ACT is a standardized test taken by high school students applying to colleges and universities in the United States. ACT test examines student’s ability to take on college level courses once admitted into a college or university. If the basic foundation of a student in the main subjects is good, then it is easier to handle college level subjects. Hence ACT examines a student in 4 main sections: English, Mathematics, Reading and Science reasoning. Those who are willing to take Writing test, for them even writing section is included. In order to score well in these tests, students should stick to learning and improving basic concepts of these subjects. The main purpose of ACT is to test the academic and conceptual knowledge of the student; therefore students should practice learning and understanding them.
In the English section, students should improve their grammar skills and must pay attention to details such as sentence fragments, clauses, organization of ideas, punctuations etc. Questions are asked on these details and hence students should understand the meaning of them. For Mathematics section, it is helpful if students prepare the list of important formulas present in math topics so that they can study them and understand when to use them. Reading section includes comprehension passages and students are expected to read the passage and answer the given questions accordingly. Science section also includes science related passages which the students should understand and analyze. To do well in the writing section, students should practice writing essays on a particular topic.