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## How To Prep For The ACT English Section

September 18, 2012

ACT English: 75 questions in 45 minutes First off: don’t panic.  You don’t have to memorize every last bit of English grammar in the world.  That would take far too long and be confusing in the long run.  Rather, break down your knowledge in several sections and strategies that will help you score the best you can.  Punctuation  -        Semi-colons: Used like periods in that they separate two complete sentences.  The only catch is that these sentences should be related to each other.  The most important part here is that there must be a complete sentence on e... Read More About How To Prep For The ACT English Section

## How To Prep For The ACT Math Section

September 16, 2012

ACT MATH: 60 questions in 60 minutes The best approach to the math section of the ACT is to break down the various questions into categories.  That way the page doesn’t look like a mish-mash of numbers but rather: two geometry problems, an algebra problem, and a graphing problem.  You need to know several main categories and memorizing a couple of formulas will help down the home stretch. Basics: Know how to determine the average of something and how to find percentages.  Know how to add and multiply fractions and how to work exponents. Algebra: This covers questions with “x” and “y” in it. ... Read More About How To Prep For The ACT Math Section

## How To Prep For The ACT Science Section

September 10, 2012

ACT Science: 40 questions, 35 minutesA lot of students worry about the science section of the test because they don’t feel very comfortable with science classes.  Good news!  You do not have to memorize any formulas from biology, chemistry, physics, or any other science class.  Almost every last piece of information you need to know for this section can be found in the graphs and charts provided for each passage.  There are three types of passages in the science section:  Charts and Graphs  These passages will have very little writing and feature large or multiple charts and/or graphs.  For these se... Read More About How To Prep For The ACT Science Section

## How To Prep For the ACT Reading Section

September 08, 2012

ACT Reading section: 40 questions, 35 minutesFor most students, reading less is better.  This might seem counterintuitive, but most people take too much time reading the passage and then remember too little of it.  The better option is to attack the passage strategically so that you don’t have to read the entire thing, or if you do, read it in small chunks. Look at the questions and see if there are any key words.  These include proper nouns, dates or other numbers, or definition or category words.  Try to find that key word in the passage and then read the couple sentences around it.  Keep in mind that any word... Read More About How To Prep For the ACT Reading Section

## How To Write A Great Resume When Applying To Business School

September 06, 2012

Guess what business schools look at first? It’s not your GMAT, it’s not your GPA – and it’s not even where you went to undergrad. At most schools, it’s your resume. And that’s why your business school resume could be the most important factor in your admissions process. But, the GMAT is still crucial, and it is the most difficult part of the process. Your resume says who you are, but your GMAT says who you could be. If you want to send the right message, you’ll need proper GMAT prep to succeed. See more from Varsity Tutors on how to improve your GMAT score and contact us now for a GMAT tutor. Or see o... Read More About How To Write A Great Resume When Applying To Business School

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