Note Taking

Chemistry Knowledge You Need for the ACT Science Section

April 19, 2016

You may be surprised to find out that you don't need outside science knowledge to answer most of the questions on the ACT science section, but it generally helps on 5-6 questions, and 1 or 2 generally will require it.  Coming equipped with a fundamental knowledge of the basics of biology, chemistry, physics, and the earth sciences will generally cover you on those “outside knowledge” questions, while rare, could mean the difference between a 32 and a 36.  But don’t just take it from us. 

Active Reading Tips

October 31, 2014

Do you really UNDERSTAND what you're reading?  (And how you can remember it later)

Picture this: It’s 10pm and you are exhausted from a long day at school, a volleyball game, piano lesson, and dinner with friends.  All you want to do is crawl into bed but you have to read an entire chapter on photosynthesis for biology, your least favorite class.  Sound familiar?