ACT
Course Overview
What is ACT?
A university admissions test accepted by most four-year universities in the United States and Canada for undergraduate admissions
Comprised of 4 sections: English (75 items, 45 minutes), Mathematics (60 items, 60 minutes), Reading (40 items, 35 minutes), and Science (40 items, 35 minutes)
Optional Writing test consisting of one prompt, to be completed within 40 minutes
Total duration of 3 hours and 35 minutes, if taken with the optional Writing test
Conducted in April, June, July, September, October, and December
Scored range from 1 to 36 and are valid for 5 years
act Test Format
The test consists of 4 compulsory sections - English, Mathematics, Reading, Science - and an optional Writing section.
 
Section I: English
Understanding of English, production of writing, and language skills.
 
Section II: Math
Mathematical skills typically acquired up to age 17.
 
Section III: Reading
Reading comprehension commonly encountered in first-year college curricula
 
Section IV: Science
Interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
 
Section III: Writing
Writing skills taught in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses
Sections Questions Duration Scoring
English

75 multiple choice

45 minutes

1 - 36

Math

60 multiple choice

60 minutes

1 - 36

Reading

40 multiple choice

35 minutes

1 - 36

Science

40 multiple choice

35 minutes

1 - 36

Writing(optional)

1 essay prompt

40 minutes

2 - 12 points
Not included in total score

Total

 

3 hours 25 minutes (without
optional Writing section)


4 hours 5 minutes (with
optional Writing section)


Including breaks

1 - 36

Our act Courses
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1-to-1 Personal Coaching

 

Our ACT Online Personal Coaching is for students who prefer one-on-one preparation with our highly qualified teachers. The ACT Personal Coaching course is tailored to your unique learning needs, strengths and weaknesses to comprehensively cover each section of the test at your own pace. Your Personal Coaching sessions can be held remotely through online streaming platforms. Available in 10- to 50-hour coaching services, your coach will be with you all the way!

 

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