Test-Taking Skills Teachers Can Learn in 10 Minutes

Published on Monday, May 30th, 2016 by

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 […]

4 Healthy Snacks for the ACT

Published on Thursday, May 26th, 2016 by

There’s one crucial aspect of preparing for the ACT that you may have missed. Many students overlook this, because it’s not as obvious as other test-day tips. But if you don’t prepare for it, it can derail your ACT performance. It’s called the snack attack.   Sure, you ate a good breakfast, but that was […]

5 Things You Don’t Know about the ACT

Published on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 by

Need a break from cramming for the ACT? Here’s a few random facts about the test to give you a mental reprieve from your studying. Harvey Mudd was the last college to begin accepting ACT scores. Most universities have viewed the ACT as equivalent to the SAT for decades. Harvey Mudd College, however, refused to […]

ACT Science Test Overview: Extrapolating Results

Published on Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 by

In this, our final post of the ACT Science Test Overview we will discuss extrapolating results. We show you how this technique, used in the Science section of the ACT, will help you score better in the Science section.     If you missed any of our ACT Science Test Overview posts you can catch […]

ACT Science Test Overview: Drawing Conclusions

Published on Friday, May 20th, 2016 by

One of the key skills in the ACT Science test is knowing how to draw conclusions, a major part of the scientific method is taking information from an experiment and being able to draw conclusions from what you have learned. In today’s video we explain what drawing conclusion means and what the ACT is looking […]

ACT Science Test Overview: Holding Variables Constant

Published on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 by

In today’s video we show you why the concept of “Holding Variables Constant” is important and how understanding it is key to successfully answering some of the questions on the ACT Science test.     If you missed any of our ACT Science Test Overview posts, check them out below (click the link to go […]

ACT Science Test Overview: Comparing Two Studies

Published on Monday, May 16th, 2016 by

In today’s post we help you breakdown what the ACT is asking when it asks you to compare two studies. We show you how these questions, if done right can get you an easy point and help improve your Science and ACT score. Check out today’s video:     Don’t forget to check out the […]

ACT Science Test Overview: Asking Why

Published on Friday, May 13th, 2016 by

In the Science section of the ACT you will need to ask the question “Why?” on some questions, doing this will help you come to the right conclusion and thus the right answer for the question. In today’s video we share with you what you need to know about “Asking Why?” We know that “Asking […]

ACT Science Test Overview: Spotting Contradictions

Published on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 by

In today’s post we show you an ACT test taking technique for the Science section that will help you narrow down the answers for you, so it is easier to pick the correct one. Contradictions in the Science section are easy to figure out if you know what you are looking for. Follow the guidelines […]

ACT Science Test Overview: Reading the Graphs

Published on Monday, May 9th, 2016 by

One of the biggest skills being tested on the ACT Science test is the ability to read graphs. In today’s video we help you understand how you should approach graphs in the Science section of the ACT and why understanding this technique will help you score higher on the Science section and the ACT overall. […]