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Understanding PreACT Scores

Hello! I just got my PreACT score back, and I'm not sure how to interpret it. Can someone explain what the scores mean and how they relate to the ACT? Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hello! The PreACT is designed to give you a preview of how you might perform on the ACT, helping you understand the areas you need to focus on in your preparation. The scoring system is quite similar to the ACT, though the maximum score for the PreACT is 35 compared to the ACT's 36.

To understand your PreACT scores, you'll see four sections: English, Math, Reading, and Science, each scored on a scale of 1 to 35. You'll also receive a composite score, which is the average of these four section scores rounded to the nearest whole number. Looking at your scores in each section can help you identify where you might need further improvement.

Additionally, the PreACT report provides a detailed analysis of your performance in each subject area, including a list of the skills you have mastered and those you need to work on. This more targeted information can be helpful in planning your study strategy for the ACT.

Keep in mind that, as you progress through high school and acquire more knowledge, your scores are likely to improve naturally. But do still make sure to utilize the provided insights from your PreACT results to focus on the areas that need significant improvement while preparing for the ACT, as this particular test has its own idiosyncrasies that your classroom studies alone may not prepare you for.

Good luck with your ACT preparation!

7 months ago

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