Many students are afraid of the ACT science section. We often hear reasons such as “I don’t want to take an extra section” or “Science is my weakest subject in school”. They think they have to master science to ace the ACT.
Nothing could be further from the truth. Yes, you have to know what science is, but there is no way you can know everything. The ACT will pick material you have never heard of before.
What students don’t realize is that your approach to ACT science is really no different than your approach to reading comprehension!
If you are struggling with ACT Science, try improving your reading comprehension. What does reading comprehension have to do with science? Simply put, both sections have the same approach and same comprehension methods.
The early acceptance decisions have been made earlier this year than in previous years. And you got deferred from your first choice. What should you do? You may be disappointed to learn of the deferral, but you also gain time given the early acceptance decision was made earlier. If you were deferred from your “early” choice college and you still want to go there, do the following to increase your chances of admission in regular decision:
Given the escalating cost of college schooling, an increasing number of grandparents are pitching in to pay for college fees for his or her grandchildren. Given their flexibility, 529 plans are the top choice for grandparents. However, they can complicate a child’s chances of qualifying for financial aid.
The problem arises when students receive money from the 529 plan. That will appear as income in the student’s name, which must be reported on the FAFSA, which reduces the amount of financial aid. Note that FAFSA, the financial aid form that most colleges require when a student applies, is also required to be updated every year he or she is in school.
What if you are not a straight-A student? Can you get into a top college?
Following is a list of highly ranked colleges that would accept B students. Check the incoming student GPA and SAT scores. If you do not have a 4.0 GPA, we suggest to work on increasing your ACT and SAT scores. In fact, we suggest you should take both, and take the ACT before the SAT! And if your SAT scores are not you want, work with us to get a high ACT score.