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which part of the ACT is hardest??

coolguy25coolguy25 Posts: 62Registered User Junior Member
edited February 2010 in ACT Preparation
to anyone who has already taken the ACT before, which part did you find the most challenging? also, is it possible to study for the reading/science parts? i heard that it was really hard to improve your score on those two sections
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Replies to: which part of the ACT is hardest??

  • toshimelonheadtoshimelonhead Posts: 187Registered User Junior Member
    science (10 char)
  • SF49ersSF49ers Posts: 8Registered User New Member
    For me, the writing section was most difficult.

    As for improving your score, I'm sure that practice tests and practice questions would help you out. There are ACT study guides and computer programs that have both of those.

    Good Luck
  • deepdeep Posts: 80Registered User Junior Member
    science. do practice tests and strictly time yourself for this section. the main test is absorbing/understanding tables and graphs in very short periods of time.
  • saxophonegirlsaxophonegirl Posts: 478Registered User Member
    For me, the science section is the most difficult. You are rather pressed for time.
  • bmsa91bmsa91 Posts: 344Registered User Member
    the math , the science. I'm been praticing on the purple pratice tests , and time myself every two weeks on it.
  • princessmarionprincessmarion Posts: 52Registered User Junior Member
    i agree with the other posters, science is the hardest because you have all these graphs and tables to look at and only a certain amount of time
    in my practice tests science was always my worst section and reading was my best but then on the day of the test my science was significantly better than my reading...weird lol
  • Forever LSUForever LSU Posts: 419Registered User Member
    Science is a pain. I hated that part when I took it. I also didn't care for english that much, but I didn't score fairly well in it. The math and reading parts I ate alive.
  • MarlowMarlow Posts: 186Registered User Junior Member
    Science without a doubt.
  • Trench CoatTrench Coat Posts: 93- New Member
    science is so easy lolol.
    i finish with like 15 minutes left.

    english is a pain for me.
  • gbesqgbesq Posts: 1,779Registered User Member
    Always, always remember that the science section is not about science. It's about reading comprehension and data interpretation. Everything that you need to correctly answer the question is provided to you. It's not that hard.
  • jkaufmanjkaufman Posts: 1,065Registered User Member
    I also think science is very easy and I HATE science. The thing is, it really only measures your ability to read and interpret graphs quickly which I can do, so I don't think it's that hard. I think reading is very hard and I am always pressed for time on that one.
  • chiyoskechiyoske Posts: 92Registered User Junior Member
    English and Reading...

    /sigh
  • killersdeat0killersdeat0 Posts: 570Registered User Member
    Curses to reading =S
  • dychangdychang Posts: 262Registered User Junior Member
    reading. !!!!!!!
  • KoreanBoi92KoreanBoi92 Posts: 1,248Registered User Member
    reading and science
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