How to Improve Your ACT Reading Score: 5 Must-Know Tips

If you need specific tips on improving your ACT reading score, look no further. In today’s post, we’ll share 5 must-know tips that will help you successfully complete the ACT reading test in the time allotted and even have a few minutes for review. 1.) Take Lots of Practice Tests The key to doing well […]


5 ACT Reading Practice Questions, and a little extra to help you study

Students who are struggling with the reading section of the ACT should consider spending time each study session reviewing practice questions for that section of the test. Going over practice questions allows students to get a feel for what the ACT reading section is looking for, what the questions will be like on the actual […]


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 […]


Better ACT Scores in 2 Minutes or Less: “Divide and Conquer”

Can you really learn a skill in less than 2 minutes that will improve your ACT score? With MasteryPrep, you absolutely can. In today’s video, we’ll show you one of our favorite secret weapons for the ACT reading section. We call it “Divide and Conquer.” Check it out below: ACT Blitz: Divide and Conquer


ACT Reading Tip of the Day

Natural Science Download and print the following passage. Your students will refer to it to answer the question.  From the passage “Our Disappearing Bees” by Robert Queenston According to the passage, who is planting hedgerows and wildflowers “for everybody else,” as quoted in the final paragraph (lines 62–69)? A. Jessa Cruz B. Chris Storm and […]


ACT Reading Tip of the Day

Natural Science Download and print the following passage. Your students will refer to it to answer the question.  From the passage “Our Disappearing Bees” by Robert Queenston The passage states that the pollinator conservationists at the Lockeford Plant Materials Center have successfully supported bee colonies by planting: A. corn and soybeans. B. hedges and fields […]


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 […]


Skipping to the Questions on the ACT Reading Test

You may have heard an ACT reading test tactic that suggests reading the questions first, instead of reading the passages. Here are three words of advice: Don’t do it! Look at any ACT reading test and take note of how many questions make sense without the context of the passage they refer to.  In almost all of the […]