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Varsity Tutors is the only name you need to know if you want to connect with a certified ACT Science tutor in as little as 24 hours. We understand how full your life is, so we facilitate online tutoring to give you one fewer thing to worry about.

You will meet your private instructor on our Live Learning Platform: a virtual study space equipped with powerful features such as integrated practice problems and video chat capabilities so you can enjoy the benefits of face-to-face instruction without worrying about a commute. Our platform also records each study session automatically for future reference. Please continue reading to learn more about the benefits of private ACT Science tutoring!

Boost Your ACT Science Score

The ACT Science section covers concepts from Earth science, biology, chemistry, and physics; but is somewhat unique in that it emphasizes practical problem-solving skills and data analysis rather than rote scientific knowledge. A private ACT Science tutor can provide practice questions to help you get used to the way the exam asks you to think, boosting your self-confidence heading into your exam.

Your instructor can also share time-saving strategies to help you finish the exam within the time allotted to you. For instance, understanding how the ACT presents keywords such as "not" and "except" can help you spot them without wasting time rereading every item.

Best Ways To Prep For ACT Science

Software-based test prep solutions usually follow a set curriculum, with little or no flexibility to adapt to a student's unique needs. That might work for some students, but wouldn't you rather study under the tutelage of an ACT Science tutor who can present new concepts at your preferred pace? If you already understand how to interpret a chart of data, your instructor can concentrate on other topics to improve your study efficiency.

Alternatively, your instructor can show you how to identify what a chart means and write it down for future reference. You're in complete control over the content of your private study sessions, and we encourage you to make the most of it.

How much does an ACT Science tutor cost?

The price of online ACT Science tutoring depends on several variables, including what you want to review and how often you plan to meet your tutor. For example, you may pay a different hourly rate for regular study sessions every Sunday morning that you would be for an emergency session right before you're scheduled to sit for the test.

Varsity Tutors also provides a live ACT Science class if you want to study with a group, and we can facilitate group tutoring if you're looking for a way to split the bill. Reach out to us today for more information about each of these powerful test prep options.

How do I choose an ACT Science tutor?

If you tried to find a private instructor by yourself, you would need to verify that each candidate possessed the academic knowledge, teaching skills, and availability you're looking for. Don't you have better things to do with your time? Varsity Tutors maintains an extensive database of private instructors, allowing our Educational Directors to leverage advanced tutor-matching tools to find any student a qualified instructor quickly.

We actively search for instructors who can adapt their teaching methodology to a student's innate learning style, helping you make the most of your meetings. We'll also find you a second ACT Science coach if the first one doesn't work out, so you have nothing to lose by trying us.

Are ACT Science tutors worth it?

Independent research suggests that private tutoring can help students increase their performance on high school exit exams by up to 12 percent, an increase that we feel is definitely "worth it. Your instructor can also share mindfulness tips to help you calm down if you find test anxiety creeping in, helping you demonstrate what you've learned on exam day.

If you're ready to get started or simply have more burning questions, contact Varsity Tutors using the "Get Started" tab above or by phone for more info.

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If your student is taking the ACT exam this year, you've likely been searching for "ACT Science tutoring near me," which Varsity Tutors can assist you with. Our advisors can find an ACT Science tutor who can help your student focus on studying and practicing for the exam. As with all standardized tests, knowing the format and content is crucial to being prepared on test day. With ACT Science tutoring, your student can receive customized lessons that refresh their knowledge and provide strategies they can use to study, take the exam, and use later. Studying alone often just isn't enough. Allow an ACT Science tutor to guide your student in their test preparation.

