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

Published on Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 by

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 […]

ACT English Time Management: 3 Tips You Should Know

Published on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 by

Time management is by far one of the most important factors in successfully completing the ACT, yet it remains a struggle for many students. That’s why we’ve made this series of time management tips for each section of the ACT. In today’s post, we’ll break down time management tips for the English section. Learn them, […]

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

Published on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 by

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 […]

6 ACT Math Tips You Need To Know

Published on Monday, December 12th, 2016 by

Everyone wants to do well on the ACT, and in order to do that one must master each section, including math. In today’s post, we are sharing with you 6 ACT Math Tips You Need to Know, all which will help you successfully complete this section of the ACT. Despite hundreds of hours of intensely […]

A Decade of ACT® Data by Race/Ethnicity

Published on Friday, December 9th, 2016 by

Michael Laird & Craig Gehring This report is an analysis of 10 years of data originally collected by ACT®, Inc. and presented in annual National Profile Reports from 2007 to 2016. It covers three primary areas examined by race/ethnicity: 1) cohort size, 2) percent of students meeting college readiness benchmarks, and 3) average ACT score. […]

ACT Forced to Cancel Student Scores After Essay Topic is Leaked

Published on Monday, November 14th, 2016 by

In the last week, ACT officials notified students in Asia that their scores on the ACT essay exam were being canceled after the essay topic was leaked just before the test. This comes just a few months after ACT, Inc. was forced to cancel the ACT exam for all takers in South Korea and Hong Kong, […]

What 36 Students Say About How They Scored Perfect 36 on the ACT

Published on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 by

When students hear about another student who has made a 36 on the ACT, the first question is always this: “How did they do that?” It’s a great question, but one that doesn’t have an easy answer. Getting a 36 (or perfect score) on the ACT is no small feat. Of the 1.9 million students […]

Russellville City Schools improves composite ACT scores, preps with MasteryPrep

Published on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 by

The recently released District ACT College Readiness Report shows that Russellville City Schools in northwest Alabama, improved their average composite ACT scores from 17.9 in 2015, to 18.4 in 2016. While RCS Superintendent Heath Grimes is pleased with the results of the report, he knows that the district has some challenges ahead to reach state […]

Featured Educator: Tammy Cole DeSoto Parish, LA School District

Published on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 by

It wasn’t that long ago students were pretty much on their own if they wanted to prepare for the ACT in DeSoto Parish. Teachers in the district had some basic ACT training materials, a few practice tests to use, but overall most deficiencies were addressed in the classroom during normal class time. It was a […]