Achieve an ACT score you can be proud of.

210 minutes can make or break a college application. Test scores account for at least 25% of your child’s college acceptance decision. Every 11th grader has gone through at least 12 years of school, yet a single event can overshadow tireless hours of study. It can negate countless weekends devoted to volunteering. It can make exhausting hours of sports practice irrelevant.

Don’t let the ACT stand in the way of success. Make the ACT work for you.

Get started 100% risk-free.

We promise your Revolution tutor will be the best private tutor you’ll ever work with, or you won’t pay a cent. We’re so confident in the quality of our full-time tutors, that if you decide to cancel for any reason within your first 30 days, it’s free.

Find your perfect tutor

How to prepare for the ACT

Start with a plan of action

Before choosing an ACT test prep program, you need to have a plan. A practice test will help to determine how much preparation is needed to achieve your goal score. Not sure what score you should be aiming for? An Academic Advisor can help you set the right goals to make sure your child is on track for success. Call an advisor today or download a free ACT practice exam.

Assess core academic skills

Preparing for the ACT is more than just practice tests and identifying question types. A Professional Tutor will work to identify and address any knowledge gaps in academic skills while working on ACT practice. Ensuring your child has a strong grasp of the fundamental concepts will not only increase their ACT score, but increase their grades and confidence in school. ACT scores can count for 25 to 35% of a college admissions decision, but GPA accounts for up to 50%.

Get comfortable with the ACT

The ACT is a three and a half hour test. This is the longest test most students have taken at this point in their life, and learning how to stay focused throughout the test is a unique challenge. Students will also need to be comfortable with the way the ACT asks questions. There are a lot of questions to answer in a short amount of time, and students who can quickly identify core concepts and know how to proceed accordingly will have an advantage.

Start your ACT prep plan today

Find an ACT Course

ACT Tutors

Advanced tutor
with over 170 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor maia-g
After scoring a perfect 800 on the Reading section of the SAT, as well as a perfect 800 on the SAT Literature subject test, Maia decided to attend Swarthmore College. She graduated with Honors, ear...
Meet Maia

Global Elite tutor
with over 1318 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor karina
Just a few years after taking the SAT herself, Karina became a professional SAT tutor and hasn't stopped teaching in the nine years since. That's how much she loves this stuff. In those same nine y...
Meet Karina

Advanced tutor
with over 474 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor suzy-e
Suzy is a graduate of Tufts University, where she studied Art History and Archaeology. After teaching English in South Korea for a year on a Fulbright grant, Suzy continued her studies at the Unive...
Meet Suzy

Distinguished tutor
with over 748 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor sean-p
Sean earned his Master's in Epidemiology and Public Health from Yale University. He specializes in pre-medical subjects including Biology and Chemistry. Sean’s remarkable patience and professional ...
Meet Sean

Premium tutor
with over 838 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor elissa-w
Elissa earned her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Davidson College and her Master's in Teaching from Marshall University. She has passed the notoriously difficult 1/P and 2/FM actuarial exams...
Meet Elissa

Advanced tutor
with over 164 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor tim-s
Tim graduated with honors from DePaul University, earning his Bachelor’s degree in Film and Digital Cinema, and a minor in Writing. At DePaul he was a teacher’s assistant, volunteered at the writin...
Meet Tim

Premium tutor
with over 784 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor keith-b
Keith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Grambling State University and his Ph.D. in Biology and Genetics from Cal Tech. He enjoys helping his students with test preparation and sp...
Meet Keith

Distinguished tutor
with over 477 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor dj-j
DJ graduated from the University of Georgia as a Foundation Fellow—the university's highest academic scholarship—with a bachelor's in Classical Latin Literature. Having also studied political scien...
Meet DJ

Premium tutor
with over 4195 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor falina
Falina joined the Revolution in 2011, and has over four years of tutoring experience. She fosters a mentorship relationship with all of her students early on, and ensures that they are learning in ...
Meet Falina

