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You know what score you need to apply to your dream school. Achievable is the only ACT prep course that uses memory science-enhanced practice to ensure you reach your goal.
Achievable's ACT course is in early access at a discounted price, with content for the math and English sections. Each Achievable course includes our online textbook, practice questions, and a personalized study planner.
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Endless math practice
Practice with an endless amount of ACT math questions. Unlike other ACT prep courses, we don't have a fixed-size bank of ACT math practice questions. Our system generates millions of unique quiz questions with randomized text and variables from ACT math question templates, ensuring you're learning the core concepts instead of simply recalling answers. After answering a question, you can review a step-by-step walkthrough of the math, formulas, and logic involved.
Advanced personalization
Achievable uses adaptive learning techniques to create and update a personalized model of your memory, individually tracking your retention and mastery of each ACT learning objective. Our learning engine monitors your study progress and continually adjusts your ACT practice questions to ensure you're focusing on the topics that matter most for you, improving study effectiveness while reducing overall study time.
Comprehensive English
With our high-quality, hand-crafted ACT English questions, you get a comprehensive overview of how to master the ACT English section. Our ACT English questions include all of the types of questions that you'll see on the exam: Usage/Mechanics (punctuation, grammar and usage, sentence structure) and Rhetorical Skills (writing strategy, organization, style).
Easy-to-read online textbook
Learn how to answer hard ACT questions in less time using proven strategies and pro tips from our expert author team with 10+ years of experience. Achievable's ACT course is easy to understand, mobile friendly, and include detailed walkthroughs of practice questions. Achievable is the easiest way to learn the ACT math and English sections.
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Whether you're studying on the web or a smartphone, Achievable's ACT prep platform UX is clean and responsive. Progress charts highlight your journey through the ACT prep course content and your current strength in each section.
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Why take the ACT?

The ACT test is a nationally recognized college admissions test, just like the SAT exam. And like the SAT, it is accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US. The ACT is good value because, in addition to being a college admissions test, it also can count for college course placement, increase your chances of getting scholarships, and even includes a career planning section. Furthermore, while the SAT has undergone significant changes over the last few years, the ACT has remained the same. The ACT is the nation's most-taken college entrance test, and is based on what you already learned in school.

Is the ACT or SAT more difficult?

In terms of the tests themselves, the ACT and SAT are similar in difficulty. But in terms of what score you need to get into good schools, the ACT has less competition. You need an ACT score in the top 3% to have a good shot of being admitted to Harvard or Yale, but that's actually more generous than the SAT, where you need a top 2% score for the same universities.

Do colleges prefer the SAT or ACT?

The vast majority of colleges accept scores from either test. If they accept scores from both tests, they must evaluate them equally - this is required by law.

How hard is the ACT?

The ACT is a medium-difficulty exam, meant to be challenging for everyone but approachable to anyone - including people that do not have a traditional public school education. It has five sections: English, Math, Reading, Science, and an optional Writing section. Be sure to check whether the colleges you're applying for require or recommend the writing section.

It is expected that experienced students can study for about 100 hours and achieve a top score, while those who are just learning the material for the first time should expect to spend 150+ hours to be suitably prepared.

The ACT tests five major skills:

Problem solving

You will be expected to use logic and the evidence presented to deduce the correct answer from multiple choices. This isn't too different from what you've already done in school – the difference is the subject matter and remembering which rules or calculations apply.

Math

The ACT has math – there's no way around it. Fortunately, the math in the ACT is straightforward and more a matter of how you apply it rather than doing complex calculations. It's the standard PEDMAS: parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction.

The English language

You need a strong mastery of the English language in order to score well on the ACT. This includes grammar, vocabulary, and writing. However, you don't have to know every grammatical rule, and the rules you do need to know are easy to memorize.

Data interpretation

The ACT Science test quizzes students on their ability to interpret scientific data. Throughout the test, students must scan tables, charts, and short research summaries and answer questions based on the data presented.

Memorization

It's maybe not everyone's favorite part of the test, but you will need to memorize some key formulas. Achievable has adaptive, memory-tracked quizzes built into our course to ensure you'll remember all the material you've learned on test day.

Learn from the best
Achievable's ACT course content was written by Marc Gray, founder of Odyssey College Prep. Marc has made it his life's mission to make the college admissions process more accessible to students and parents. At Odyssey, Marc has helped hundreds of students increase their ACT score by an average of 4+ points. He is supported by the Odyssey College Prep team, which has decades of combined experience in preparing students for the ACT exam.
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Achievable is the best online ACT exam prep course: effective, personalized, and convenient. With Achievable, you'll spend less time studying and hit your target score with confidence. Questions? Call/text us at 415-831-7733.
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