Every official ACT test has its own chart that converts raw scores to scores on the 1 to 36 point scale, but if you find yourself in need of a rough estimate for a practice test, or if you simply want an estimate of how many questions you need to get right to get a certain score, the following official ACT raw score conversion chart can help!
It may be one of the most overused cliches of modern existence (attributed to everyone from Albert Einstein to Benjamin Franklin for a little extra clout), but the old saying, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” is a useful reminder when considering an ACT […]
Information on upcoming ACT test dates, an easy quiz to help you determine your best date, and an ultimate guide for when you should take the ACT!
ACT scores range from a low of 1 to a max score of 36. Overall, ACT test scores are the average of test-takers’ sectional scores (also 1-36) in English, Math, Reading, and Science. So what is a good ACT score? The ACT score range for students admitted to different colleges varies, and the average ACT score is 20.8. However, various factors will affect what a “good” ACT score is for you.
Find out why you should take an ACT diagnostic test, why it’s important, and what you can learn from it to get your best score.
Learn how to apply for ACT accommodations and/or English Learner supports, testing dates, and how to simulate ACT accommodations in your test prep.
The ACT Science section is the fourth section of the ACT, and the final multiple-choice section on the test. During this section, you’ll be asked to answer 40 multiple-choice questions corresponding to six or seven passages. These questions focus extensively on scientific reasoning; only a handful will test scientific facts. After the Science section, you […]
The April 2019 ACT test date is coming up next Saturday, and if you’re planning on taking the exam you may be getting a little nervous! But don’t worry–although most of your ACT prep is probably now behind you, there are a few test-taking hacks you can still add to your toolkit. In this video, […]
The ACT Essay is an optional, 40-minute section of the ACT, which tests your ability to craft an organized, well-articulated analytical essay on a given topic. The prompt presents three distinct perspectives on a complex issue, in response to which you must write an essay, taking your own stance on the issue by analyzing the […]
With the February 2019 ACT test date approaching, now’s the time to go over last minute ACT tips—and we’re here to help you make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible on your big day! In this video, Magoosh’s ACT expert Kat will review the 10 things you should definitely bring with you on the […]