Not all ACT test prep books are created equal, and it can be tough to figure out which one is the best for you. That’s why we’ve put together this comprehensive review of the best ACT prep books available today.
Tag Archives | ACT Book Reviews
The Official ACT Prep Guide 2021-2022 | Book Review
Wondering whether The Official ACT Prep Guide 2018 is worth your time and money? Magoosh’s experts give their expert opinion!
Official ACT Prep Pack 2018-2019 Review
Wondering whether to buy the Official ACT Prep Pack or another official guide? Magosh breaks down the books and ACT online prep options in this post.
Book Review: Barron’s ACT
As far as third-party ACT test prep books go, Barron’s ACT (2014) is one of the best. It’s straightforward, friendly, and thorough–it will feel as comfortable to students as one of their high school textbooks. It’s missing the hip flair of some other test prep books, but it gets the job done. Most importantly, it’s […]
Book Review: Barron’s ACT 36: Aiming for the Perfect Score, 2nd Edition
Generally speaking, Barron’s ACT 36 is one of the best third-party ACT prep books out there (but not necessarily for the purpose stated in its title–see below). I do love the tone of it; it’s straight to the point without being boring; it’s engaging without trying too hard to be hip (thus vastly reducing eye-rolling […]
ACT Book Review: Cracking the ACT Premium 2015 Edition
Along with Kaplan, Princeton Review is generally one of the most popular go-tos for test prep materials. But this doesn’t mean it’s the best. Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of Cracking the ACT is definitely better than a lot of what is out there, but it has some serious flaws. Generally speaking, Cracking the ACT does […]
ACT Book Review: ACT Prep Black Book
If I were a student, the cover of Mike Barrett’s ACT Prep Black Book alone would sell it to me. It’s stylish, alluring and its subtitle pronounces it to include “The Most Effective ACT Strategies Ever Published.” Whaaat?!?! I’m in. When you open its cover though, the style factor falls off quite a bit. You […]