ACT Testing Stategies

By: Maddy Gack

math strategies

Read the problem once, without solving.

Re-read the problem, breaking it into smaller parts.

Translate each part.

Solve the problem

Re-read the last sentence of the word problem to confirm you are finished.

Science Strategies

Draw out figures


Reading Strategies

Annotate the articles so you can find information easier.

Use speed reading techniques.


Learn comma rules

Focus on usage and mechanics

Read the entire line referred to by the question

What is the test used for?

To see what colleges you can apply for.

Guessing strategy

Have one guessing letter for the entire test.

What to bring with you on testing day.

Number 2 pencils