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Category: About the ACT

Thomas Broderick

ACT Test Registration

Registering for the ACT doesn’t have to be stressful. Check out this guide to make the most of your experience.

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Thomas Broderick

Test Anxiety on the ACT or SAT

Test anxiety can prevent you from getting a good score on the ACT or SAT. In this article, learn how to defeat it.

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Elizabeth Peterson

What is a Good ACT Writing Score?

What’s a good ACT Writing score? Check out this up-to-date percentile data to determine what score you should aim for on the ACT Writing section.

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Thomas Broderick

ACT Time Management

Time is not on your side during the ACT. Yet with these tips and tricks for time management on the ACT, you can make every second count.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How Many Questions Can You Miss for a Perfect ACT Score?

In theory, you can get up to five questions wrong on the ACT (or miss them) and still get a 36. Buty they’d have to be in precise categories for you to do that.

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Kristin Fracchia

How to Choose the Best Online Test Prep for the SAT or ACT

Since we work in the test prep world, we spend a lot of time looking at test prep options for students, so we know that a lot of stuff out there is not all that great, or it’s really expensive and therefore not accessible to all students.
So how is a student to choose? Here’s some important advice on what to look for in an online test prep product.

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David Recine

ACT Compass: How to Prepare

Due to a decline in popularity, ACT phased out its Compass exam at the end of 2016. That being said, ACT Compass will remain an important exam for colleges and universities for the next twelve months and may be replaced by a similar exam in the future. The most well-known ACT test is (of course) […]

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Kristin Fracchia

Can I Skip Questions on the ACT?

Don’t. Just don’t. There’s no penalty for wrong answers on the ACT, so make sure you have an answer bubbled in for everything before time is called. This means before you finish each section because the rules explicitly forbid going back and answering questions in previous sections even if you are just blindly pencilling in “C” for everything.

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Susanna Langholm

ACT for International Students

Without previous exposure to the American education system, international students likely have some special considerations when starting down their path to ACT greatness. None of these obstacles are too tall to hurdle, but you’ll be taking the best first step by reading on to learn where they are and how to approach them.

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Kristin Fracchia

How to Use the ACT Website in Your ACT Prep

It’s crazy how many students don’t take advantage of the free resources on the ACT website. Lucky ducks, we made you this complete guide to all the best stuff…

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