Three Differences Between the ACT and the SAT

Published on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 by

ACT Chalk Talk #15 Are some of your students weighing taking the SAT instead of the ACT? Here are three important differences between the two tests… Math Emphasis On the SAT, math makes up half of your score. On the ACT, it’s only a fourth of your score. In other words, math is twice as […]

How an IQ Test Can Help Avoid Trap Answers on the ACT

Published on Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 by

ACT Chalk Talk #14 Students who approach the ACT with a careful mindset avoid trap answers and make less mistakes. But how can you teach them to approach the test differently? Give them the three question IQ test! A bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1 more than the ball. […]

Three Punctuation Tips for Higher ACT Scores

Published on Monday, January 14th, 2019 by

ACT Chalk Talk #9 Punctuation makes up nearly 15% of your students’ ACT English scores, and it can influence their answers in another 10% of the questions. It’s important. Period. (Yes, we put the pun in punctuation!) Here are three easy tips for adding an exclamation point to your students’ ACT English scores: 1: No […]

ACT English Time Management: 3 Tips You Should Know

Published on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Strategies for Taking the ACT English Test

Published on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 by

  Even the highest achieving student can find the English section of the ACT challenging. However, the ACT is just like any other test; you can be confident in finishing it if you familiarize yourself with the content beforehand. MasteryPrep removes the mystery of the ACT by getting you acquainted with the rigor and question […]

Boost Your Score on the ACT English Test

Published on Monday, April 11th, 2016 by

We at MasteryPrep work hard to find the best tips and strategies that will boost your ACT score as much as possible. In our one-day Boot Camps and daily ACT prep classes, we have helped students achieve an average 2–5 point increase in their overall ACT score. All they did was follow the strategies we […]

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 […]