ACT is an abbreviation of American College Testing and is one of the popular tests taken by high school students to continue their education in colleges and universities in the United States. ACT test is a standardized exam and is conducted many times a year. Students can take the test according to their level of preparation and their convenience. To take the test, students can register online on the official website of ACT and can pick their test date and the location of the test center. ACT tests students in 4 main sections: English, Mathematics, Reading and Science Reasoning. Students also have the additional option of taking the Writing test as well along with these 4 sections.
In order to get good scores on ACT, students should have good conceptual knowledge of the subjects. ACT test is not very difficult and its main purpose is to analyze student’s logical understanding of the concepts. Therefore students should focus mainly on the basic and important concepts of every topic, and only by having a good understanding of the basics; one can answer questions even on the advanced level. Every section in ACT test paper is of very limited time and one of the most important challenges for the students is to answer all the given questions within the given time range. Hence it is recommended for the students to practice answering each question in 1 minute at home, so that they have the confidence to handle time during the test.