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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Reading Practice Questions

Working on improving your ACT Reading score? Try these ACT Reading practice questions to test and polish your skills!

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: Red Book Math Test 4 #48 – Integers

  In this episode of TuesdACT, we are taking a look at the principles of multiplying and adding even and odd numbers using an example from The Real ACT Prep Guide that lots of students struggle with. Real ACT Prep Guide Test 4 Question 48 on page 599, we are coming for you! Check out […]

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: Red Book Science Test 2 #13 – Science + Math

  This week, we are solving another tricky problem from The Real ACT Prep Guide, aka the “Red Book.” This time it is the Science section we are targeting–specifically Test 2, Question 13 on page 332. This is a question that unsettles a lot of students because it involves a little bit of math. Most […]

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: Red Book English Test 1 #57 – Punctuation

  ACT English Punctuation Questions and an Explanation for The Real ACT Prep Guide “Red Book” Test 1 Question 57 This week I’m tackling another frequently-missed question from the The Official ACT Prep Guide, aka the “Red Book.” (I’m looking at you, Practice Test 1, English Question 57, Page 160!) Check out the video for […]

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: Red Book Math Test 5 #60 – Functions

  In this special episode of TuesdACT (and the next few episodes), we are going to work through solutions to some of the questions in The Real ACT Prep Guide, 3rd Edition that students are always asking about. We’re kicking it off with a math question on functions from ACT Practice Test 5, Question 60, […]

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Catrina Coffey

Top 20 ACT Vocabulary Words

Worried about ACT vocabulary? Worry no more! We’ve collected the top 20 ACT vocabulary words you should know—along with their definitions and parts of speech—in one place for your studying ease. Without further ado… Top 20 ACT Vocabulary Words* *As I mentioned in the Top Tips post, the ACT will more commonly test secondary definitions […]

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Rita Neumann

Introducing: New ACT English Test Resource!

You already know about our ACT Study Plans, which help you schedule your ACT prep day-by-day and week-by-week. Today, I’m excited to introduce our first test-specific study guide! Click the image below to check out our English Test Study Guide:  

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Book Review: The Real ACT Prep Guide, 3rd Edition

Note: The Real ACT Prep Guide, 3rd Edition is no longer the newest official guide from the makers of the ACT. If you’re looking for information on the newest ACT book from the test-makers, check out our review of The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2016-2017. I know that it initially may seem odd that I […]

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Book Review: Kaplan ACT 2015

The most immediately appealing aspect of the Kaplan ACT 2015 book–particularly for students who are fighting the test prep battle on their own–is its clear, concise formatting and engaging layout. Overall, Kaplan’s guide presents sound strategy advice and clear instructions. It’s pragmatic, test-specific and doesn’t mess around with stuff you don’t need to know. However, […]

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Book Review: Cracking the ACT Premium 2015 Edition

Along with Kaplan, Princeton Review is generally one of the most popular go-tos for test prep materials. But this doesn’t mean it’s the best. Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of Cracking the ACT is definitely better than a lot of what is out there, but it has some serious flaws. Generally speaking, Cracking the ACT does […]

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