The leading college admissions test that measures what you learn in high school to determine your academic readiness for university.
The ACT is an admissions exam used by universities to evaluate undergraduate applicants. All four-year universities in the US, and more than 200 universities outside of the US, accept and value the ACT.
13 & 14 September 2019
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ACT Academy: Because Practice Makes Possible
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ACT Academy™ is a free online learning tool and test practice program designed to help you get the best score possible on the ACT test, and well on your way to college and career success. Learn more about ACT Academy.
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Coming September 2020 - Report Your ACT Superscore!
Beginning with the September 2020 international test date, you will have access to ACT Superscoring: the process of averaging your four best individual subject scores from all ACT test attempts to find a new score.
The ACT Test Overview
The ACT® contains multiple-choice tests in four areas: English, mathematics, reading and science. ACT's writing test is optional and will not affect your composite score.
Your understanding of English, production of writing and knowledge of language skills.
The mathematical skills you have typically acquired in courses up to the beginning of grade 12.
The interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning and problem-solving skills required in biology, chemistry, Earth/space sciences and physics.
The optional writing section measures writing skills taught in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses.