Ace the ACT. Explore the five key components of the ACT exam—English, math, reading, science, and essay writing—and get study strategies and test-taking tips to improve your score.
- [Voiceover] Hi, my name is Vince Kotchian and welcome to this course that will prepare you to take the ACT. I've been a full-time professional SAT and ACT tutor for over 8 years now. And my goal in this course is to give you the same strategies that I teach my students to help you make smart decisions about preparing for the ACT. First, I'll explain what the ACT is and what it's used for. And I'll go over it's structure and scoring. Next, I'll explain my preparation strategies and test taking strategies, for example, how to fit ACT prep into your busy schedule.
I'll also tell you how ACT English, Math, Reading and Science questions work and I'll explain what their testing your ability to do. Then, I'll give you my favorite techniques to make tough questions easier. For example, adding numbers to make vague algebra questions turn into easier arithmetic ones, or becoming much more certain about your answers to reading questions. Finally, I'll cover the new ACT Essay. In order to fully prepare to fully prepare to do your best on the ACT there is a lot to cover, but if you take a slow and steady approach to your preparation it will be more manageable for you.
Let's get started.
- Getting a baseline ACT score
- Preparing a study timeline
- Answering ACT English questions
- Solving math problems
- Answering reading questions
- Working on science questions
- Writing the ACT essay
Skill Level Beginner
1. Welcome to the ACT
2. Preparation and Test-Taking Strategies
3. ACT English
4. ACT Math
5. ACT Reading
6. ACT Science
7. ACT Essay
Overview of the ACT essay2m 26s
Next steps1m 23s
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