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. […]


3 Essential Items to Bring to the ACT

It’s important to be prepared for the ACT by studying, taking practice tests, and attending Boot Camps or other MasteryPrep classes. However, there are a few essential items that you should also bring with you to the ACT. Since these are easy to overlook, many students forget to bring them to test day. Don’t be […]


15 Tips for the ACT

ACT got you a little freaked out? Nervous about spending several hours taking a test? Considering just filling in the blanks randomly and hoping for the best? We’re here to help. We know the ACT can be intimidating. That’s why we work hard to help you learn the skills and techniques you need to be fully […]


Test-Taking Skills Teachers Can Learn in 10 Minutes

MasteryPrep is passionate about helping students succeed because we’re teachers and educators just like you. We understand your drive to help all of your students achieve the highest score on the ACT. We also know you’re logging long hours grading assignments and planning lessons, and you’re not looking for another “thing” to add to your […]