So, whatISthe ACT?
The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject areas tests in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. You may also choose to take the ACT plus Writing, which will include a 30-minute writing test. You will have 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete the entire test with one short break. The test is administered six times a year.
To register to take the ACT you must first create an account on the ACT website. This website also has frequently asked questions, test dates and deadlines, and resources for ACT test prep among other things.
The 2019-2020 national test dates are as follows
- September 14th (registration deadline August 16th)
- October 26th (registration deadline September 20th)
- December 14th (registration deadline Nov. 8th)
- February 8th (registration deadline January 10th)
- April 4th (registration deadline February 28th)
- June 13th (registration deadline May 8th)
- July 18th (registration deadline is June 19th)
You can take the ACT at any point in your high school career, but it is recommended that you take the test before the start of your senior year or at the very least, the first semester of your senior year. Taking the ACT is a necessary step in applying to colleges and tech schools. You can take the ACT as many times as you want/need to.
You can visit the ACT website by clicking on this link:http://www.actstudent.org/start
Test Dates for the 2019-2020-school year are as follows—
- October 5th (registration deadline is September 5th)
- November 2nd (registration deadline is October 2nd)
- December 7th (registration deadline is November 7th)
- March 14th (registration deadline is February 13th)
- May 2nd (registration deadline is April 2nd)
- June 6th (registration deadline is May 6th)
You can visit the SAT Website by clicking on this link: http://sat.org/register