The ACT is a college entrance exam that many colleges and universities in the United States use as part of the college admissions process. The ACT is a standardized test that assesses students’ skills in five core areas: English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing (optional). From the date of testing, ACT scores are valid for five years.
Smart Strategy for ACT preparation
- Decide the target score goal.
- Take the practice test.
- Find the difference between the Test score and the Targeted score.
- Analyze the practice test.
- Identify the strengths and areas of improvement subject-wise and topic-wise.
- Prepare first high-priority subjects and topics.
- Take practice individual subject tests to check the improvement.
- Take the full-length test before the actual test.
Strategy to answer the questions –
- Review all the questions first in each section.
- Mark the easy, difficult and unknown questions.
- In ACTs usually, easy questions are preceded by hard questions, answer all the easy questions first.
- Make sure you understand the hard questions at least two or three times.
- Manage your time while test-taking, spend a few moments on easy questions, spend the rest time on hard questions.
- Eliminate the incorrect answers so you can narrow down the correct answer selection.
- All the questions will have only one right answer.
- There is no penalty for wrong answers, so Do NOT SKIP the questions guess the correct answers.
- Finally, the bonus tip is usually your first response is correct.
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