In this episode of TuesdACT, we’re talking about how to improve your ACT Reading score without actually practicing with ACT questions. So basically that means working on your reading.
Wondering just what the heck test optional, test flexible, or test required means in the college admissions process? Check out the video above for the definitions and more on exactly what it means for your college applications.
Hey there and happy TuesdACT! This week we are rounding out our ongoing series of top tips for each section of the ACT. Let’s cut to the chase: what can you do to see the biggest increases in your ACT Science score? Tip 1: Don’t read the passages first (except the Conflicting Viewpoints […]
Happy Tuesday, Magooshers! Have you watched our TuesdACT video series yet? In it, our ACT Expert, Kristin, picks a popular ACT topic and records a video with top strategies and tips for that topic. Today, I’d like to share our five most popular TuesdACTs to date. Press play, and enjoy! 🙂 1. How to Finish […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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). […]
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 […]