Secret Service and the ACT

Published on Monday, December 3rd, 2018 by

ACT Chalk Talk #3 The great majority of the ACT English test amounts to nothing more–and nothing less–than the time-honored task of proofreading. Students are given five passages they must edit to be grammatically and stylistically correct. One of the oldest proofing tricks in the book is to read the work aloud. But how can […]

What ACT Content Should You Focus On?

Published on Monday, November 26th, 2018 by

ACT Chalk Talk #2 The ACT assesses more than 150 distinct skills, from using semicolons properly to solving similar triangles. The frequency of these skills is unpredictable: some appear multiple times on every test, while other skills will show up occasionally. With such limited time to review and prepare for the ACT, how do you […]

5 Reasons Students Run out of Time on the ACT

Published on Friday, November 16th, 2018 by

ACT Chalk Talk #1 Too many students know the content tested on the ACT yet fail at time management. Every second is precious on this standardized test; one second wasted can mean lost points for your students. In extreme cases, time management can make the difference between a 15 and a 20 on the ACT. […]

Things NOT to Bring on ACT Test Day

Published on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 by

We’ve spoken before about the materials you should bring to the testing facility on the ACT test-date. However, many students don’t realize that there are things you CANNOT bring to the ACT testing facility. Bringing these items can cause you to be rejected from taking the test or have your score not count among other […]

Things to Bring on ACT Test Day

Published on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 by

You’ve studied and prepared for months and it’s finally here: ACT test day. However, in preparing for the ACT, students often forget some very important things they need to successfully take the test. Below, we’ve listed 5 key items you’ll need on test day. While they may seem obvious or even unnecessary, they shouldn’t be […]

5 Reasons You Should Take the ACT

Published on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 by

Although some students have a choice whether or not to take the ACT, many states have made it mandatory for every high school junior to take the test. This is actually a good thing! Before, only the students who already knew they were going to college typically took the ACT. Now that it’s mandatory, students […]

7 Pre-Test Tips for Your Students

Published on Monday, January 30th, 2017 by

We like sharing on this blog all the tips, tricks, and techniques that have helped thousands of students improve their test scores. Sometimes it is easy to overlook the simpler tips – ones that have nothing to do with studying but can still have an impact on test scores. Below are 7 Pre-Test Tips to give your students before their […]

How to Improve Your ACT English Score

Published on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 by

By attending any of our ACT Boot Camps, workshops, or classes, you’ll receive many tips, tricks, and techniques that help you successfully prepare for and take the ACT. We’ve seen those students who come to us perform better and score higher in all four subjects on the ACT. That is why we do what we […]

How to Improve Your ACT Science Score

Published on Monday, January 16th, 2017 by

The best way to improve your score on any ACT section is to learn the key features of each test. Each section has specific tips and tricks that work best; the ACT science test is no different. Below, we have four essential tips that will show you the best approach to take on the ACT […]

5 ACT Science Videos to Watch Before You Take the ACT

Published on Friday, January 13th, 2017 by

In our last post, we gave four tips that can help improve your ACT science score. Today, we want to share 5 videos that will explain critical test-taking tips and tricks you can use during the ACT science test. These tips have helped all types of students improve both their ACT science scores and their […]