Getting a good score on the ACT Science section means understanding how to answer the questions while reading as little as possible to ensure that you can finish within the challenging time limit. Here are some of the best strategies for how to approach the ACT Science section.
Knowledge Is Power
No matter what test you’re preparing for, the first step in any successful prep program is understanding the rules of the game. Or, as a wise man (Kendrick Lamar? Pretty sure it was Kendrick) once said, “Know your enemy.”
Fortunately, we’ve been around the block a few times, so we know a few things — almost 40 years’ worth of things, in fact. And because you’re our favorite, we want you to be able to know things, too. So if you have questions about the test, from scoring to accommodations to fundamental strategies, you can find the answers here. And if you don’t see the information you’re looking for, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll fill in the gap just as soon as we can.
If you thought it was weird that the ACT contains a Reading section that doesn’t give you enough time to read, you’re going to love the Science section that doesn’t actually test science knowledge! We’re back at it with a summary of what’s on the ACT Science section.
Part of the shortcut to getting a good score on the ACT Reading section is understanding how to balance taking the time to find all the necessary information in the passage with moving quickly enough to finish within the challenging time limit. Read on for some of the best strategies to approach the ACT Reading section.
Before we get into an overview of the preparation process for ACT Reading, it’s important to quickly review the structure of the section. Fortunately, your favorite witty, brilliant Inspirica test expert is here with a summary of what’s on the ACT Reading section.
Part of the shortcut to getting a good score on the ACT Math section is finding the right balance between reviewing math concepts and practicing technique. Here are some of the best strategies to help you get a great score on the ACT Math section.
Math can be one of the trickiest sections to prep for on the ACT because it offers a uniquely challenging blend of difficult content-based questions and aggressive pacing. Inspirica is here with an overview of the ACT Math section to get you started on the road to crushing the test.
Once students get a handle on the various question-types that show up on the ACT English section, the next step is mastering the best strategies for the section. I like to tell students that ACT English tests pattern recognition as much as any grammar concept; viewing the section in that way is key to maximizing your score.
English is an area of the ACT that tends to intimidate students who are beginning their prep. In reality, though, this section isn’t as scary as it seems. The first step to conquering ACT English is understanding the structure of the section and what is tested. We’re here with an overview of what’s on the English section.
Used correctly, a calculator can be one of the most valuable tools you have at your disposal on the ACT. It’s important to know what the ACT’s policy is concerning which calculators you can use on the test; that way, you can avoid any unwanted surprises on test day and focus on maximizing your Math score.