ACT Cheats And Hints

Giving out answers, sharing test questions, or otherwise gaining an unfair advantage on the ACT is a surefire way to derail your future and experience heavy consequences. But what if I told you that there were ways to “cheat” on the ACT without getting into any trouble? That’s right. There are strategies and hints that you can learn before you take the ACT which will be like “cheat codes,” helping…

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ACT Reading Strategies

Earning a perfect 36 on the ACT Reading section will wow admissions counselors and help raise your composite ACT score. However, getting a perfect score on this section will not be a walk in the park. You will only have 35 minutes to read four passages and answer 40 questions, and the passages- which cover prose fiction, social science, humanities, and natural sciences- are not always the easiest to tackle.…

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ACT Science Strategies

While the ACT Reading, Math, and English sections tend to be straightforward, the ACT Science section can be a bit challenging for students to tackle. Contrary to what many students might assume or expect, the ACT Science section does not cover typical high school science subjects like biology, chemistry, and physics. Instead, it tests whether students have the analytical, evaluative, and critical thinking skills needed to do well in these…

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Good ACT Score For Ivy League

Have you dreamed about attending Harvard, Yale, or Columbia since you were in middle school? Are Dartmouth or Princeton at the top of your college list?  If you have your sights set on an Ivy League school, you are probably already aware of just how much hard work it will take to get accepted. You need strong essays, a stellar GPA, an impressive list of extracurricular activities, and of course,…

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ACT Fees

While earning a great score on the ACT can help you earn scholarships and save money in the long run, there are a few fees you will have to pay upfront. This guide will show you all of the fees associated with taking the ACT as well as a few steps you can take to help minimize these fees. ACT registration costs When you sign up for the ACT, you…

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ACT Test Strategies

Getting a great score on the ACT involves more than simply knowing the concepts covered on the test. Just because you get A’s in your English, science, and math classes does not mean that you are bound to score in the 99th percentile on the ACT. In addition to understanding all of the ACT topics, you need to know test taking strategies. The ACT requires test takers to answer 215…

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How Many Questions Are On The ACT?

The ACT is a high stakes test that can be stressful for many students. The biggest obstacle that many students face on test day is answering every single question during the tight time constraints of the test.  When it comes to taking the ACT, time is not your friend. If you take the ACT without the Essay section, you will only have 2 hours and 55 minutes to complete the…

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ACT Study Plan

Your score on the ACT has the potential to help you get into great colleges and universities, earn thousands of dollars and scholarships, and receive life changing opportunities and accolades. However, earning a great score is a lot easier said than done. With 215 challenging questions to answer in just under 3 hours, this test proves difficult for even the strongest of students, and anyone who wants to achieve a…

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When Should I Take the ACT for the First Time?

While every highschooler knows that they should take either the ACT or the SAT at least once before they graduate, many are not sure exactly when they should take the test for the first time.  Thousands of students struggle to figure out the perfect time to take the ACT: Should they wait until senior year when they’ve covered all of the material that will be on the test? Should they…

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Which Colleges Require ACT Writing?

When you sign up for the ACT, you can choose to take an optional Writing section. Because this section requires extra time, money, and effort, many students decide to opt out of this section and just stick with the regular ACT. While this section does make the ACT more challenging, there are many factors you should consider before you decide whether or not you are going to sign up for…

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