Category Archives: ACT

ACT Grammar – Sentence Fragments (Part 1)

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Grammar questions account for up to 65% of ACT English. If you’re not a grammar geek, that may sound like bad news. But, here’s the thing – the ACT tests a small handful of grammar rules over and over, in very predictable ways. Thus, you don’t need to become a grammar expert to crush it. To win ACT English, just follow… Read more »

Should I Take the ACT or new SAT? (2016 Mix)

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Quiz Hacker SAT & ACT Test Prep Videos

Many students taking college entrance exams in 2016 are unsure if they should take the new SAT or the ACT. In this video, I provide some insight to help you decide. If you have questions, post them in the comments, and I’ll answer! I post new SAT / ACT test prep videos every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday – subscribe to… Read more »

ACT Questions Explained: Reading: Question 2

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This is a video walk-through of ACT Practice Test 1, Reading Question 2, from the ACT Red Book (the only book that has *real* ACT questions/tests). This question appears on page 181. Summary: Look at the test as a game, and yourself as a player. This is not only an accurate metaphor, it is useful. Treating the test as a game… Read more »

ACT Questions Explained: Reading Question 1

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Episode 1 of my ACT Questions Explained series. In this ACT test prep video, I walk-through Reading Question 1 from Practice Test 1 of the ACT Red Book (the only book that has *real* ACT questions/tests). Summary: *Answer choice A is correct because it accurately restates what the passage says in the first paragraph. Lines 2 – 9 talk about what… Read more »