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. […]

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 […]

How to Improve Your ACT Math Score: Part 2

Published on Saturday, January 7th, 2017 by

In our last post, we shared with you 8 videos that break down the ACT math test. Each video tackled a different test-taking technique to help you successfully achieve the score you desire, not only on the ACT math test but also on the ACT test overall. Today we are sharing 5 more videos that […]

How to Improve Your ACT Math Score: Part 1

Published on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by

The top request we receive from students is how to improve their overall ACT scores. We love hearing this! By asking this kind of question, students are showing a desire to improve and do their best on the ACT. However, much like eating an elephant, improving your ACT score is done by taking it one […]

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, […]