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Simple ACT Prep Tips, Tricks, and Strategies to Skyrocket Your ACT Score
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of my course, students will be able to celebrate because an improved score leads to admission to a more selective college and more scholarship money.
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  • Be ready to have some fun while learning how to improve your score. Have paper and pencil ready.

This online ACT prep course consists of 11 fun and engaging videos that will give you all the information you need to really improve your score. You will also learn test taking tips and tricks we’ve developed over the last 15 years teaching ACT® Math prep. Unlike many other online test prep classes, we don’t want to try to teach students EVERYTHING. Instead, we want to teach them HOW to take this test, and the most important things that they need to know to raise their scores.

Math Introduction Video Covers…Your advantages on the math section, Backsolving, Fraction basics

Algebra Video Covers….Simple Equations, PEMDAS (Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction), Exponents, Square Roots

More Algebra Video Covers…2 equations in 2 variables, Simultaneous Equations, Value of Algebraic Equation, Quadratic Theorem, Difference of Squares, FOIL (First, Outside, Inside, Last), Review of Exponent Rules                      

Geometry Video Covers….Basic angles, Triangles, Polygons Perimeters, and more, Special Triangles, The Pythagorean Theorem

Trig and More Geometry Video Covers…..Trig for the test, SOCHCATOA, Sine, Cosine, Tangents, Areas, Circles, Volume

Graphs Video Covers…Definitions, Equations of a line, Slope/Intercept, Straight Lines, Midpoints on a graph

Ratios/Percentages/Probability /Word Problems Covers … all that!

Averages Video Covers…Arithmetic mean, Median, Mode, Absolute Value, Inequalities, and MORE

Science Video Covers…..How to do your best on this section, The three types of passages and how to approach them, strategies for Charts and Graphs, Experiments, War of the Scientists, Examples

STUDENTS DO NOT HAVE TO KNOW EVERYTHING! They will be much better off learning a few things VERY WELL. These key concepts learned on this online ACT prep class will help them get a lot more questions right on the test, and will also help students in classes that are taken in high school and college.

Who is the target audience?
  • Any student who wants to learn easy tips and tricks to dramatically improve their score.
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
2 Lectures 23:15

Topics for this video

  • Introduction- Your advantages on the Math test
  • Backsolving
  • Fractions
Your Advantages, Introductory Concepts
2 Lectures 20:09

Topics for this video:

  • Simple Equations
  • PEMDAS (Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction)
  • Exponents and Square Roots
Algebra Basics

Topics for this video:

  • Two equations in Two Variables/Simultaneous Equations
  • Value of Algebraic Equation
  • Quadratic Theorem
  • Difference of Squares
  • FOIL (First, Outside, Inside, Last) and Factoring
  • Reviewing Rules of Exponents
More Algebra
3 Lectures 40:28

Geometry Continued

Topics for this video:

  • Trigonometry and SOCHCAHTOA
  • Sine, Cosine, Tangent
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Areas
  • Circles
  • Volume
Trigonometry and More Geometry
1 Lecture 06:47

Topics for this video:

  • Definitions: points, lines, intercept points on a line
  • Equation of a line
  • Slope
  • Slope/Intercept Form
  • Straight Lines
  • Midpoint on a graph
Understanding Graphs
2 Lectures 24:31

Topics for this video:

  • Ratios
  • Proportions
  • Percentages
  • Combinations
  • Probability 
  • Word Problems
Ratios, Percentages, Probability, Word Problems

Topics for this video:

  • Arithmetic Mean
  • Averages
  • Median 
  • Mode
  • Absolute Values
  • Inequalities
1 Lecture 12:40
How to Do Your Best on Science
9 Lectures 49:23
Introduction to the Answers to Practice Test A

Math- Questions 1-16

Math- Questions 17-40

Math- Questions 41-43

Math- Questions 44-57

Math- Questions 58-60

Science- Questions 1-11

Science- Questions 12-23

Science- Questions 24-40
About the Instructor
ACT Prep Mauri Artz
4.8 Average rating
6 Reviews
87 Students
2 Courses
ACT Tutor

Mauri Artz has a gift for taking complicated information and making it understandable. This skill has served her well in her previous occupations as an attorney and author and in her current role as an ACT tutor. She has tutored thousands of students over the past twelve years: 99% have increased their verbal scores. She has conducted classes in several private schools in Cleveland, Ohio, and she tutors students privately from across the country, and across the world, including students from Exeter, Horace Mann, Tory Pines of San Diego, the American Overseas Schools of Milan and Tokyo.

Mauri grew up in Columbus , Georgia, attended public high school, and used her academic gifts to help pay for college and law school. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in Political Science from Tulane University ('82), Magna Cum Laude from Case Western University School of Law ) ('85) and she attended Northwestern University School of Law as a Wigmore Scholar. She was admitted to the Ohio Bar ('85) and she served as clerk to Chief Justice Thomas Lambros in United States federal district court. She also worked in corporate litigation for the Cleveland firm of Ulmer, Berne.

While raising four children, Mauri did corporate writing and editing, and co-authored From Diploma to Dream Job, which was published in 2012. She also edited several cookbooks and authored several travel articles about living in Italy, where she and her family resided for a year.

After enrolling her oldest son in a class for test prep, Mauri realized that she had just spent over a thousand dollars for hours of classes that did not help him that much. She hired several tutors for him, but they helped very little. She was determined to make a difference in the test preparation of her other three children. Soon after, Mauri was asked by Townsend Private Tutoring to be trained formally as a tutor for standardized tests. After training, Mauri worked for Townsend and Academy Test Prep , private tutoring companies in Cleveland. After several years, she started her own  ACT prep company. She offers private tutoring, as well as bootcamps, classes in several high schools and now ACT online help. She has tutored thousands of students in tests ranging from the ISEE , SSAT, ACT, SAT, LSAT, GMAT, and GRE. She has also assisted hundreds of students with college essays, writing projects, resumes, and interviewing skills.

Her determination paid off. She has not only helped her own children, but thousands of kids from Cleveland and across the country. She always has a waiting list for students who want her unique way of teaching this material and making each student feel confident to reach a "personal best” score.

Whether one on one or in a group setting, Mauri's goal is to help each and every student reach his or her personal best through her online ACT prep course. She often takes these tests herself to understand what the students experience. She has studied the tests to see what REALLY makes a difference, and she is tuned into what REALLY WORKS. Her waiting list is always long. She can't possible tutor everyone who wants her. This has always frustrated Mauri, who knows that she could help so many more students. Thus, she created this online ACT prep class- The Public Tutoring Initiative.