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Category: ACT Study Tips

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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Suzanne Shaffer

Standardized Test Anxiety

Ask any parent. They will tell you the SAT and ACT are responsible for the greatest stress during college prep. No matter how much your student prepares and studies, the test itself is the cause of tremendous anxiety. Many parents believe the theory “if my student doesn’t test well, he won’t do well on these […]

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Thomas Broderick

The Most Important Things to Study for the ACT

When studying for the ACT, some topics tend to fall through the cracks. In this article, I discuss the most important things students tend to overlook.

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Thomas Broderick

How to Get a 23 Score on the ACT

If you’re a high school student contemplating your future, you’re probably wondering what ACT score you should aim for. In this post, we’ll look in particular at how to get a 23 score on the ACT. Why 23? If you’re hoping to attend college, a 23 score is high enough that your post-high school dreams […]

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Thomas Broderick

ACT Study Hints

“If you catch a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you’ve lost your market base.” Similar is the world of ACT prep. Seriously, if there were some silver bullet for ACT success, I’d hand it out in a heartbeat though it’d mean the end of my […]

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Thomas Broderick

5 Most Frequently Tested ACT English Topics

Here is an overview of the 5 most often tested ACT English topics with links to resources you can use to up your English game.

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Thomas Broderick

How to Make the Most of Your ACT Prep Class

ACT prep class may feel like a chore, but it can be a great tool towards ACT success. In this article, learn how to take advantage of every minute.

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Math Tips: The One Equation of a Line You Need to Know

In Geometry class, there are several forms of an equation of a line that most students learn.
You learn standard form, slope-intercept form, point-slope form, etc., but for basically every single question that the ACT Math section asks you about lines on a coordinate plane, there’s only ONE you really need to know. Only ONE that is really useful.

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Thomas Broderick

ACT Math Practice

You don’t need to be Albert Einstein to do well on the ACT Math. Check out this guide to make the most of your study time.

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David Recine

ACT English: Word Form Rules

ACT English is very conscious of varying word forms in the English language and you’ll get a lot of questions that deal with them. Here are some rules to remember as you keep an eye on word forms in the English portion of the exam.

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