February 24, 2020

To all hard working ACT students out there, we know that, for you, summer vacation and the ACT go together like Vikings and Packers fans.

You have our sympathies here at ATT! Your test day this July might loom darkly over your sunniest summer plans. But r...

October 29, 2019

To all you ACT/SAT 'test-preppers', you have a little time before December's test, if that is your next scheduled attempt. 

When you have, say, roughly a month or more of time before an exam like the ACT and SAT, it's a good opportunity to seriously build content relate...

September 17, 2019

This past Saturday thousands of Minnesotan students took the September ACT. Good luck on your results!

Another ACT is barely more than a month away on October 26th. Let's take a few minutes to look at the anatomy of the reading section and lay out some important tips fo...

June 27, 2019

The Math Section of the ACT is unique among the "big four" sections of the exam: English, MATH, Reading and Science.

How so?

First, it is the only section with five answer choices instead of the usual four choices found in all other sections. See two examples below of a...

June 13, 2019

To all hard working ACT students out there, we know that, for you, summer vacation and the ACT go together like Vikings and Packers fans.

You have our sympathies here at ATT! Your test day this July might loom darkly over your sunniest summer plans. But r...

May 25, 2018

Hi guys, as you know, your kids have been working hard the past few weeks to get ready for their ACT exam in June and July. The ACT can make for both a stressful and long Saturday for students. Studies consistently show that managing stress is the one of the key factor...

April 19, 2018

Have you ever heard the expression, "Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good?" Unfortunately, luck has very little to do with how well you will do on the ACT. But, there are steps you can take to make sure that your "guesses" have the best chance to be correct. 

Fir...

February 26, 2018

It feels like every year, students (and/or their parents) are motivated to start preparing for standardized testing earlier. Although it is great to get an early start on building the reading, English grammar, scientific reasoning, and math skills tested on the SAT and...

February 13, 2018

The ACT math section isn't  so much hard as it is tricky. Unlike school where you spend a few weeks working on a unit and then take a test on it, the ACT math test covers material that goes back as far as middle school for some students. One of the first steps in getti...