Advanced tutor
with over 983 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor delilah-b
Delilah graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Journalism from Georgia State University, putting her studies to work as a copywriter for Atlanta’s public transportation system. She has tutored ...
Meet Delilah

Advanced tutor
with over 631 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor rachelle-s
Rachelle holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Southern California, and a Juris Doctorate from the UC Hastings College of the Law. She has over 15 years of teaching and tutoring ex...
Meet Rachelle

Premium tutor
with over 1014 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor christina-h
Christina graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Humanities. She has over a decade of tutoring experience, and has helped hundreds of students reach their goal...
Meet Christina

Advanced tutor
with over 72 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor robert-h
Robert studied English Literature at the University of Georgia, where he earned his B.A. with honors. He has several years of experience teaching students of all ages, from elementary school throug...
Meet Robert

Premium tutor
with over 923 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor iesha-y
Iesha earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas in Austin, and later her Doctor’s degree in Medicine. She has been tutoring students since 2001...
Meet Iesha

Advanced tutor
with over 554 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor kalaya-o
Kalaya earned her A.B. in Psychology from Harvard University, where she was a National Merit Scholar for her academic achievement in high school. She received a certificate in Spanish from Harvard ...
Meet Kalaya

Premium tutor
with over 2327 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor elise-r
Elise excels at assessing the individual strengths and weaknesses of each student. She uses these insights to help each student develop a unique approach to his or her studies that will be useful i...
Meet Elise

Advanced tutor
with over 3687 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor morgan-v
Morgan is an aspiring physicist currently pursuing doctoral studies in Physics and Science Education at the University of Iowa. His BS degrees in Mathematics and Physics were split between the Univ...
Meet Morgan

Premium tutor
with over 294 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor dawn-r
Dawn graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY-Buffalo where she earned her Bachelor's in Chemistry and Master's in Education. With over 15 years of experience as an educator, Dawn has worked with a wide...
Meet Dawn

Distinguished tutor
with over 398 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor ben-s
Ben earned a bachelor’s degrees in History and Political Science and a master's degree in teaching Secondary Social Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ben has experience ...
Meet Ben

Advanced tutor
with over 437 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor brenna-n
Brenna earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine where she was on the Dean's List during her junior year and recognized twice for undergraduate research i...
Meet Brenna

Advanced tutor
with over 91 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor alex-k
Alex graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Economics and Policy and a minor in Theater and Performance Studies. He spent a semester abroad in Berlin and recently spen...
Meet Alex

Advanced tutor
with over 443 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor daniel-r
Daniel earned his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. During his studies, he participated in an intensive math program in Budapest, Hungary. Daniel is a knowle...
Meet Daniel

Premium tutor
with over 405 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor michelle-f
Michelle had her pick of top schools including Harvard, Princeton, and Yale and chose to attend Yale University. She graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a bachelor's in Economics. At Ya...
Meet Michelle

Advanced tutor
with over 460 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor taylore-b
Taylore studied Mathematics and Creative Writing at Warren Wilson College. She was awarded the coveted Senior Work Award in recognition of her contributions to the campus writing center and for an ...
Meet Taylore

Advanced tutor
with over 412 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor jessica-b
Jessica is an experienced tutor and mentor who has worked with students of all ages from elementary school through university. She received her undergraduate degrees from Santa Clara University in ...
Meet Jessica
Not sure where to start? Our resident test prep experts will guide you through the preparation process.
We’re here to help.
(877) 738-7737
The ACT at a glance:
  • 5 sections: English, Math, Reading, Science, and an optional Writing section
  • 3 and a half hours long (including the optional Writing section)
  • Scored on a 1-36 point scale
  • National average: 21 points

Learn more about the test

Rae is an amazing tutor! She taught me so much and my scores improved tremendously because of her effective tutoring style! She helped me in the areas i needed it and boosted my confidence level. She was so helpful and caring. I enjoyed tutoring with her.

Hannah, Revolution student