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Is ACT as Easy as the Practice Test Suggests?

Jack2010Jack2010 Registered User Posts: 194 Junior Member
edited August 2007 in College Admissions
I just logged onto the ACT website and took the practice test for no real reason. I found the couple dozen questions they asked incredibly easy. I haven't even started my sophmore year and I didn't have difficulty with any of them… Does that make sense? Is the real test much more difficult?

Am I just brilliant and don't know it? ; )

I'm confused.
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Replies to: Is ACT as Easy as the Practice Test Suggests?

  • mj93mj93 - Posts: 3,601 Senior Member
    Well, if it's the official ACT website, I don't see how the questions could be inaccurate .. maybe you're brilliant! :D
  • kat41911kat41911 Registered User Posts: 502 Member
    I had the same thought when I looked at the practice questions...I had never considered taking it until the questions seemed incredibly easy. I prefer to think that we are geniuses. :-P
  • LuckMC11LuckMC11 Registered User Posts: 807 Member
    no the site ones are realllly easy trust me
  • kat41911kat41911 Registered User Posts: 502 Member
    Haha...that's good to know. I was wondering why more people didn't get 36's...
  • enderkinenderkin Registered User Posts: 1,667 Senior Member
    The site questions are pretty easy. The only thing that I found different was the timing and length. The practice questions on the website are only like 20 per section with no time limit. The real test has 3 times that amount within the time limit of a single hour. Combine that with real exam pressure and it gets a little bit more frantic (for me the science section was pure hell). But practice makes perfect; I only did a couple practices before I took the test =X. (34 comp)

    It all depends on the test taker, I guess.

    Or genius.
  • Jack2010Jack2010 Registered User Posts: 194 Junior Member
    Looking into it more, I can see how time is a big factor. For the English portion, you get 45 minutes to answer 75 questions. That isn't much time... No matter how easy the questions are.
  • LuckMC11LuckMC11 Registered User Posts: 807 Member
    english i had the most time out of any section

    even tho that wasnt the section i got the highest score in :-P
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