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October Reading Round-Up

This month, we wanted to share the books that we’ve been reading for fun and would recommend to a friend (you!). From popular fiction to creative treatises and non-fiction, The Olive Book staff has been reading quite a variety of material recently, and we hope there is something that piques your interest:

How to Get a 36 on the English Section

If you’re trying to boost your ACT score, the English section is the easiest to tackle. Here’s why: there is only a handful of technical grammar content covered and there are really only a handful of rhetorical skills covered.

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Strategies for the ACT Math Section

The ACT Math test is a marathon: you will have 60 minutes to answer 60 multiple-choice questions. In order to prepare for the race, you’ll want a thorough knowledge of the content of the test and to train yourself in timing and problem-solving strategies.

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ACT Test Dates for 2019-2020

Refer to the table below for upcoming ACT test dates. Be sure to note that the registration deadline is about a month in advance of the test date. According to the ACT website registration takes about 40 minutes to complete, so leave plenty of time to register.