What Are the SAT and ACT Testing?

Published on Friday, March 18th, 2016 by

Welcome to the Parents’ Guide to the SAT and ACT, a 10-part series that will cover the essentials for doing well on test day. We’ll tell you what the SAT and ACT actually assess, what you need to know to help your child prepare, and useful tips you can use to help your child improve […]

7 Ways To Mentally Prepare for the ACT

Published on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 by

The ACT is a HUGE test, not just in duration, but also in potential impact on your future. That is why you can’t go into it without proper preparation. To take the ACT lightly could mean that you miss out on scholarship money that you would have been awarded if you had prepared properly. You […]

ACT Prep Test-Taking Technique #6: Focus

Published on Saturday, March 12th, 2016 by

You made it to Day 6! Congratulations! You are on your way to adding more points to your ACT score. So what is today’s test-taking technique? FOCUS. If you are going to crush the ACT, you will have to focus. In today’s video MasteryPrep founder Craig Gehring breaks down what focus means for you while […]

ACT Prep Test-Taking Technique #5: Be Sure

Published on Friday, March 11th, 2016 by

Trust your gut!! The ACT is not a test you don’t study for. You MUST go into the test with a high level of certainty that you know most of what is going to be asked of you. Every second you spend on a question you already know is stealing time from other questions you […]

ACT Prep Test-Taking Technique #3: Plug in the Answers

Published on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 by

Elimination is key to a better score on ACT. If you can eliminate the answers you immediately know are wrong, you will be on your way to the right answers faster. This one technique could boost your time management, giving you more time to focus on the questions that stump you. In today’s video MasteryPrep […]

ACT Prep Test-Taking Technique #2: Time Is of the Essence

Published on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 by

Speed is the name of the game today! Time is MASSIVELY important when taking the ACT. In today’s video we show you some of the best ways you can maximize the time you have to get the score you deserve. Remember, the key to mastering these techniques—and by extension the ACT—is practice. Be sure to […]

ACT Test-Taking Technique #1: Never Leave an Answer Blank

Published on Monday, March 7th, 2016 by

Are you looking for some ways to improve your ACT score? Of course you are! With today’s post we begin a 6-part series demonstrating ACT test-taking techniques that, if applied and mastered, will help you raise your ACT score. Be sure to watch the whole video, take notes, and look for the next video tomorrow. […]

ACT English Tip of the Day

Published on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 by

Redundancy Read the following sentence to determine the best answer.  At first glance, the cryptic directions (you couldn’t figure them out) seemed impossible to understand. A.  NO CHANGE B.  seemed impossible C.  seemed impossible so you couldn’t figure them out D. seemed so impossible you almost couldn’t figure them out   Scroll down or click here […]

ACT Science Tip of the Day

Published on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 by

Reading Charts and Graphs Download and print the following charts and graphs so your students can refer to them to answer the question below. Passage IV  According to Figure 1, the lowest concentration of glucose in a person’s blood during the day was: F. 4.00 mmol/L G. 4.25 mmol/L H. 4.50 mmol/L J. 4.75 mmol/L […]

ACT Math Tip of the Day

Published on Monday, February 22nd, 2016 by

Averages Please solve the following problem: Sydney earned 91, 93, 93, 94, and 96 points on the 5 essays—each out of a total of 100 points— given so far this semester. How many points must she earn on her sixth essay, which is also out of 100 points, to average 90 points for the six […]