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SAT: 720 math
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How to pass the ACT?

Taking the ACT soon and I'm super anxious about scoring well. Can you guys share any tips or advice on how you approached your ACT prep and what to focus on in order to pass with a good score?

7 months ago

Hey there! I know the ACT can feel daunting, but with the right approach, you can score well. Here are some tips I found helpful during my ACT prep:

1. Familiarize yourself with the test format: Understanding the sections (English, Math, Reading, and Science) and their question types will help you know what to expect.

2. Create a study schedule: Consistently dedicating time to each test section. You can use resources like the official ACT Prep Guide, online resources such as Khan Academy, or CollegeVine's free resources for practice and guidance.

3. Focus on your weaknesses: Identify areas where you need improvement and dedicate more time to those sections, without neglecting your stronger areas.

4. Learn test-taking strategies: Practicing time management, process of elimination, and effective guessing can boost your score.

5. Take full-length practice tests: This will help you get used to the test's pacing, build endurance, and track your progress.

6. Review your mistakes: Understand why you got a question wrong and learn from it to avoid making similar mistakes.

Remember to stay positive, and good luck with your ACT prep!

7 months ago

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