ACT Writing Prompt: THINK CHART

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The ACT Essay is meant to test your thinking skills as much as your writing skills. Make...

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The Three Things Every Intro MUST Do

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When you shake someone’s hand and introduce yourself, what are you trying to accomplish?...

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One Quick Trick for a POWERFUL Thesis

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If there’s one sentence that you’ve got to get right, it’s the thesis.  The thesis...

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How to Budget Your Time in a 30-Minute Essay

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Thirty minutes goes by very, very quickly when you’re trying to pound out an essay. ...

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How to Put Your Argument in a Context

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If you look at the ACT website and the guidelines for the ACT Writing score, you’ll...

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PRACTICE Makes Perfect

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Have you ever read a book about snowboarding, then tried to snowboard down the toughest...

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The ONLY Three Answers Possible

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Did you know that there are ONLY three possible answers that you can give to the ACT...

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Understanding the Prompt

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Before you jump right away to writing down your essay, you must make sure that...

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Quality vs. Quantity

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“Do I have to write a lot?” “How much is enough?” “Should...

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Always Make an OUTLINE

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When I was in high school and I was assigned to turn in an outline with my essays, I...

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Strong Introductions are Important!

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The judges who are grading your essay are in no mood to “get to know you as a person.”...

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Make Decisions IN ADVANCE

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You get only 30 minutes to write an entire argument. That sucks. It’s like trying to...

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