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Category: ACT Resources

Kristin Fracchia

ACT Book Review: ACT Prep Black Book

If I were a student, the cover of Mike Barrett’s ACT Prep Black Book alone would sell it to me. It’s stylish, alluring and its subtitle pronounces it to include “The Most Effective ACT Strategies Ever Published.” Whaaat?!?! I’m in. When you open its cover though, the style factor falls off quite a bit. You […]

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Rita Neumann

Making the Most of Your ACT Study Schedule

The first challenge of studying for the ACT is finding the time and energy to get started. The second challenge? Committing to your study plan. If you haven’t already noticed, high school is a game of time management. And of finding a way to complete all your homework, study for your tests, finish your projects, […]

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Kristin Fracchia

One Month ACT Study Schedule

So you have one month until your ACT test date, and you are ready to commit to some serious study. Average isn’t good enough for you; you want to make sure your scores show you off at your absolute best. Sound like you? Then check out the study plan below! If you follow this plan, […]

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Ronke Aderonmu

Magoosh + CollegeXpress: High Schooler’s Guide to the Future

Hey there, college-bound high school students! We’re excited to announce our new “High Schooler’s Guide to the Future” eBook that we made just for you. We teamed up with our friends at CollegeXpress (they know a TON about college applications!) to produce this eBook. And combined with our expertise on test prep, we’re confident that […]

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Guest Author

Liked the Movie? Try the Book! 10 Surprising Movies Based on Books

Our favorite: Top 10 lists! Here’s a great one from our friends at StudyMode, sharing 10 books you should definitely read if you loved the movie version. ☺   Nothing beats warm buttered popcorn, an ice-cold soda and a great movie playing on the big screen – especially in the middle of summer! We get […]

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Magoosh ACT

Top Ten Twitter Handles to Follow While Studying for the ACT

Studying online for the ACT is a great way to improve your score – between the Official ACT website, Facebook, Twitter, and all of the private test prep companies, there’s an amazing amount of free ACT practice questions, study guides, and blogs. Studying online can help you build a community with other college-bound juniors and […]

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Magoosh ACT

ACT Websites

While you should definitely study with the ACT Official Guide, there are some great free ACT practice tests, test taking tips, and practice questions on the Internet. Here are ten websites to explore in the weeks before your exam!   Start with the Official ACT Website This should be your first stop for information on […]

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Magoosh ACT

ACT Vocabulary

Even if you don’t have an impressive vocabulary, you can still get great scores on the ACT English, ACT Reading, and ACT Writing tests by keeping your focus on strategy. Here are ten tips to boost your scores on this English-language heavy sections of the ACT!   ACT Vocabulary Strategies Memorize transition words and phrases. […]

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