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13 Best ACT Math Tips and Strategies to Score a Perfect 36

A 36 is a perfect score on the ACT math exam, and for many students, whether you are an A-student who desires to get the perfect score and get into a prestigious college or are not the best at math but still desire to get into a good college… you won’t be alone in the […]

By |April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

27 Best ACT Practice Tests (Free, PDFs, Authentic, and More!)

The best way to prepare for the ACT is to take ACT practice tests, analyze your performance on these practice tests, and determine the mistakes you made so you won’t make them again in the future. But, it can be hard to find a good number of authentic ACT practice tests to practice with.

So, to […]

By |April 19th, 2018|ACT Practice Tests|0 Comments

Just How Important is Your ACT Score?

Colleges say that ACT scores are only one small part of what they look at in the college admissions process. However, while that may be true, there’s also a very good chance that ACT scores are much more important to colleges than they’re willing to admit.

Why Colleges Won’t Admit Just How Important ACT Scores Are […]

By |March 23rd, 2014|ACT Information|0 Comments

The Incredibly Predictable Format of the ACT

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In this post, we’re going to talk about just how predictable the ACT is and how you can take advantage of its predictability. The good news about the ACT is that it’s incredibly predictable—almost everything about it stays exactly the same every single year: the number of questions, the types of […]

By |March 21st, 2014|ACT Information, ACT Tips|0 Comments

3 Steps to Ace the ACT Science Test

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In this post, we’re going to talk about the best strategy for the ACT science test. There’s also a transcript below this video if you want to read it at your own pace.

The ACT science test is the last section of the ACT, and the reason why many students think science […]

By |March 15th, 2014|ACT Science Tips|0 Comments

3 Steps to Ace the ACT Reading Test

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In this post, we’re going to talk about the best strategy for the ACT reading test. If you’ve done any research, you’ll know that there are a lot of different strategies out there for the ACT reading test. The problem is that a lot of these strategies aren’t very good and […]

By |March 15th, 2014|ACT Reading Tips|0 Comments

ACT Math Algebra – Quadratic Formula

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In this post, we’re going to talk about using the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations. So first, what is the quadratic formula, and when should I use it?

What is the Quadratic Equation?

In short, the quadratic formula is a method for finding the x-intercepts, or the solutions, for a quadratic equation. […]

By |March 12th, 2014|ACT Math Practice|0 Comments

Subject-Verb Agreement (and Tricky Scenarios) – English Grammar Lesson

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In this post, we’re going to talk about subject-verb agreement, as well as some tricky subject-verb agreement scenarios.

What is Subject-Verb Agreement?

First, what is subject-verb agreement? In short, subject-verb agreement is where singular subjects take singular verbs and plural subjects take plural verbs. Here are two very simple examples:

1. John walks to the […]

By |March 7th, 2014|ACT English Practice|0 Comments

Suggested Reading List for the SAT – Articles, Websites, and Books

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Here is a list of college-level/nonfiction articles and books you can read to get your reading ability to SAT level. The key to finding good texts to read to prepare for the SAT is to find material that challenges you and that is similar to what you might see on the […]

By |January 26th, 2014|ACT Tips|0 Comments

Suggested Reading List for the ACT – Articles, Websites, and Books

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Here is a list of college-level/nonfiction articles and books you can read to get your reading ability to ACT level. The key to finding good texts to read to prepare for the ACT is to find material that challenges you and that is similar to what you might see on the […]

By |January 22nd, 2014|ACT Tips|0 Comments

Analyzing Your ACT English Practice Test

So You’ve Taken an ACT English Practice Test. What Now?

Now that you’ve taken an ACT English practice test, it’s time to find out how you did and to analyze it to see what you can do to improve your score. The English test stays pretty much the same over the 75 questions, so we’re not […]

By |January 6th, 2014|ACT English Tips|0 Comments

The ACT is Ridiculously Predictable

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Why We Should Approach the ACT with Confidence
One thing about the ACT that should give you tremendous confidence is that it is ridiculously predictable. So many things about the ACT stay exactly the same year after year—the subjects covered, the number of questions, the types of questions, the kinds of passages, […]

By |January 4th, 2014|ACT Tips|0 Comments

Speed Reading: Tricking Our Eyes and Mind to Read Faster

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Speed Reading Technique: Meta-Guiding
In this post, we’re going to talk about speed reading, and a simple technique we can use to “trick” our eyes and mind to read faster. This technique is called “meta-guiding,” and the concept behind it is simply that our eyes naturally follow motion, so we can use […]

By |January 4th, 2014|ACT Tips|0 Comments

The Importance of Reading Ability for the ACT

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The Most Important Skill to Develop for the ACT

More than anything else, your reading ability is the key to doing well on the ACT. Think about it:

1) The English test consists of five reading passages
2) The Math test contains a large percentage of word problems that require good reading comprehension to figure […]

By |January 4th, 2014|ACT Tips|0 Comments

Getting Motivated for the ACT

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The First Step to Preparing for the ACT
Before we do anything else, it’s important to first make sure that you’re actually motivated to spend time and effort preparing for the ACT. As with most other things in life, if you’re not motivated, you’re not going to do it.

