Megan Johnson

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Key ACT/SAT Math Section Strategy: Problem Recognition

In our past Math section strategy posts, we’ve talked about the importance of recognizing what kind of math problem you’re looking at in order to recall how to solve it. It’s step one in solving any Math question on the SAT or ACT: you have to figure out what kind of math problem you’re staring …

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ACT Study Schedules: 1, 2, 3, and 4 Month Study Plans

Studying for the ACT can sound overwhelming. You know you need to study Reading, Science, English, and Math, but there are so many concepts within each subject. Where do you even begin? You begin with an ACT study schedule! Creating an ACT study plan is your first step to effective ACT prep. In order to study …

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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: