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7:06 AM

What makes ACT so hard?

There are myriad of factors that tell why ACT is so important. Most of the colleges ask for your ACT score during the admission process. You might also get a scholarship based on your performance in this test. Even some jobs, like the ones in consulting or finance sector, will ask for your ACT score.

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While preparing for it, a lot of students realize it is a hard nut to crack. Here we discuss what makes this test so difficult for the students.

Strict time constraints

For most of the students, it is the insufficient time for answering the questions that make it so difficult. In case a student gets confused on a particular question, a lot of his/her time is wasted. On an average, a student gets one minute per answer or even less for sections like English.

Unfamiliar data

According to some students, the science section is the toughest. The reason is that the students have to interpret data which they are not familiar with. As the data related to the experiments that the students have not encountered before, visualizing them is not possible.

Pressure is high

Sometimes, the stress can make it difficult to solve the questions. Students, in this case, need to learn about techniques to get rid of anxiety. Meditation is recommended by some experts to deal with this issue.

The students might also face difficulties due to lack of understanding of a particular concept. To manage all these issues, students can contact the Ladder Method. The institute uses a unique method that empowers the individuals to get a good score in ACT.

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As a parent, it is one of many challenges to help your children finish their homework.  Various new learning techniques and teaching styles have changed the way your child is learning math or reading.  Many parents find themselves in frustration as they aren't able to help their child(ren) complete Chemistry or do long division the Singapore math way.   Read More

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Candice Lapin
7:21 PM

The SAT vs ACT: What is the difference?

What is the difference between the ACT and the SAT standardized tests? How should students best prepare and decide which test to take? Is there a preferred test? A lot of Ladder Method parents call our offices with just this question.  Its a good question.  And, the answer is not the same as it once was.   What is the difference between the ACT and the SAT standardized tests? The ACT and the SAT are both standardized tests that the colleges use in evaluating a student during the college application process.  Read More

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Candice Lapin
8:49 PM

What is the Difference between the ISEE and the ERB?

Many of our clients call us with just this question: What is the difference between the ISEE and the ERB?  What are these tests?   How are they different? The short answer is there is not that much difference between the ERB and the ISEE.  However, the two tests are used in quite different ways.  Read More

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Candice Lapin
5:35 PM

Our Latest ACT Student Success Story: Jake K

Final Score: 28 Jake started with a composite score of 19 on his initial diagnostic.  A junior at a competitive private school in the Los Angeles area, he struggled with math fundamentals and he self-identified as “bad at reading”.  He also worried that he “was never taught any grammar in school.”  Jake K was concerned that he would not get into a competitive college with his initial score yet was ambivalent about the ACT Prep process.     Read More

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