So this may sound like a dumb question, but I'm in tenth grade and I just got my Pre-ACT scores back. I got a 34 and 33 on the reading and English sections, but didn't do very well on the STEM sections. I've never been as strong in STEM classes, so I thought that this was normal. However, when I looked through my test booklet, I realized that I had gotten all of the right answers and simply marked them down on the scanning sheet wrong. I know it's stupid, but how can I avoid this mistake in the future? It's never been a problem for me before, and filling in one or two answers wrong is annoying, but I filled in, like, ten of them incorrectly in the math and science sections. I even checked to make sure I filled in all the correct bubbles. Sorry for the stupid question, I don't know what to do, please help!
Congrats on the 33 and 34!
I tutored for college board to help kids prepare for the ACT and SAT and I can say that I have done this plenty of times while taking the test or practicing. the only thing you can really do to help is just remember to take it slow when filling out each bubble, the milliseconds you save by rushing to bubble something in is no worth throwing off your whole answer sheet.
hope this was helpful, best of luck
I would make sure to keep the scantron right next to your testing booklet. If they're right next to each other you can quickly double-check that you colored in the correct bubble. With any time you have left, you should also go back and compare your scantron to your booklet so then there's less of a chance that you mark the wrong one. Congrats on the 34 and 33! Hopefully, this helps!
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