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Online ACT Science Tutoring review by Ian
We focused particularly on combining text evidence with logical conclusions, experimental design, and anticipating key information during reading. As with Math, student showed potential to score in the low 30s when controlling for outside factors. The student is very bright, and her experience in AP-level courses shows when anxiety is removed as an obstacle. We therefore concluded with a conversation about how to enter the test with the right physical and mental composure, and cultivating awareness of the standardized test format (and how to approach it with confidence).
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Online ACT Science Tutoring review by Lee
We had our first meeting today. We spent the day studying ACT science. We made it through two of the three types of questions on the science ACT and most of the third. I assigned a science section of the ACT, and next time we will work on a different topic.
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Online ACT Science Tutoring review by Tarana
We worked heavily on the ACT science section today. The student spent some time working on his own while I timed his progress. He is still taking too much time to finish a section by about ten minutes so we need to work on better strategies to allow him to work faster. I noticed that he often misreads questions or skips over key details so we are also trying to work on making sure he not only understands the main idea of a science passage but doesn't lose sight of what is being asked of him. I assigned the student to work on a full length practice test and time himself this weekend.
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Online ACT Science Tutoring review by Patrick
The student and I continued working through the science portion of the ACT. He scored a 22. Compared to his initial score of a 12, this is indicative of significant progress. When we went over the questions he answered incorrectly, he was often able to easily find the correct answer. The student will want to work on reading the questions more closely and more completely. There is little doubt he has the capabilities of score at or near 30. We will focus on science for the next three sessions and then begin reviewing the English portion of the test. Overall, the student has come a long way since our first session. So long as he can stay focused and positive, he will do very well come September.
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Online ACT Science Tutoring review by Jaclyn
We talked about her goals and general test-taking skills before launching into Science. I think she's capable of doing very well on the ACT given her reasoning skills and intelligence, and after walking through some problems and explaining different approaches, she seems much more confident and better-prepared. I'm excited to see how she does on her practice test she has for homework!
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Online ACT Science Tutoring review by Yocheved
The student is definitely gaining familiarity with the test and confidence in her skills on the science section. She is able to scan the articles and move through the questions at a good pace (she averages a little less than a minute per question).
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Varsity Tutors can help you get more out of your ACT Science preparation process by connecting you with experienced ACT Science tutors. We can quickly connect you with a private instructor who can help you study and practice for this challenging exam. Your instructor can help you go over both the format and the content of the ACT Science section so that you know what to expect on the day of your exam. You can receive a series of customized lessons that are based on your specific academic needs and testing goals.

Working with a private instructor can help you get more out of your studying process than is realistic to expect when studying alone. If you think that you would benefit from this type of academic assistance, then consider getting started with the process by reaching out to us today. Or, you can keep reading for more information on the exam and the specific ways that ACT Science tutoring will help you prepare for it.

What is the ACT Science Test?

The ACT Science test is one of the four required sections of the broader ACT. The ACT is a college admissions test that is generally taken by high school students who are preparing to graduate and apply to college. Your score on the ACT will be used as a key factor by the colleges that you apply to in deciding your ultimate admissions decision. This means that earning a good score on the ACT can help you get accepted into more competitive universities. A solid score on this exam could even earn you additional scholarship offers.

As its name implies, the ACT Science section consists of a series of questions that assess your understanding of important scientific subjects. In addition to testing your scientific knowledge, this section of the exam will also ask you to show your ability to do things like analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating information as well as your ability to problem-solve using reasoning skills. Each of the questions that you'll be asked to answer will contain four or five options. Your job will be to determine which of these options is correct.

The creators of this part of the ACT want to see how well you're able to perform the functions that will be required of you in your college science class. For example, you'll be asked to do things like recognize trends in data, study tables, graphs, and diagrams, as well as to manipulate and analyze scientific data, among other things. These are skills that you can get help with when you sign up to work with an ACT Science tutor. Consider reaching out to us directly if you'd like to start learning from experienced ACT Science tutors.

What Will Be On the Exam?

As detailed above, when taking the ACT Science section you can expect to be tested on numerous important academic skills. The questions that you'll answer will also feature content related to some of the most important scientific subject areas. For example, when taking your exam, you'll find questions on things like biology, earth and space sciences, chemistry, and more. You'll also find questions that are related to astronomy and geology, among other things. However, no advanced knowledge of these subjects is required to answer the questions that you'll find on your exam.

