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 […]

5 Reasons why you should attend an ACT MasteryPrep Boot Camp

Published on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 by

ACT season is here, and that means students all over the country are beginning to realize that they spent their whole summer vacation on the beach, without studying for the ACT one time. We don’t blame you. Who really wants sand in their textbooks? However, just because you didn’t take some time to study this […]

4 Things you should know before taking the ACT

Published on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 by

The key to successfully taking the ACT is proper preparation. There are very few students who can arrive on test day with little to no preparation and get the ACT score they are looking for. The ACT is a marathon of a test, and it takes a great deal of studying and practice to complete […]

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

Published on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 by

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 […]

Louisiana Schools Make Impressive Gains in ACT and College-Readiness

Published on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 by

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

Published on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 by

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

Published on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 by

  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

Published on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 by

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 […]