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Category: ACT

Minh Nguyen

ACT Math: How to Solve Weighted Averages Problems

Weighted averages confuse a lot of students on the ACT, but they shouldn’t! Follow our simple process to learn how to tackle ACT Math Weighted Averages.

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Thomas Broderick

ACT Standard Deviation

One of the first things a lot of test-takers ask is “What’s a good ACT score?” There are a couple of ways of answering this; our ACT Score Range post takes a look at some of them. What we’ll do in this post is examine another way of evaluating scores, through the ACT standard deviation. […]

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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

PreACT: How to Study

10th graders will start taking the PreACT in the 2016-17 school year. In this article, learn how to do your best on PreACT test day!

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Minh Nguyen

ACT Math: How to Solve Ratio Problems

If you’re struggling with ratios on the ACT Math, check out this Magoosh article about the basics and how ratios come up on the ACT.

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Emily Faison

ACT Test Outline

Build up your ACT confidence by learning what’s on the test. Check out our ACT test outline to learn about the different sections.

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David Recine

ACT Games

Hitting peak boredness with your ACT prep? Check out these ACT games for each section of the ACT to learn exam content in fun and effective ways!

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Minh Nguyen

ACT Math: How to Solve Probability Problems

Chances are good that you’ve thought about probability before when playing games of chance. The higher the chances of coming out on top, the more likely you would be willing to play. For simple games, such as calling heads or tails on a coin flip, it’s easy to figure out what the chances are of […]

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Minh Nguyen

ACT Math: How to Solve Problems With Exponents

Of the basic order of operations, exponents can be tricky to handle, especially when ACT test-makers deliberately try to confuse you. It is very important to get the hang of these because it lays the foundation for more advanced topics, such as logarithms and roots. The basics of exponents There are two parts to an […]

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Minh Nguyen

ACT Math: How to Solve Circle Problems

Math problems about circles may look intimidating at first, so this post breaks down what to look out for when dealing with circles on ACT Math.

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