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 test (bite) at a time.

Many students struggle the most with the ACT math section because of its constrained time limit and the need for fundamental math skills. However, if you know what to expect and what you need to master, you can approach it with confidence.

Below are 8 videos that break down the ACT math section into “bite-sized” portions of tips and techniques. The videos range between 4–10 minutes and can help you increase your overall composite score if you apply what you learn here to your ACT study and test-taking strategy.

Video #1: Math Pacing

Video #2: Expressing Word Problems

Video #3: The Hidden Questions

Video #4: Distributive Property

Video #5: Division

Video #6: Averages

Video #7: Probability

Video #8: Combinations

Stay tuned for Part 2 of this post! We will be providing even more tips and techniques to help you improve not only your math score but your overall ACT score.