SAT/ACT: But vs. However

So let’s say you see these answers choices on the SAT writing section… A) NO CHANGE B) but C) however D) therefore First, you know you are being tested on transition words. That also could mean you are being tested on run-on sentences, which go hand-in-hand with fragments. Some students mistakenly would eliminate B and …

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What is the average ACT score? Are scores up or down in 2016

This article by Scott Jaschik appeared in Inside Higher Ed The average composite ACT was 20.8 among those who graduated from high school in 2016. Average ACT scores dropped 0.2 points in 2016 due to the increasing percentage of high school seniors who have taken the test. Read more…