10 Bullet-Points You Need to Remember for the ACT English Test

We’ve given you valuable insights about the ACT English test in previous blog posts. But with this post, we wanted to share with you a few of the best tips from MasteryPrep’s ACT Boot Camp. This list will give you some insight into the ACT English test, and if put to use, will help improve […]


Inc 500 is Bittersweet During Historic Flood

To say that this is an exciting time for MasteryPrep would be an understatement. We’ve helped tens of thousands of students make significant gains on the ACT. Consistently and systemically improving college access and scholarship levels for underserved students across a dozen states. The schools and school districts across the country with the highest gains on the […]


Louisiana Schools Make Impressive Gains in ACT and College-Readiness

We’re so thrilled to learn that Louisiana schools have increased the number of high school students earning 18+ points on the ACT! Their hard work isn’t going unnoticed, the Louisiana Department of Education sent out this press release earlier in the week: NUMBER OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING COLLEGE-GOING ACT SCORES REACHES ALL-TIME HIGH Statewide Public School […]


ACT Aspire English Tip

She not only met her deadline for the seemingly impossible project but also helped her colleagues who were scrambling to finish their work on other assignments. A. NO CHANGE B. but also did she C. project she D. project but she Scroll down or click here for the answer!             […]


ACT ASPIRE Math Tip

  What is the circumference, in centimeters, of a circle whose radius is 16 centimeters?     Show and explain your work.     Scroll down or click here for the answer!           The equation of the circumference of a circle is given by C = 2πr. If the radius of […]


ACT ASPIRE Math Tip

Zach has 3 pairs of shoes, 8 shirts, and 5 pairs of jeans. He believes that there are 16 distinct outfits he can wear—each consisting of a pair of shoes, a shirt, and a pair of jeans—because 3 + 8 + 5 = 16 outfits. What was Zach’s mistake and what is the actual number […]


5 Movies to Watch Before Taking the ACT

These movies won’t give you any secrets or tips for the ACT, but they will inspire you not to give up when the studying gets hard, if you don’t make the score you wanted the first time around, or when the whole ACT just feels overwhelming. Take a study break and get a fresh boost […]


3 Ways to Improve Your Reading Skills on the ACT

One of the most challenging sections on the ACT is the reading test. It’s designed to test your reading comprehension skills with a variety of different genres, and you may not be familiar with much of the content. There are four passages, each with a set of questions and each in a different category: Prose […]


How to Boost Your ACT Score

Ever heard this before? “I’m good at English/math/etc., I’m just not a good test-taker.” Maybe one of your friends or classmates have said this. Maybe you’ve said it before. It can be frustrating to know how to solve most of the problems on the ACT, but not know how to successfully take and finish a […]


How to Properly Prepare for the ACT

We often receive requests from students and parents about how to properly prepare for the ACT. Advice is everywhere—some of it superstitious, some of it contradictory, some of it actually useful. What we want to give you are tips and strategies that have proven to be the most effective in performing well on the ACT. […]