The ACT Science section is broken down into three primary content areas. The first content area covers the interpretation of data. This content area accounts for 45 - 55% of the total questions in the section. The next category, scientific investigation, accounts for 20 - 30% of the questions in the section. Finally, the remaining 25 - 35% of the ACT Science section is made up of questions on the evaluation of models, inferences, and experimental results.

How Important is Your ACT Science Score?

As one of just four required ACT sections, your score on this part of the exam will be an important contributing factor to your overall ACT score. This alone is enough reason to take your test preparation process for the ACT Science section seriously. Additionally, though, your score on this part of the ACT can provide the colleges that you apply to with considerable information about your strengths and weaknesses as a student.

For example, if you plan on applying to a degree program that deals with technical or scientific subjects, then earning a solid score on the ACT Science section is a great way to signify your potential to excel in these types of programs. Even if you don't earn a top tier overall score on the ACT, a top tier score in the Science section can signify to the schools that you apply to that you're someone who would do well if accepted into one of their science programs. Working with a private test prep instructor is a great way to develop the skills that you need to do well on this part of the ACT.

Additionally, your ACT Science score isn't just useful to the colleges that you apply to attend. It's also useful for you. For example, if you're able to earn a great score on this part of the ACT, then you'll show yourself that you have significant potential to work in a field that demands technical or scientific knowledge. While preparing for this part of the ACT, you can also get a sense of the specific scientific skills and topics that you have a natural proficiency in. This could lead you to pursue a career that utilizes the skills that come easily for you. For example, you may do well on the ACT Science section and go on to pursue a job in psychology, clinical research, criminal justice, or more.

How Does ACT Science Tutoring Work?

Getting prepared to take the ACT Science section could be a lot easier for you if you start working with ACT Science tutors. If you're interested in doing this, then the best way to get started with the process is by reaching out to us directly. We'll begin by getting to know you and things about you. This is a process where we'll learn about your test goals, scheduling requirements, and existing academic skill set. From there, we'll make every effort to connect you with an experienced instructor who can meet your educational and scheduling requirements. This makes it easy to get started with an ACT Science tutor even if you already have an extremely busy schedule.

Once you get matched with the right ACT Science tutor for your needs, you'll be able to start working with them quickly. Your instructor will spend some of your time together early on identifying your specific strengths and weaknesses with regards to the topics on the ACT Science section. From there, they can create a customized lesson plan for you that's based on those needs and that's targeted with your growth in mind. You'll be able to work through each part of these lessons at your own speed and stop to get additional guidance whenever you need it.

Additionally, while helping you study for the ACT Science section, ACT Science tutors can also help you develop your general test-taking abilities. For example, are you someone who has struggled with test anxiety in the past? If so, then your instructor can spend some of your time together showing you relaxation techniques that you can use while taking the ACT. This can help you remain focused on the task at hand during your exam and may make it easier to remember the material that you studied while preparing for it.

Similarly, your instructor can also show you how to deal with restrictive time limits on challenging exams. The ACT Science section has a time limit so this will be relevant for your upcoming test. However, these are skills that you'll be able to use on any exam that you take in the future as well. Through working with your instructor, you'll also get a sense of what an ideal test preparation plan looks like so you'll know what to do in the future when you have to take another challenging exam.

In all, the tutoring process is one that can be completely personalized to match your unique needs as a student. This is what makes it such a beneficial academic supplement. The individualized attention and personalized focus that you get from your instructor are hard to match through other academic opportunities. For example, classroom learning is targeted with the needs of an entire group of students in mind rather than just your needs.

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The ACT is a challenging exam that has important ramifications for your academic future. One of the important parts of this test is the ACT Science section. To do well on this part of the exam, you'll need to have a strong test preparation process. Varsity Tutors can help you build your own ideal study plan by getting you started with ACT Science tutoring. Do you think that you would benefit from this type of academic assistance? If so, then consider reaching out to us today to get started. We'd love to work with you and hope to hear from you soon.

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