Getting back an ACT score that is less-than-stellar can be a bit of a self-esteem killer for students. First of all, remind your child that this test isn’t a gauge of intelligence, it is a test on test-taking. I've devised a step-by-step method to help your child achieve their ACT goal.
A fairly common complaint amongst potential college students, from high school freshmen to those seeking where they’ll be attending university, is that they don’t feel adequately prepared to make it at a university. There are ways, however, to lessen these seemingly unsolvable anxieties. Students seeking assistance need look no further. Whether it be with an Academic Tutor or on your own, the following tips could prevent you from putting a stop to a much needed education due to fear.
Two weeks pass, and ACT scores should be posted by now. Your child, eager and frightened, logs on to the ACT website, feathers all in a ruffle, to find their composite score. You watch their face, almost as eager as they are for the results. But your heart sinks down as their expression stiffens and eyes glaze—their score must not have been what they hoped for.