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Category: ACT Science Test

Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Top 9 ACT Science Tips (With Video)

If you’re planning on taking the ACT, the ACT Science section may have been a deciding factor in your decision…or it may have been something you grudgingly accepted. But whether you think of yourself as a science person or not, you can still master this section! These ACT Science tips will help you kick your […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How to Get a Perfect 36 on ACT Science: The Dark Knight’s Guide

Want to boost your score on the ACT Science test? Check out Magoosh’s expert, Batman-based guide to ACT Science.

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Thomas Broderick

ACT Science Scores

There’s a lot to know about the ACT Science score. What it is, what it means, and what to do with it are explored in this article.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Easy Tips for ACT Science

When preparing for the ACT, a lot of students feel like they hit a wall at some point. Maybe your practice test scores are stagnating, or even dropping—it happens. When it happens for an extended period of time, though, you might be in a rut. Help pull yourself off of that plateau with a few tips from one of the least-understood tests on the ACT: science.

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David Recine

ACT Science Graphs and Tables

ACT Science tables and graphs can be very intimidating. Here’s how to read them and how to quickly spot the information you need to answer ACT questions.

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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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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT: The ACT Science Conflicting Viewpoints Passage

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.

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Science: Passage Types

There are three distinct passage types on the ACT Science test: Data Representation, Research Summaries, and Conflicting Viewpoints. Here’s how the numbers break down on most tests. In the past, there always used to be 3 Data Representation passages, 3 Research Summaries passages, and 1 Conflicting Viewpoints passage on each test (7 passages total). However, […]

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Science: Finding Trends and Patterns

One of the most important skills you need to master for success on the ACT Science test is how to quickly and accurately determine trends and patterns in figures and tables.

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Kristin Fracchia

Has the Format of the ACT Science Test Changed?

Our students have been reporting that, on both the February and April 2015 tests, the ACT Science format was not at all what they expected. To be clear, the ACT Science format has always been standard in that it contains three types of passages: Data Representation, Research Summaries, and Conflicting Viewpoints. However, recently test-takers have […]

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