Wondering how to solve ratios problems on the ACT? Magoosh’s experts help you master them with this ACT ratios refresher and guide!
Author Archive | Rachel Kapelke-Dale
Rachel is a Magoosh Content Creator. She writes and updates content on our High School and GRE Blogs to ensure students are equipped with the best information during their test prep journey. As a test-prep instructor for more than five years in there different countries, Rachel has helped students around the world prepare for various standardized tests, including the SAT, ACT, TOEFL, GRE, and GMAT, and she is one of the authors of our Magoosh ACT Prep Book. Rachel has a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from Brown University, an MA in Cinematography from the Université de Paris VII, and a Ph.D. in Film Studies from University College London. For over a decade, Rachel has honed her craft as a fiction and memoir writer and public speaker. Her novel, THE BALLERINAS, is forthcoming in December 2021 from St. Martin's Press, while her memoir, GRADUATES IN WONDERLAND, co-written with Jessica Pan, was published in 2014 by Penguin Random House. Her work has appeared in over a dozen online and print publications, including Vanity Fair Hollywood. When she isn't strategically stringing words together at Magoosh, you can find Rachel riding horses or with her nose in a book. Join her on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
Thinking about taking the ACT test? Magoosh’s expert resources will tell you everything you need to know about the ACT!
There are four core ACT sections (Reading, English, Math, Science) and one optional Writing section. Prepare for all sections with this post!
The ACT English Test assesses your knowledge of the conventions of standard written English. This means your understanding of usage/mechanics issues such as grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure and also your comprehension of rhetorical skills, such effective writing strategy, organization, and style.
Wondering when to take ACT tests? Junior year is a great time to start! Check out Magoosh’s experts’ advice on taking the ACT junior year.
What calculators are allowed on the ACT? Our experts explain the ACT calculator policy, what devices to bring, and best calculator strategies.
What’s a good ACT score for college in Florida and a Bright Futures Scholarship? Find out what scores you need and more in this post!
One of the most dreaded passages on the ACT Science test is the Conflicting Viewpoints Passage, known by some students as the “fighting scientists” passage because it basically presents two or more scientists or students duking it out over their theories on some type of scientific phenomenon.
Want to boost your score with tips for ACT Reading? Try Magoosh’s expert ACT Reading tips to break down the questions (plus free practice!).
Trying to master SAT verbal? You’ll need a great SAT vocabulary! Check out our list of 100+ SAT vocab words for the top SAT words you’ll need on the test.