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 […]

Inc 500 is Bittersweet During Historic Flood

Published on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 by

To say that this is an exciting time for MasteryPrep would be an understatement. We’ve helped tens of thousands of students make significant gains on the ACT. Consistently and systemically improving college access and scholarship levels for underserved students across a dozen states. The schools and school districts across the country with the highest gains on the […]

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 […]

3 Ways to Improve Your Reading Skills on the ACT

Published on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 by

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 […]

How to Boost Your ACT Score

Published on Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 by

Ever heard this before? “I’m good at English/math/etc., I’m just not a good test-taker.” Maybe one of your friends or classmates have said this. Maybe you’ve said it before. It can be frustrating to know how to solve most of the problems on the ACT, but not know how to successfully take and finish a […]

How to Properly Prepare for the ACT

Published on Monday, June 6th, 2016 by

We often receive requests from students and parents about how to properly prepare for the ACT. Advice is everywhere—some of it superstitious, some of it contradictory, some of it actually useful. What we want to give you are tips and strategies that have proven to be the most effective in performing well on the ACT. […]

3 Essential Items to Bring to the ACT

Published on Friday, June 3rd, 2016 by

It’s important to be prepared for the ACT by studying, taking practice tests, and attending Boot Camps or other MasteryPrep classes. However, there are a few essential items that you should also bring with you to the ACT. Since these are easy to overlook, many students forget to bring them to test day. Don’t be […]

15 Tips for the ACT

Published on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 by

ACT got you a little freaked out? Nervous about spending several hours taking a test? Considering just filling in the blanks randomly and hoping for the best? We’re here to help. We know the ACT can be intimidating. That’s why we work hard to help you learn the skills and techniques you need to be fully […]