Mastering the Science Section of the ACT

TIME:

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
or
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

DATES:

January 23, 2021
March 20, 2021
May 22, 2021

 

COST: $100

Minimum of 4 students, maximum of 8 per session.

If you sign up for both the science and math sessions on the same day, the cost is $180.

Please sign up and select the sessions you would like to attend. You will be billed for the cost of the workshop(s).

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Description

Who should take this?

Any student who wants to demystify the science section. This is one of the best sections of the test to help improve your score, yet often overlooked and feared.

Topics covered:

  • 3 types of passages and how to approach each one
  • How to read graphs, data tables, figures, and experimental design set up and diagrams
  • Interpreting the trends in data and looking for patterns
  • What should I read? What should I skim?
  • Process of elimination
  • Identifying the essential question and avoiding traps
  • How to mark on the test to aid in quickly finding essential information
  • Beating the clock
    • Guessing–the most important strategy to save time
    • Planning ahead to save one passage for guessing
  • How should you approach the “conflicting viewpoints” passage

Take aways:

Several practice science tests; packet of essential skills/strategies; practice using each of the top strategies, including guessing.

Additional information

ACT Course Date & Time

January 23, 10am-12pm, March 20, 10am-12pm, May 22, 10am-12pm, January 23, 1pm-3pm, March 20, 1pm-3pm, May 22, 1pm-3pm