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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Prep Expert’s Guide to ACT Test Dates 2021&2022

If you are trying to earn scholarship money or get into a prestigious university, you already know just how important it is to learn strategies for mastering the content and the time constraints of the ACT. But did you know that you also need to develop a strategy for choosing your ACT test date? This guide will give you the 2021 and 2022 administration dates for the ACT as well…

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Hard ACT Science Practice Questions

One thing that sets the ACT apart from the SAT is that the ACT includes a science section. While this section of the ACT tends to be pretty difficult for many test-takers, it is not impossible to do well on this section if you are well-prepared. One of my favorite strategies for preparing for the ACT Science section is to try and tackle as many challenging practice questions as possible.…

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What Is The ACT Grading Scale?

You studied your hardest, you took the ACT, and now you are waiting to receive your scores. While you wait, you might be wondering how your scores are calculated in the first place. With a maximum composite score of 36, but almost six times as many questions on the test, the ACT scoring process might seem complicated. In order to help you see how your scores were calculated and determine…

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How To Get A Great ACT Writing Score

Although the ACT Writing section is optional, I highly recommended that high school students take this part of the test for two key reasons: To impress college admissions officers To help prepare themselves for college-level writing If you earn a high ACT Writing score, admissions boards will know that you have the skills necessary to tackle the rigorous level of writing that will be asked of you when you’re taking…

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Top 10 Free ACT Practice Tests

When it comes to acing the ACT, the old adage, “If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again” rings true. The best way to earn the score you want on the ACT is to practice as much as possible, taking practice test after practice test until you ultimately reach your goal. When you take ACT practice tests- and mimic the time limits that you will have to adhere…

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