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Category: ACT

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Retaking the ACT? 5 Ways to Improve Your Score

As you’re reading, see how many of the top ACT vocab words you can find in this post. Improving your test scores is not just about cramming new information into your head, it’s about integrating it into everything you do! Retaking the ACT requires a certain amount of tenacity. Very few high school students enjoy […]

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David Recine

When Will the ACT Start Computer-Based Testing?

Word on the street is that the ACT will eventually ditch paper-based tests. But when will the ACT start computer-based testing?

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

The Complete Guide to ACT Pacing and Time Management

Running out of time on the ACT? This guide to ACT pacing and ACT time management can help you get to every question and rack up those points!

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Jessica Ellis

Study Timer: Test Prep Stopwatch App by Magoosh (iOS only)

Introducing the Magoosh Study Timer: a test prep stopwatch app by Magoosh.   As a Product Manager for both high school and graduate school apps, I’ve talked with over 200 Magoosh students who are studying through our product. In almost every conversation, students talk about one challenge in particular: Time Management. Time management means two […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

ACT Tips and Tricks

Is there a magic set of ACT tips and tricks that will bring your score up to a perfect 36 overnight? Unfortunately…no. (But you probably already knew that.) On the other hand: Is there a set of ACT tips and tricks that you can use to significantly boost your score—possibly as high as a 36? […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

ACT English Punctuation: Everything You Need to Know

It’s finally here: test day. You open your book when the proctor prompts you, flip to that first page, and…Uh-oh. Time for some English questions. More specifically, time for some ACT English punctuation, grammar, and usage questions. It can be easy to overlook the English section during your ACT prep. After all, if you live […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

States that Require the ACT or SAT

Is your state among the states that require the ACT or SAT? Find out what your state requires here before you start testing!

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Everything You Need to Know about ACT Superscore and ACT Score Choice

Confused by ACT superscores and ACT Score Choice? Check out this post to see how they can help (rather than hurt!) your college admissions file.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Hard ACT Science Problems

Working on improving your ACT Science score? Try these hard ACT Science problems to test and hone your skills!

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Hard ACT Math Problems

Working on improving your ACT Math score? Try these hard ACT Math problems to test and hone your skills!

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