About the ACT

Total Points

36

Average Score

20.8

Length of Test

2 hours and 55 minutes
(plus an optional 40 minute essay portion)

Essay

Evaluate and analyze complex issues

Number of Questions

215 questions

Calculator Usage

You can use a calculator on all portions of the Math exam

Reading Passages

4 passages of 700 – 900 words

Subjects Tested

Basic Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Data Analysis, Statistics, Reading, Grammar, Science (being able to interpret data)

When it’s Offered

The ACT is offered 12 times a year: February, April, June, July, September, October, December 


*multiple test dates are offered in September and October 


Layout of the Test

English: 45 mins
Math: 60 mins
Reading: 35 mins

Science: 35 mins
Essay: 40 mins (optional)

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What You'll Learn

Our students always feel prepared and confident on test day. In our ACT prep classes, students learn:

  • How to solve commonly missed questions on the ACT 
  • How to use pacing as to navigate through the test efficiently
  • How to maximize practice test sessions by working smarter
  • How to effectively analyze the tone and central message of reading passages
  • How to determine and describe the relationship between numbers
  • Plus, so much more…

How Sessions are Structured

All ACT prep classes are offered online. You may choose to take the classes privately or with a group.

Our ACT private sessions are for students that prefer interacting with a tutor on a one on one basis. Whereas our ACT group sessions allow students to work cooperatively with their peers to achieve their academic goals.

With our most comprehensive ACT sessions students, on average, can expect to see a 5-6 point increase on their ACT score.