ACT Reading

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4 Strategies to Increase Your Reading Speed

The SAT and ACT Reading sections are not designed to be read at a “normal” pace – they’re designed to test your ability to read quickly and with focus. If you find yourself struggling to complete the SAT or ACT reading passages in the allotted time, we’ve put together a few strategies to help you speed up and attack the Reading passages.

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How to Ace the ACT Reading Section

How do you get through the entire ACT reading section in just 35 minutes, let alone ace it? With a few strategies and a bit of knowledge about how you read, you can conquer the ACT reading section and boost your overall score.

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About the ACT Reading Passages: Literary Narrative/Prose Fiction

The ACT Reading section is made up of four passages with about 10 questions each (40 total). There are four main types of passages that you will encounter on the ACT Reading section: literary narrative/prose fiction passages, natural science, social science, and humanities. In this post, we’ll cover strategies for the literary narrative/prose fiction passage you’ll see on the ACT.