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Category: TuesdACT Video

Kristin Fracchia

ACT English Tips: Adding or Deleting Sentences | Video Post

Here’s a sure-fire trick for answering those ACT English questions that ask whether or not a sentence or phrase should be added or deleted!

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Scores for Ivy League Schools

In this episode, we take a look at the average ACT scores of admitted students at the prestigious Ivy League, including composite scores and writing scores.

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Reading Strategy: Vocabulary in Context Questions

On every ACT Reading test, you’ll find a few questions that fall into the category the ACT calls “Meaning of Words,” or what is often referred to as “Words in Context.” This episode of TuesdACT is all about the perfect strategy to get this question type right.

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Scores of Famous People

Ever wonder how your ACT scores compare to the scores of celebrities? Check out the video; the answer may surprise you!

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Essay vs New SAT Essay

There were big changes this year to both the ACT essay and SAT essay. In this episode of TuesdACT, we’re comparing both essays. Want to find out which essay is going to be better for you?

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT: How to Make an ACT Cheat Sheet

If you’ve checked out my tips for the day before the test, you’ll know that I am a huge fan of making an ACT Cheat Sheet. Not the kind of cheat sheet you are going to peek at during the test! Definitely DO NOT do that! Rather, it’s a sheet of last minute reminders for you to review the night before and the morning of the ACT before you enter the test center.

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT: English Tips – Appositives

In this episode of TuesdACT, we’re talking about appositives, those little phrases between commas that trip up a lot of students on the ACT. Ready to watch the video?

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT: Tips for the Day Before the ACT Test

So it’s the night before the ACT, and you are not feeling totally ready. Or maybe you are totally ready, but you’re just feeling totally nervous. Or maaaybe you slacked a little bit, and now you are trying to cram in whatever you can before the test tomorrow. In this video, you’ll find some tips for a few things you can do within a couple hours to greatly improve your odds of a successful test day.

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT: ACT English — Comma Splices

I have a friend who likes to put commas everywhere in his sentences; he jokingly calls them “artistic commas.” And while artistic commas might be fine when you are writing poetry, a diary entry, or an email to your friend, they are not ok when they are breaking a fundamental English grammar rule–one of the biggest there is. This offender is called the “comma splice.” Dun-dun-DUUNNN.

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT: Conjunctions in ACT English

Conjunctions are the mediators of the grammar world. They bring words and phrases together and say, “Hey, you guys go together like peas AND carrots.”     Or, they agree to disagree: “You’re cool, BUT we have really different opinions.”     Or they sometimes get feisty and issue ultimatums: “We are going to have […]

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