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8 Black History Month Books to Read in February

February is Black History Month, a special time set aside to celebrate and honor Black Americans past and present. We’ve put together this list of Black History Month books because we believe literature is one of the most moving ways to learn about cultures, peoples, and events. From novels, to memoirs, to non-fiction, in each …

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What to Study the Week of the ACT

You did it – you signed up for the ACT. You’ve been studying for months. Maybe you’ve been working through an ACT prep course like Olive Book, or maybe you’ve tackled the test on your own. Whatever your strategy, it’s now t-minus one week until test day. With so much content to go over, what …

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ACT (or SAT) Math Vocabulary Terms to Know

You will find some math vocabulary on the SAT and ACT: words that may sound familiar and whose meaning may be the key to finding the correct answer. You’ll want to familiarize yourself with them in order to do your best on the math section of either of these tests! The list of terms below covers the main math vocabulary terms you should know for the ACT or SAT:

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Paired Passage Walkthrough (With Videos!)

The paired passage section on the ACT or SAT is a portion of the reading section that asks you to read two passages and answer a set of questions based on both passages. In this post, we’ll walk through some of the unique challenges the paired passage presents and strategies for overcoming these challenges.