Tips for Time Management on the ACT English Test

With only 45 minutes to answer 75 questions, you must answer a question every 30 seconds. Give yourself eight minutes per passage to help you keep track of time! If you maintain this pace, you’ll get through the entire test with five minutes to spare. Most students miss the last questions because they run out […]

How to Get Ten Extra Minutes on the ACT Math Test

How much would your score improve if you had an extra ten minutes on the ACT Math section? By pacing yourself, and by practicing in order to improve your speed, you can grab an extra ten minutes or more for the tougher questions towards the end of the test. You want to blitz the first 20 […]

How the ACT is Scored

Many of the students we work with don’t know how the ACT is scored. They’re accustomed to a 100 point grading scale, so a 36-point scale can seem quite confusing. Without knowing how these tests are scored, it becomes easy for students to expect too much gain from too little study. A one-point improvement can increase […]