How to Write a New Killer ACT Essay: An Award-Winning Author’s Practical Writing Tips on ACT Essay Prep

The NEW ACT is different in design from the old version. But every ACT essay is really just a series of building blocks stacked one on top of the other. You just need to know how to assembe them into a cohesive essay. My book shows you how to do just that. It covers: 
* The Prompt — how to cherry pick the pro and con contrasts of the prompt* The Three Perspectives — how to analyze each perspective and marshall your arguments* Sample Essays — sample essays written for different prompts by my students are included* Scoring Criteria — how to evalute and score student essays* Other Prompts — a variety of prompts and perspectives are provided for extra practice
Read the book and watch the video: youtube.com/tctutoring

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  1. Finally – Help for the new ACT essay I have been prepping students for the ACT/SAT for 15 yrs and the essay has always been a real challenge for my students. Over the last few yrs I have simply told them to follow the guidelines and advice in Tom Clements’ books and they have told me it helped them immensely and took the mystery out of this dreaded section of the test. I have read this new book on the updated version of the ACT essay and feel it hits the nail on the head. I wholeheartedly recommend it and will be suggesting once…

  2. A Must-Have for anyone taking the Current ACT Tom Clements’ newest book is a must-have for anyone who is taking the current ACT. The new essay format (introduced in Sept of 2015) is vastly different from the original ACT essay. Unfortunately, the ACT review book released by the makers of the ACT does not provide any recent ACT essay samples since the most recently published version of that book (3rd edition) is from 2011. What’s more, there are only two released ACT essay sample questions online in the new essay format. Accordingly,…

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