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 […]


7 Best Practices for In-House ACT Preparation

More and more states are requiring students to take the ACT in order to graduate high school. Accordingly, implementing ACT preparation within the limits of the classroom has never been more important. 1) Assessment: First Things First The first step to improving your students’ ACT results is to assess your students. Provide your students with a […]


Tips to Get Ready for Test Day

The way you prepare for your upcoming test date can make all the difference. Here are a few essentials to keep in mind: Sleep is key for a higher ACT score. Many students feel like they are in pain by the time they get to the last test section. They are completely exhausted! This can happen to […]


ACT Practice Tests and Data Analysis

ACT® Mastery offers practice ACT tests to your school to help you diagnose exactly what skills your students are deficient in and what most needs to be worked on. These proprietary practice tests provide in-depth, extremely granular information on skill deficiencies at the student, class, school, and district level. Use this information to guide lesson […]


ACT Math Practice Question: Algebra & Inequalities

Eloise is a car salesperson who makes a minimum base pay of $2,500 per month or 8% commission on her monthly sales, whichever is more. If x = Eloise’s monthly sales, which expression most accurately describes x when she makes more than her minimum base pay in a month? A. x > 31250 B. x […]


Lafayette, LA ACT Testing Locations

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Baton Rouge ACT Testing Dates and Locations

Scroll down for specific address and contact information at each testing location. Want to know how your child will do on the ACT? Click here to gain access to our free parent resource center, including a free ACT practice test, a free parent’s guide to the ACT, and more. Baton Rouge ACT Testing Locations Click the address of […]


ACT Reading Passages: The Most Important Question

Who, what, when, where, why, and how. What’s the most important question on the ACT Reading test? While you’re reading an ACT reading passage, you need to make a mental index of what you read. When you look in the back of a non-fiction book, you’ll find an index that alphabetically lists the content of […]