right arrow
Informational Message Stay on top of the information you need to navigate the admissions process amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We've got articles, videos and forum discussions that provide answers to all of your test prep, admissions and college search questions.   Visit our COVID-19 resource page.

Introducing Kai!
Your College Confidential guide bot.

Kai can provide tips and support as you research and apply to colleges, and explore majors and careers.

Chat with Kai
here, 24/7!

or Skip Forever

Finding the right college for your unique situation can be challenging. Hear from other students who shared their admissions story. Download our FREE Student Voices - vol. 1, Student Voices - vol. 2, Student Voices - vol. 3, and Student Voices - vol. 4 eBooks NOW!
PARENTS4PARENTS: With the deadlines for ED/EA coming up shortly, thumper1 and happymomof1 will be answering questions and sharing their tips on how to build your college list. ASK THEM ANYTHING!
Make sure to check out our October Checklist for HS Seniors. Consult these quick resources to get you started on the process this month.
While general discussion about the ACT test is allowed by ACT, discussion of test questions may violate your agreement with ACT. Please be thoughtful in your posts and replies.

ACT Prep Help!!

laurarwriteslaurarwrites 71 replies19 threads Junior Member
Alright so I'm a senior in high school looking to go to Texas A&M University. I've taken the ACT four times already, but sadly I'm still right outside of academic admit. I'm wondering if it's worth it to take a fifth time and what online prep courses you may recommend. My parents are willing to pay for everything, but I still would rather stay on the cheap side if at all possible. I've tried self-prep using the 5-lb book and the Best ACT Math Books Ever, but still receive pretty much the same scores.

Here are my scores:
Composite 29, Math 26, Science 27, Reading 31, English 33, (February 2019)
Composite 28, Math 25, Science 27, Reading 26, English 31, (April 2019)
Composite 29, Math 24, Science 24, Reading 35, English 32, (July 2019)
Composite 29, Math 27, Science 26, Reading 27, English 35, (September 2019)
Superscore: Composite 31, Math 27, Science 27, Reading 35, English 35

And before you ask: yes, I've already taken the SAT. It was a year ago and I got an 1160. Definitely not an option. Let me know if you have any questions! There's probably some details I've left out.
8 replies
· Reply · Share

Replies to: ACT Prep Help!!

Sign In or Register to comment.

Recent Activity