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  My son is applying to a bunch of state schools in Texas, but Texas A&M is his top choice. He is not in the top 10%, so won’t be automatically admitted.   He wants to apply to engineering, but it Read more…


Reading is a deceptive section on the ACT.  It looks so simple—no vocabulary laden sentence completions like the SAT, just basic reading passages with questions.  Yet the reading part of the ACT isn’t as simple as it first appears. In Read more…


Section one of every ACT is a 45-minute English section with 75 questions testing students’ knowledge of grammar and usage.  This part of the test is divided into five passages of 15 questions each.  The idea is that each passage Read more…


  Your ACT score is based on how many questions you answer correctly in each of the four graded sections.  Unlike the SAT, the ACT does not deduct any points for wrong answers, so it benefits you to answer as Read more…

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