November 12th, 2020 | Season 2 | 18 mins 55 secs
act, english, grammar, high school, prep, qualify, scholarships, test, who, whom
In high school, choosing between who and whom was very difficult for me. But once I learned a simple trick, this became one of the easiest things in the English language. In this episode, we dive back into the English section of the ACT and learn when to pick who and when to choose whom.
October 29th, 2020 | Season 2 | 20 mins 53 secs
act, best in class, best practices, high school, prep, qualify, scholarships, test
As I work with high schools across the country, I often say, "Man, every school should do this." In this episode, we discuss a few of these and what I label "Best in Class."
October 8th, 2020 | Season 2 | 22 mins 45 secs
act, high school, register, testing center
Students often pick their testing locations strickly on location, but there are 6 key factors you should consider to find the best test center for you.
October 1st, 2020 | Season 2 | 22 mins 52 secs
act, adoption, embryo, english, grammar, high school, indefinite pronouns, prep, qualify, scholarships, snowflake, test
Often, indefinite pronouns are used incorrectly. Even though I teach how to use them, I still make mistakes. Today I’m going to explain how to correctly use indefinite pronouns. And stick around for the end of the episode because I’ll tell you a small part of our adoptive family story.
August 6th, 2020 | Season 1 | 23 mins 41 secs
high school, math, prep, qualify, scholarships, test
Do you get stuck on an ACT math question and waste tons of time? Could you backsolve more efficiently? Do you freak out at the end of the math test because the problems are difficult and you're almost out of time? If so, this episode is for you.
July 23rd, 2020 | Season 1 | 29 mins 54 secs
act, calculators, high school, math, prep, ti-83, ti-84, ti-inspire
ACT keeps changing the calculator rules. They are enforced differently at various test centers. In this episode, we discuss the latest rules, and I explain how ACT has completely lost control governing the math test.
June 18th, 2020 | Season 1 | 18 mins 6 secs
act, commas, english, grammar, high school, prep, qualify, scholarships, test
Master these five comma rules and watch your ACT English score soar.
April 16th, 2020 | Season 1 | 19 mins 45 secs
act, chad cargill, high school, prep, qualify, scholarships, test, time
The way most students keep time on the ACT is wrong. Listen to this episode to learn the right way. This episode teaches the easiest way to lower test anxiety and raise scores by effectively keeping your own time and working all the way to the end.
March 26th, 2020 | Season 1 | 14 mins 48 secs
act, bad test-taker, college, high school, prep, qualify, scholarship
I’ll be out, and someone sees me. She realizes I’m the ACT guy. Then she approaches me with the #1 question I get asked. Listen to this episode to hear that question and learn the one question evaluation I give to answer this question.
March 19th, 2020 | Season 1 | 23 mins 31 secs
act, chad cargill, high school, prep, qualify, scholarships, test, test anxiety
While the world is anxious about the Corona virus, students are also anxious about taking an ACT. In this episode, we look at the number one reason good academic students underachieve on this test. Here are 7 practical tips you can use to immediately reduce your test anxiety.