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When flexibility meets on-demand instruction, your score is what benefits.
Study anytime, anywhere
Work where you feel comfortable, with support from teacher-led videos.
Strategies boost your score
Our self-study doesn't skimp on strategy, and that can make all the difference.
You want to be in control of your prep, but still need guidance from teachers who can break down ACT strategies the right way. Get both with teacher-led videos you can watch anytime.
More guided prep helps concepts sink in. Get performance analyses that target your weaknesses. Then track improvements with progress reports that continuously show your growth.
You don’t have to be a “good test taker” to raise your score. Our instructor-led videos teach easy-to-learn strategies like backsolving and answer elimination to help you think like the test.
- 25+ hours of recorded instruction
- 9 practice tests, including 1 from the makers of the ACT
- Online quizzes and Qbank
- ACT prep books
- Online access for 6 months
- 14 hrs of elective live instruction on The ACT Channel
- Live proctoring for up to 9 practice tests
*Available with an upgrade to Live Online Essentials.
Here's what you'll cover in your Self-Paced class
Diagnostic Practice Test
Diagnostic Practice Test
The best way to get familiar with the test is to take a practice test. Have your practice test book, pencils, and a graphing or scientific calculator at hand as you follow along with our proctoring video, then use Kaplan's Mobile scoring tool to receive your score instantly. You can also opt to take an electronic version of the test online.
After submitting your answers, sign on to kaptest.com/login to receive feedback on your strengths and weaknesses and customized recommendations to help you personalize your online study plan.
Introduction to the ACT, the Kaplan Method for English, English Test Question Types
In this extensive series of video lessons, you'll learn everything you need to know to succeed on the ACT English test. After a brief introduction to the ACT and this course, you'll begin with the Kaplan Method for English, the proven strategy for handling any English question. In subsequent lessons, you'll be given opportunities to apply the Method to a wide variety of question types, from Sentence Structure and Formation to Organization, Unity, and Cohesion to Knowledge of Language.
After completing these lessons and practicing what you've learned, you'll be empowered to earn a higher ACT English score.
The Kaplan Method for Math, Essential Skills, Higher Math
ACT Math doesn't have to be a source of anxiety or frustration. With the Kaplan Method for Math, you'll have a systematic approach for handling any math question that comes your way on Test Day. In this series of videos, you'll be able to practice the Method on every topic that you'll see in ACT Math, from Essential Skills to Higher Math.
In addition to the Essential Skills covered in the first lesson, you'll learn to handle a wide variety of Higher Math questions: Number and Quantity, Algebra, Functions, Geometry, and Statistics and Probability. By the end of these lessons, you'll feel confident about earning a higher score in ACT Math.
The Kaplan Method for Reading, Reading Test Question Types, Paired Passages
This series of videos begins with an introduction to the Kaplan Method for Reading, a powerful tool that will guide you in reading passages critically, constructing passage maps effectively, and answering questions correctly. In the lessons that follow, you'll learn how to customize your approach to the different types of questions that appear on the ACT Reading test: Global, Inference, Detail, Vocab-in-Context, Function, and Writer's View. In the final lesson, you'll learn how to manage paired passages efficiently with the Kaplan Method for Paired Passages.
By the end of this series, you'll know everything you need to know to succeed on the ACT Reading test. With practice, you'll be well on your way to a higher Reading score.
Data Representation, Research Summaries, Conflicting Viewpoints, Putting It All Together
These video lessons cover everything essential for the ACT Science test. In each lesson, you'll learn a surefire strategy for each of the passage types you'll find in ACT Science. The Kaplan Method for Data Representation will aid you in dealing with data-heavy passages full of graphs and tables. The Kaplan Method for Research Summaries will enable you to handle passages that details the methods and results of multiple scientific studies. The Kaplan Method for Conflicting Viewpoints will empower you to tackle those passages that present multiple theories on a particular scientific phenomenon. Regardless of what you see on the Science test on Test Day, you'll be ready to succeed.
In the final video, you'll have a chance to review all that you've accomplished in the course and to look forward to Test Day with a confident and relaxed mind. Be proud: College is waiting and you are well on your way. Good luck!
ACT Writing In-Depth
This optional video covers the Kaplan Method for ACT Writing, providing you with everything you need to know to plan, write, and revise a high-scoring essay. While the ACT Writing test is optional, many colleges require it, so opting to take it can improve your chances of getting into a top school. With practice and the Kaplan Method, you'll be better equipped to succeed on Test Day and beyond.
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