Online Prep & Review

As the baby of the ACT family, the EXPLORE exam is short and often overlooked. It's just like the time your older sister took you to the movie theater for a back-to-back-to-back viewing of the Lord of the Rings trilogy…and forgot to take you home. (What, that's never happened to you?) Make your EXPLORE score a memorable one with Shmoop's guide to the English, Math, Reading, and Science Tests.

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What's Inside our Online ACT EXPLORE Test Prep:

Test-Taking Tips

Make like Lewis and Clark and EXPLORE new territories* with our comprehensive review and specifically designed strategies for the English, Math, Reading, and Science Tests. Learn the difference between Reading and English, why EXPLORE exam scoring is like Yoda, and whether need to prove the theory of cold fusion to beat the Science Test. (Spoiler alert: you don't.)

*This is a metaphor. We mean "get the score of your dreams on the EXPLORE exam," but it didn't have the same ring.

Two Practice Exams

Master the EXPLORE English, Math, Reading, and Science Tests with our two full-length practice exams and pump yourself up for the longer versions you'll be taking in a few short years. Yes, we know it's early. Yes, it takes that long to get pumped up for the ACT exam.

Practice Drills

Drill like a dentist who did really, really well on the EXPLORE exam with practice problems that cover every subject that appears on the English, Math, Reading, and Science tests.


I Four tests in one? No problem. That just means there are more topics for you to ace. Take our diagnostic exam to learn what you've got a flair for and what needs a little more quality time.

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