Five Reasons to […]

By |January 4th, 2014|ACT Tips|0 Comments

Free ACT Practice Tests: ACT Practice Tests Online

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The Largest Collection of Free ACT Practice Tests

Here you will find the largest collection of free ACT practice tests on the web. Our collection of online ACT practice tests will help you be fully prepared for the ACT.

This page includes all of the ACT practice test PDF files and links […]

By |December 21st, 2013|ACT Practice Tests|0 Comments

ACT Practice Test Page: Links to ACT Practice Tests

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This ACT practice test page contains a collection of more practice tests in one place than any other website. We not only have links to countless free practice tests, but we also review the quality of these practice tests.

Note: Not All ACT Practice Tests are Equal

The Only Real ACT Practice Tests […]

By |December 19th, 2013|ACT Practice Tests|0 Comments

ACT Strategies: Tricks to Master the ACT

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ACT Strategies are Just as Important as Your Knowledge of the Content!

The ACT is not a normal test. If there was no time limit for the ACT tests, all that would matter would be your knowledge of the content.

However, because the ACT is a timed test, you simply cannot take the […]

By |December 19th, 2013|ACT Tips|0 Comments

ACT Preparation: Introduction to ACT Prep

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ACT preparation can seem like an intimidating and overwhelming process. The ACT is a big test, and there is just so much information out there that it can be difficult to sort through it all.

We are here to help!

To help save you time and stress, we have put in one place […]

By |December 19th, 2013|ACT Tips|0 Comments

ACT Study Guide: Content and Concepts to Know for the ACT

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How do I study for the ACT?

Okay, so we know that the ACT is a big deal. But how do I study for it?

Studying for the ACT can seem like an overwhelming process. The ACT is an enormous test, and it covers a lot of material. If you are not […]

By |December 19th, 2013|ACT Tips|0 Comments

Printable ACT Practice Test PDFs, Free & Authentic

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The largest collection of free ACT practice test PDF files on the web. Use these printable ACT practice tests to prepare for the ACT and increase your score. We’ve collected ACT practice test PDFs from all over the internet and put them all in one place for your convenience. We hope […]

By |December 14th, 2013|ACT Practice Tests|0 Comments

How to Study for the ACT

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To prepare for the ACT effectively, you should know how to study for the ACT. There is a right way to study and a wrong way to study. Studying for the ACT the right way can significantly boost your ACT score, and studying for the ACT the wrong way can actually […]

By |December 14th, 2013|ACT Tips|0 Comments

ACT Format: The Sections and Timing of the ACT Test

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The ACT format stays the same every year, so it is important to know beforehand what to expect. The ACT rewards preparation, so make sure you avoid surprises by learning the ACT format before you take the test.

The ACT Format: Section #1 – English Test

The ACT English test is 45 minutes […]

By |December 14th, 2013|ACT Information, ACT Tips|0 Comments

How Long is the ACT Test: Total Time of the Test

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A common question people have is, “How long is the ACT test?” There are a number of factors to consider when answering this question:

How long is the ACT test with just the English, Math, Reading, and Science tests alone?

If we added up the amount of time you would spend actually taking […]

By |December 14th, 2013|ACT Information, ACT Tips|0 Comments

ACT Science Tips: Strategies for the ACT Science Test

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Here we will discuss ACT Science tips and strategies that will help you maximize your score and performance on the ACT Science test. Remember, because the ACT is a timed test, strategy is just as important as your knowledge of the content!

It is possible to increase your ACT score by several […]

By |December 14th, 2013|ACT Science Tips|0 Comments

ACT Math Prep: Strategies and Tips for the Math Test

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Here we will discuss ACT Math prep tips and strategies that will help you maximize your score and performance on the ACT Math test. Remember, because the ACT is a timed test, strategy is just as important as your knowledge of the content!

