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Academic essay writing is a style that anyone can learn to produce, once they know the basics of writing an essay.
Take a look at a sample ACT writing prompt and learn five key steps to penning a high-scoring essay. Currently, only 27 colleges and universities require the ACT with Writing. If there is any chance that you might apply to one of those schools, you should register for the ACT with Writing. You should strongly consider signing up for the essay and keep your options open.
The ACT essay follows a predictable format, which means you can practice and prepare beforehand.
This blueprint works no matter what your prompt is.
Spend one or two minutes on proofreading your essay if you have time. If you find one, erase it completely or cross it out neatly.
You’ll draw from each of the perspectives, and you may side with one of them, but your perspective should have something unique about it.
Now that you have your ideas in order, here's a blueprint for how to organize the ACT essay.
Typically, the three perspectives will be split: one Now it's time to come up with your own perspective!
If you merely restate one of the three given perspectives, you won’t be able to get into the highest scoring ranges.