# Olive Book Team

## Test Taking Strategies – 6 Test Tip Videos to Watch

In addition to our online, animated video-based ACT and SAT courses, we post videos with strategies for the SAT and ACT on YouTube almost every week! We’ve curated a few of our most popular and helpful test tip videos on YouTube below.

## Tips for SAT Test Day: 1 Hour Before, 15 Minutes Before, During the Test

When SAT test day finally arrives, you want to approach the day with as much strategy and focus as you’ve put into your study process. These last-minute strategies for SAT test day will help you focus and prepare everything you need for test day.

## What to Study the Week of the ACT

You did it – you signed up for the ACT. You’ve been studying for months. Maybe you’ve been working through an ACT prep course like Olive Book, or maybe you’ve tackled the test on your own. Whatever your strategy, it’s now t-minus one week until test day. With so much content to go over, what …

## Paired Passage Walkthrough (With Videos!)

The paired passage section on the ACT or SAT is a portion of the reading section that asks you to read two passages and answer a set of questions based on both passages. In this post, we’ll walk through some of the unique challenges the paired passage presents and strategies for overcoming these challenges.

The ACT does not provide a formula sheet for the Math section, so you’ll need to know a few key formulas by heart. We’ve put together a one-page, downloadable study guide to math formulas on the ACT below.

## Natural Science Passage Walkthrough (With Videos!)

This SAT/ACT Natural Science passage walkthrough covers a Natural Science passage similar to one you would find on the SAT and ACT tests. First, read about what the Natural Science passage is and then watch the following videos for the passage walkthrough.

## What to Study the Week Before the SAT

It’s now t-minus one week until test day. With so much content to go over, what should you study the week of the SAT?

## ACT/SAT Math Practice Question: Writing a Formula to Describe a Trend

On the ACT and SAT math sections, you will come across questions about exponential and linear trends that will ask you to write a formula to describe the trend in question. In today’s post, we’re sharing an example of how to write a formula to describe a trend.

## ACT/SAT Reading Supporting Evidence Questions

On the ACT Reading section and the SAT Reading section, you’ll come across supporting evidence questions. Supporting evidence questions require you to find evidence in the passage to support a claim.

## ACT Science Section PDF Guide

If you’re taking the ACT, then you’re going to encounter the ACT Science section. Luckily, we’ve done all the hard work and put together a simple, no-frills guide to ACT Science Literacy.