It is possible to increase your ACT score by […]

By |December 14th, 2013|ACT Math Tips|0 Comments

ACT Reading Strategies: Tips for the ACT Reading Test

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Here we will discuss ACT Reading strategies and tips that will help you maximize your score and performance on the ACT Reading test. Remember, because the ACT is a timed test, strategy is just as important as your knowledge of the content!

It is possible to increase your ACT score by several […]

By |December 14th, 2013|ACT Reading Tips|0 Comments

ACT English Tips: Prep Strategies for the English Test

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Here we will discuss ACT English tips and strategies that will help you maximize your score and performance on the ACT English test. Remember, because the ACT is a timed test, strategy is just as important as your knowledge of the content!

It is possible to increase your ACT score by several […]

By |December 14th, 2013|ACT English Tips|0 Comments

What is the ACT Test: An Overview of the ACT

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The first question parents and students ask as they begin thinking about the ACT is, “Just what is the ACT test?” This page will help you answer that question.

What is the ACT test?

The ACT is a nonprofit organization that creates and administers the ACT test, which is a “college admissions and […]

By |December 12th, 2013|ACT Information, ACT Tips|0 Comments

Preparing for the ACT: Links to the ACT Prep Booklet

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Real ACT Practice Test Questions!
Besides the real ACT practice tests from The Real ACT Prep Guide, the only other real ACT practice tests out there are the ones found in the Preparing for the ACT booklets. These booklets are created by the creators of the ACT themselves, so they are great […]

By |December 10th, 2013|ACT Practice Tests|0 Comments

Comparing ACT Practice Tests: The Best and the Worst

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Not all ACT practice tests are created equal

Not all ACT practice tests are equal in value, content, and difficulty. Most of the “ACT Practice Tests” out there are imitation practice tests, and therefore they can be easier or harder than the actual ACT and give you an inaccurate predication of what […]

By |November 28th, 2013|ACT Practice Tests|0 Comments

The Real ACT Prep Guide: Real ACT Practice Tests

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There is currently only one book out there that contains actual, real, retired ACT practice tests: The Real ACT Prep Guide. It is worth it to get this book, because it contains the only ACT practice tests that will truly give you an accurate prediction of how well you will actually […]

By |November 28th, 2013|ACT Practice Tests|0 Comments

ACT Tips: Top 10 ACT Strategies

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These top 10 ACT tips and strategies will give you an advantage over other students who do not know or use these tips. Most students treat the ACT as a normal test, just like the tests students take in high school.

However, the ACT is not a normal test. The ACT […]

By |November 28th, 2013|ACT Tips|0 Comments

ACT Raw Score Conversion Chart: ACT Scale Score from Raw Score

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This ACT raw score conversion chart converts your ACT raw score into a scale score for each section of the ACT. Find out what score you would get on the ACT for each section of the ACT.

ACT scoring is not a very simple process. There are raw scores, scale scores, a […]

By |November 26th, 2013|ACT Information|0 Comments

What is a Good ACT Score: Average ACT Scores for Colleges

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There is no easy answer to the question, “What is a good ACT Score?” This is because different colleges have different requirements for students’ ACT scores in the admissions process. Thus, the specific ACT score you aim for will depend on what college(s) you will apply to.

What is a Good ACT […]

By |November 26th, 2013|ACT Information|0 Comments

ACT Science Test: Format and Content

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Introduction to the ACT Science Test

The ACT Science test is the fourth and final test of the ACT. Because there are seven passages on material that looks extremely unfamiliar, it is the fastest paced, and for this reason, many students consider this to be the most difficult test on the ACT. […]

By |November 26th, 2013|ACT Science Tips|0 Comments

ACT Reading Test: Format and Content Overview

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Introduction to the ACT Reading Test

The ACT Reading test is the third section of the ACT, and it comes right after the 10 minute break after the ACT Math test. It is much more fast-paced than either the English or the Math test. Although you do not need to study any […]

By |November 26th, 2013|ACT Reading Tips|0 Comments

ACT Math Test: Format and Content Overview

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Introduction to the ACT Math Test

The ACT Math test is the second section of the ACT. It is the longest test in terms of time, so it is important to not allow fatigue to hurt your performance on the test.

Although many consider the ACT Math test to be the most […]

By |November 23rd, 2013|ACT Math Tips|0 Comments

ACT English Test: Format and Content Overview

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Introduction to the ACT English Test

The ACT English test is the first section of the ACT. It is the longest in terms of questions out of the four tests, so it is important to come prepared, so that fatigue does not hurt your performance.

Although the ACT English test is the […]

By |November 23rd, 2013|ACT English Tips|0 Comments