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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

ACT Scores: Everything You Need to Know

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.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Should I Take an ACT Diagnostic Test?

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.

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David Recine

ACT Accommodations: How to Get Assistance on Test Day

Learn how to apply for ACT accommodations and/or English Learner supports, testing dates, and how to simulate ACT accommodations in your test prep.

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Molly Kiefer

How to Guess on the ACT | Video Post

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, […]

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Molly Kiefer

Top 10 Tips for the ACT Essay | Video Post

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 […]

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Molly Kiefer

ACT Last Minute Tips: What to Bring on Test Day | Video Post

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 […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Official ACT Prep Pack 2018-2019 Review

Wondering whether to buy the Official ACT Prep Pack or another official guide? Magosh breaks down the books and ACT online prep options in this post.

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Molly Kiefer

Senior Year Survival Guide | Video Post

Check out this free video for a month-by-month breakdown of everything college-bound students need to know for their senior year of high school!

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Rita Neumann

Top 10 Ways to Prepare for the ACT

Want to know how to prep for ACT test day? Look no further! Our experts share the top 10 ways you can prepare for the ACT, from study schedules to pacing.

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Molly Kiefer

ACT Reading Strategies for Slow Readers | Video Post

Feeling like the ACT Reading section goes by in a flash? Check out this video for ACT Reading strategies to help you read faster and raise your score!

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