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  • ACT Science Quick Reference

    ACT Science Quick Reference

    Students are often intimated by the ACT Science section. The very word “science” conjures up images of tedious lab classes and densely-worded textbooks packed with advanced terminology. Yet, the ACT’s concept of science is relatively […]

     
  • 2017-2018 ACT and SAT Test Dates

    2017-2018 ACT and SAT Test Dates

    Now that the College Board has finalized its 2017-2018 SAT test dates, we can provide a full list of ACT and SAT dates for the upcoming school year. This list contains the most up to […]

     
  • Three Test Prep Tips You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

    Three Test Prep Tips You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

    Over the course of this blog, we’ve covered ACT and SAT preparation strategies ranging from the obvious to the obscure. We’ve addressed test prep fundamentals, common test prep mistakes, and even outside factors that might […]

     
  • A Quick Reference Guide for SAT Reading

    A Quick Reference Guide for SAT Reading

    In a previous lesson, we provided a quick reference guide to understanding ACT Reading passages. This week, we’re going to provide a similar “cheat sheet” for the SAT Reading section. This guide collects essential strategies […]

     
  • ACT English Test Format Strategies

    ACT English Test Format Strategies

    In this lesson, we’re going to provide a reference sheet of strategies for “unlocking” the format of the ACT English section. These format-specific strategies will help you to understand what the various types of questions […]

     
  • ACT and SAT Test-Taking Strategies

    ACT and SAT Test-Taking Strategies

    Over the past several blogs, we’ve focused on rules and strategies for specific sections or types of questions on the ACT and SAT. Today, we’re going to broaden our focus and look at three general, […]

     
  • More on ACT and SAT Reading “Reasonable” Inferences

    More on ACT and SAT Reading “Reasonable” Inferences

    Every correct answer on the ACT and SAT Reading sections must be directly supported by the passages. The exams try to obscure this seemingly-simple fact with questions that sound more open-ended than they actually are. […]

     
  • More ACT Science Tips

    More ACT Science Tips

    Students are often intimated by the ACT Science section. The very word “science” conjures up images of tedious lab classes and densely-worded textbooks packed with advanced terminology. Yet, the ACT’s concept of science is relatively […]

     
  • ACT English and SAT Writing and Language Quiz: Sentence Placement and Transitions

    ACT English and SAT Writing and Language Quiz: Sentence Placement and Transitions

      Test your knowledge of ACT English and SAT Writing and Language sentence placement and transitions questions with this short quiz. Read the paragraph below and choose the best answer for each of the four […]

     
  • ACT and SAT Transitional Words and Phrases

    ACT and SAT Transitional Words and Phrases

    In this lesson, we’re going to look at the types of transitions that appear on the ACT English and SAT Writing and Language sections. Transitions are words and phrases that help you carry an idea […]