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ACT Strategies

Learn how to hit your ACT score goals and the best methods to improve on English, Math, Reading, Science, and the Essay.

How to Improve Your ACT Scores – From 21 to 36 – Start here to learn what it takes to hit specific ACT composite score milestones.

The 36 ACT Edge – Learn what it takes to maximize your chances of a perfect score and what makes perfection so difficult to obtain.

ACT Question of the Day – Watch my video solutions to over 100 real ACT problems provided by the test makers.

Changes to the ACT – The ACT has undergone some changes lately – read about them here.

English

How to Improve Your ACT English Score

Pay Attention to the Question! – Sometimes the answer to the question is in the question itself…

Math

Solving for Inverse Functions – A quick review of solving for inverse functions.

How to Improve Your ACT Math Score

Reading

How to Improve Your ACT Reading Score

How to Skim – Skimming, or reading quickly while understanding the main idea and structure of the passage, is a critical skill for ACT Reading success. Learn how to do it in this article and video.

Don’t Fear ACT Dual Passage Reading – The ACT recently introduced dual passages to their Reading test. Learn more about this change in this article and video; I really don’t think the dual passage is anything to worry about!

Except & Not Questions – Make sure that you select the wrong answer on these question, not the right one…

Science

How to Improve Your ACT Science Score

Conflicting Viewpoints Passages – Work through some sample problems and learn some tips on how to solve these long Science passages.

ACT Science and Outside Knowledge – The ACT Science doesn’t require you to know scientific facts, formulas, and concepts to answer most questions. But there are a few questions that will require you to know some basic facts, and this article covers density as an example.

Variables & Controls – Learn how to identify the variables and controls in a scientific experiment.

ACT Strategies

Learn how to hit your ACT score goals and the best methods to improve on English, Math, Reading, Science, and the Essay.

How to Improve Your ACT Scores – From 21 to 36 – Start here to learn what it takes to hit specific ACT composite score milestones.

The 36 ACT Edge – Learn what it takes to maximize your chances of a perfect score and what makes perfection so difficult to obtain.

ACT Question of the Day – Watch my video solutions to over 100 real ACT problems provided by the test makers.

Changes to the ACT – The ACT has undergone some changes lately – read about them here.

English

How to Improve Your ACT English Score

Pay Attention to the Question! – Sometimes the answer to the question is in the question itself…

Math

Solving for Inverse Functions – A quick review of solving for inverse functions.

How to Improve Your ACT Math Score

Reading

How to Improve Your ACT Reading Score

How to Skim – Skimming, or reading quickly while understanding the main idea and structure of the passage, is a critical skill for ACT Reading success. Learn how to do it in this article and video.

Don’t Fear ACT Dual Passage Reading – The ACT recently introduced dual passages to their Reading test. Learn more about this change in this article and video; I really don’t think the dual passage is anything to worry about!

Except & Not Questions – Make sure that you select the wrong answer on these question, not the right one…

Science

How to Improve Your ACT Science Score

Conflicting Viewpoints Passages – Work through some sample problems and learn some tips on how to solve these long Science passages.

ACT Science and Outside Knowledge – The ACT Science doesn’t require you to know scientific facts, formulas, and concepts to answer most questions. But there are a few questions that will require you to know some basic facts, and this article covers density as an example.

Variables & Controls – Learn how to identify the variables and controls in a scientific experiment.