an ACT counselor take...

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