PR ACT Reading

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By Omniscient (Omniscient) on Sunday, July 18, 2004 - 01:20 pm: Edit

I started reviewing the reading section in Cracking the ACT, and I was curious as to whether or not you found it useful, or somemwhat useless. Comments will be appreciated.

By 800709 (800709) on Sunday, July 18, 2004 - 02:20 pm: Edit

I used cracking the ACT, and I actually thought it was somewhat useless for reading. I used none of their techniques (the whole underline key words thing) and got a 36 on the reading section. I'd suggest you just use practice tests to try to up your score... it's all about just getting used to the way the articles are written.

By Isabella (Isabella) on Sunday, July 18, 2004 - 09:47 pm: Edit

It's a very helpful book...try the reading techniques and see how they work for you. If they do, use 'em. If they don't, don't. :-) Seriously, though, only way to know is to try them yourself.

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