How to Improve Your ACT Science Score

Getting a stellar score on the ACT Science section isn’t just a matter of knowing all of the concepts that are being tested; it’s also important to have a collection of tried-and-true ACT Science strategies that you can rely on. The ACT Science test is often the section that makes students the most nervous. [...]

By |2021-03-03T20:05:46-06:00March 3rd, 2021|ACT, Analysis|0 Comments

Top North Carolina High Schools by ACT Scores

In the 2020 graduating class, 108,350 North Carolina students took the ACT; their mean composite score was an 18.8 out of a possible 36. For comparison, 2019’s graduating class had about 2,000 more students and scored slightly higher, with a mean composite of 19.0. Nationally, the average composite score was a 20.6 (down from [...]

By |2021-02-15T10:51:37-06:00February 15th, 2021|ACT, Analysis|0 Comments

ACT Test Strategies

Getting an outstanding score on the ACT isn’t just a matter of knowing all of the concepts that are being tested; it’s also important to have a collection of tried-and-true ACT test strategies in your arsenal. The ACT is the second most popular admissions test for applying to college in the United States, so [...]

By |2021-03-03T20:13:05-06:00January 11th, 2021|ACT, Analysis|0 Comments

How to Improve Your ACT Score

If you’ve taken the ACT before and are planning to take it again, you’re likely trying to figure out how to improve your ACT score. Without question, the best way to improve your ACT score is to take practice tests and study practice questions. However, not all study strategies are made equal; you can [...]

By |2021-03-03T19:58:52-06:00January 4th, 2021|ACT, Analysis|0 Comments

The Differences Between the ACT and SAT

Versus the SAT, the ACT generally presents questions in a less complex manner but requires students to know more advanced concepts and work more quickly. However, our experience working with thousands of students over the last 17 years is that fewer than 5% of students will score significantly different on the SAT vs the [...]

By |2020-12-29T11:03:45-06:00December 9th, 2020|ACT, Analysis, SAT|0 Comments

Top Wisconsin High Schools by ACT Scores

Although a majority of Wisconsin’s 2019 high school graduates plan to attend college—and many hope to stay close to home—they are, on average, performing at the lowest rates in recent years. This is a key takeaway from an analysis of Wisconsin students’ 2019 ACT Scores. In the 2019 graduating class, 66,729 Wisconsin students took [...]

By |2021-02-10T16:35:36-06:00December 9th, 2020|ACT, Analysis|0 Comments

Top Kansas High Schools by ACT Scores

Kansas’ Class of 2019 is better prepared for college than their peers nationwide, analysis of their ACT scores reveals. In the 2019 graduating class, 25,684 Kansas students took the ACT; their mean composite score was a 21.2 out of a possible 36. For comparison, 2018’s graduating class had about 500 fewer students and scored [...]

By |2021-02-10T16:35:49-06:00December 3rd, 2020|ACT, Analysis|0 Comments

Mississippi National Merit Semifinalists 2020-2021

15% of Mississippi's National Merit Semifinalists attend the Mississippi School for Mathematics & Science For 142 Mississippi high school seniors, the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Competition brought good news: these super-smart students have earned the celebrated “Semifinalist” designation. In order to do so, they had to score among the top 1% of [...]

By |2020-12-24T01:59:50-06:00December 2nd, 2020|Analysis, SAT|0 Comments
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