What Parents Should Expect and Do

  •  The ACT requires team work. Be a team player, not just a spectator.

  • Understand what the ACT is and is not.

  • Understand the administrative and academic components of the ACT test.

  • Try taking an ACT test yourself or at the very least glance over each section!

  • Schedule your child’s work in advance.

  • Use summer time, when your child has less academic demands And / Or,

  • Use fall break, spring break and other short school breaks to take advantage of the ‘extra’ time.

  • Schedule a series of tests, both in sections and full tests.

  • Set realistic progress goals for the child.

  • Record and monitor your child’s progress.

  • Allow downtime for the child.