One Logic Trick That Works Every Time

Wouldn’t it be convenient if there were one thing you could say that would win any argument? Wouldn’t it be cool if you could include one approach in your ACT essay that would guarantee you make an effective point? Well, there is, and most people don’t know about it. This is what you do: show […]

Conclusions the Easy Way

Imagine going on a date with a really cute guy or girl you’ve had your eye on for a while. The date goes fantastic. You’re falling in love. You go to say goodbye with a romantic kiss…then your date’s parents come out of nowhere, yell at you, and you run away. Did you have a […]

How to Write a Killer Introduction

You’ve got to make a great first impression. Your essay depends on you ensuring that the first paragraph – even just the first few lines – make a favorable impression on your judge. Often students just write down the first random thoughts that come to their head and then shove a thesis at their grader. […]

Why you Should NOT Write a 3-point Thesis

There’s nothing less scary than a movie where you know who the killer is going to be at the end. There’s nothing more boring than a sports game where you know the final score already. There’s nothing less annoying than your parents giving you the same old, same old rant about how you need to […]

The Three Things Every Intro MUST Do

When you shake someone’s hand and introduce yourself, what are you trying to accomplish? Most people would say they are trying to make a good impression and communicate some of the basics about themselves to someone else. The same goals hold true when introductions are written as well. On your ACT Writing, you might not […]

How to GET ATTENTION Right Away

It might be easy to get someone’s attention if you could shout, do a dance, show pictures, or just punch them in the face.  But on the ACT Writing, all you get are words.  How do you get a reader’s attention from the get-go? Students often know that an introduction should “get attention” from the […]