A Student Loan Lesson from a High School Drop Out

A Student Loan Lesson from a High School Drop Out

A Student Loan Lesson from a High School Drop Out Hello, My name is Brandon Painter, and  I am currently the office manager of Focus on Learning.  I see our college-bound students worry about how they are going to pay for college,   and I relate strongly to their...
Traps to Avoid on the ACT Reading Test

Traps to Avoid on the ACT Reading Test

Traps to Avoid on the ACT Reading Test:   Stefan Melnynk Avoiding traps on the ACT Reading Test is essential to raising your score. You are given so little time to complete the test (35 minutes to answer 40 questions!) that it’s easy to fly past questions without...
Why is the fACT English Test so hard?

Why is the fACT English Test so hard?

Why is the ACT English Test so hard? The ACT English test is something of  a paradox.  Though it is undeniably the easiest test on which to make significant score gains, it is also the test that causes most students trouble the first time they take it–their low...

Personal Message from C.E.O. of the ACT.org

I am sharing a communication from the ACT that I hope is of interest to you.  I know many of you have experienced frustration as you have tried to navigate the ACT website.  We will continue to keep you updated as we hear more, especially in cases of school closings...
The Coronavirus vs the ACT/SAT

The Coronavirus vs the ACT/SAT

The Coronavirus vs. the ACT/SAT Written by Dr. Ene-Kaja Chippendale   The Coronavirus pandemic has upended education across the board, and schools are struggling to decide whether or not to open this fall. Students are eager to return, parents are stressed, and...