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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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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: ACT Idioms

  ACT English: Idioms Idiom questions are a category of ACT English questions that many students absolutely despise. They are the test-taker’s nemesis because they can’t be solved with any one grammar rule. You just have to know them. Since idioms are so scary sounding, let’s think about them in a slightly different way. On […]

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: Top 3 Tips to Improve Your ACT Reading Score

  If you are preparing for any test involving reading, chance are you’ve encountered the phrase “active reading” somewhere along the way. Maybe TOO many times along the way. Maybe so many times that it’s lost any appeal for you–like “cover your ears and chant la-la-la at the top of your lungs” lost its appeal). […]

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: How to Write a Top Scoring ACT Essay

Important Update: The ACT essay changed on September 12, 2015. We made you another version of this post, and wrote a post all about this new and different ACT essay: The New ACT Essay (Coming september 2015!) FAQs. Good luck! 🙂     So many students neglect the essay in their ACT prep. But this […]

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: How to Have a Great ACT Test Day

  We’ve all had really bad days, and we all hope these really bad days are not going to overlap with really important days: graduation, prom, driver’s license tests, and, of course, ACT test day. Things are likely never going to be exactly as you envisioned on test day, but you can help minimize the […]

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Science Strategy: Answering “Yes/No Because…” Questions

Many of the trickiest questions on the ACT Science test ask you to do more than just identify details and trends in the data, they ask you to make inferences about the presented scientific situations and experiments. Sometimes they ask you what would happen if something changed about the scientific situation or what the results […]

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Science Question Types

Knowledge is power, and becoming familiar with the question types on the ACT Science test can do wonders for your test prep plan. Learning these question types can help make an unfamiliar test seem like an old friend (maybe?) and can help you more easily identify your plan of attack for different questions. You won’t […]

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Kristin Fracchia

Introduction to the ACT Science Test

Does the ACT Science Test seem a little intimidating to you? The kind of test that sucker punches your confused, tired brain after you have valiantly battled through sections of English, Math, and Reading? Do not fret! It’s not as scary as it seems. Check out the video below that will ease you into your […]

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Kristin Fracchia

The Magoosh ACT YouTube Channel is Live!

We are pleased as punch to introduce you to our MagooshACT YouTube Channel where we will be sharing all our best ACT strategies and test prep tips! It’s our goal to help you ace the ACT with short, informative videos that aren’t totally boring to watch. 🙂 And we are starting with the most notorious […]

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