ACT Example Essay Walkthrough
You’ve heard me blab about the ACT essay in other videos like this one and this one. Maybe you’ve even watched our ACT Writing lessons on Magoosh ACT. But you know what students have been asking for the most? An example essay. And you guys are totally right. It can be really helpful to see the entire essay-writing process modeled from beginning to end–maybe your good teachers do this in school.
So here you have it! An ACT essay from start to finish! In the video, I’m taking on the role of a student seeing an ACT essay question for the first time, evaluating the perspectives, brainstorming, outlining, and finally writing each paragraph of the essay. And I’ll give you all my most important tips along the way, so stick it out :).
Remember, this is just one essay, and it is not perfect. But, hey, no one is perfect in 40 minutes! There are thousands of successful ways to approach this essay. Feel free to practice yourself and let me know your thoughts in the comments!
(Click here for the prompt I am using in the video.)