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Author: Peter Poer

Peter Poer

Where to Find Full-Length ACT Practice Tests

At some point during your ACT studies, you’ll want to (ok, maybe not “want to”, but need to) take some full-length ACT practice tests. But where do you find them and, more importantly, how should you use them? Why Take Full-Length ACT Practice Tests First, let’s have some real talk: if you want to do […]

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Peter Poer

Free ACT Practice Materials

Where can you find free practice ACT resources?   Released ACT Exams Your best source for free ACT practice tests is the actual people behind the ACT. ACT, Inc. has released several past exams. Here’s their practice test for 2014-2015, and here are some additional practice sections. (Note: the ACT refers to each section as […]

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Peter Poer

What is a Good ACT Score?

Ah, the inevitable “What’s a good score?” question. First, let me tell you right now: I’m not going to answer this question. But! I will give you some guidance for how to determine the answer yourself.   Many Good ACT Scores First, let’s think about what we mean by “Good.” Does better than average count […]

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Peter Poer

When Should I Take the ACT?

One of the most important decisions you have to make when studying for the ACT is when to actually take the exam. We all have different schedules and goals, and so there’s no one “right” time to take it. However, there are some important things to keep in mind about the ACT when deciding when […]

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Peter Poer

In Praise of the Safety School

My name is Peter, and I work at Magoosh doing Business Development and Sales. I used to teach high school math (your favorite!), and I joined the Magoosh team after going to business school. For those of you who can count, that means that I’m old. But, look — I can use gifs! So I’m […]

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Peter Poer

The Stages of SAT Grief

It’s okay to grieve. You’re losing free time, sleep, a little bit of your mind … all in the name of the SAT. You’re not alone. Studying for the SAT is a process. These are the stages of the SAT grieving process, from when you first learn about this test of horrors to when you […]

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