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Seen and Heard: The key to perfection? Read a lot, and relax 

By Colleen Timimi

Samantha Gisi, a home-schooled sophomore from Oronoco, recently earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT test.

The ACT, a curriculum-based achievement test, measures what a student has learned in school, specifically in the areas of English, math, and science. A typical ACT test-taker is a junior in high school and only about two-tenths of 1 percent of the students earn a 36.

Samantha enjoys historical fiction and nonfiction, but she really just loves to read “everything.” Her voracious appetite for books certainly enhanced her reading comprehension skills, ...

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