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Review of ACT Academy

ACT has just released ACT Academy, which is designed to help students “master the skills they need to improve their ACT scores.” But it is actually helpful? Let’s break it down. First, the SAT and the ACT have quite the reputation. There is a pretty sizeable, and not completely unfounded, belief that these standardized tests […]

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5 Tips for Multiple-Choice Math Tests

With May and June SAT and ACT test dates just around the corner, we thought we’d share some quick, last-minute test-taking tips to incorporate into your study routine! While the focus here is on math-based tests (incl. SAT Subject Tests in Math 1 and 2), these general concepts can easily be applied to multiple-choice tests […]

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(Not so) Big Changes Ahead for ACT this Fall

Those of us in the test prep world have been tracking proposed changes to the ACT – set to release this fall of 2015 – for over a year now. ACT has been somewhat close-handed about these changes, aside from the occasional marketing-driven burst of info around the migration to online ACT testing or the reinvention of […]