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The ACT consists of five sections: English, math, reading, science, and an optional essay.

  • Our expert tutors adapt the curriculum for each of their ACT students to address each student’s unique strengths and weaknesses. Weekly tutoring sessions and nightly homework assignments encourage mastery of the material. Progress is continually assessed and strategies amended accordingly.
  • If you would like to learn more about our ACT test prep, contact us today!

Quick Facts

Frequency

6 times/year in New York

2021-22 Test Dates

  • September 14, 2019
  • October 26, 2019
  • December 14, 2019
  • February 8, 2020
  • April 4, 2020
  • June 13, 2020

Duration

3 hours, 35 minutes

Section & Scores

  • Section 1: English
  • Section 2: Math
  • Section 3: Reading
  • Section 4: Science
  • Essay (Optional)

Total Score

  • Each section: 1-36
  • Composite (average of all sections): 1-36
  • Writing: 2-12

When Should You Call Us?

Spring semester, sophomore year

Thinking about taking the SAT instead?

Take a look at how the exams compare, and learn more about our SAT tutoring here.

SAT
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing and Language
  • Math
  • Essay (optional)
ACT
  • Reading Comprehension
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Essay (optional)
SAT
  • 3 hours, plus a 50-minute optional essay
ACT
  • 2 hours and 55 minutes, plus a 40-minute optional essay
SAT
  • 2 sections, one with calculator and one without
  • Formulas provided

No calculator
- 15 multiple choice, 5 grid-in questions
- 25 minutes

Calculator
- 30 multiple choice, 8 grid-in questions
- 55 minutes

ACT
  • 1 section with calculator
  • Formulas NOT provided

Calculator
- 60 multiple-choice questions
- 60 minutes

SAT
  • 5 passages
  • 52 questions
  • 65 minutes
  • ~13 minutes/passage
ACT
  • 4 passages
  • 40 questions
  • 35 minutes
  • ~9 minutes/passage
SAT
  • 4 passages
  • 44 questions
  • 35 minutes
  • ~9 minutes/passage
  • ~48 seconds/question
ACT
  • 5 passages
  • 75 questions
  • 45 minutes
  • ~9 minutes/passage
  • ~36 seconds/question
SAT
  • No science-section
ACT
  • 35 minutes
  • 40 questions
  • ~68 seconds/question
SAT
  • Optional
  • Read a passage (speech, article, etc.).
  • Write an essay analyzing the structure of the author’s argument.
ACT
  • Optional
  • Read a topic prompt and set of three perspectives.
  • Write an essay stating your own perspective and analyzing the relationship between your views and those presented by at least one other perspective.

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