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Can I Skip Questions on the ACT?

Don’t. Just don’t. There’s no penalty for wrong answers on the ACT, so make sure you have an answer bubbled in for everything before time is called. This means before you finish each section because the rules explicitly forbid going back and answering questions in previous sections even if you are just blindly pencilling in […]

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ACT for International Students

Without previous exposure to the American education system, international students likely have some special considerations when starting down their path to ACT greatness. None of these obstacles are too tall to hurdle, but you’ll be taking the best first step by reading on to learn where they are and how to approach them.

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What Time Does the ACT Start?

The ACT requires all students to report no later than 8:00 AM on test day. After all students are checked in and fill out their information on their test booklets and answer sheets, the actual test generally begins around 8:30 AM…

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How Long Is the ACT?

The ACT is 2 hours and 55 minutes long without Writing and 3 hours and 35 minutes with Writing. All in all, you could spend up to 5 hours in the testing center…

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Should International Students Take the ACT?

Looking to make the move to the US for college? Good news and- well- not-so-great news. In your favor, American colleges are looking to diversify their student body now more than ever, and hold special places for international applicants. As a downside, this does not mean that you are immune to submitting scores on the […]

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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 […]

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All About ACT Fee Waivers

It is no secret that paying for ACT can be pricey. Many students have trouble finding the funds to pay for everything. Good news! If you qualify, you could save money by waiving the fee of your test. Just like the SAT isn’t the only standardized test a student can take to apply for college, […]

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