Your Guide to the Conflicting Viewpoints Passages on the ACT
The first step in your ACT preparation should be to familiarize yourself with the passages you'll see on the ACT. I'm here to help with the next step: figuring out how to tackle them! I want to focus on the Conflicting Viewpoints passages, as these are the ones that trip students up the most on test day.
In this type of passage, you'll face two or more hypotheses about a scientific phenomenon, and then you'll have to identify the differences between or among the viewpoints as well as the information the scientists use to support their points of view.