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ACT Profile for Students

A free, mobile resource to help you learn more about yourself and the college and career paths you want to explore.

Planning for Your Future Starts Now

How does it work?

Create an account using any computer, smartphone, or tablet and start taking advantage of free college and career planning assessments.

Interest Inventories

  • Pinpoint your unique interests, values, and skills. 
  • Based on your answers, populate interactive career and major maps. 
  • Help you to better understand connections between your unique interests, abilities, and values and potential education and career paths. 

Explore your options, save your favorites, and share them with others!

Discover Your Path

ACT Profile is the solution to help you discover college possibilities, envision occupations, and put it all together in one place.

The ACT Profile Planning Summary helps you answer important questions like:

  • Have I identified a major that would allow me to succeed in an occupation I'm considering? 
  • Do the occupations I'm considering match my interests, abilities, and values?

ACT Profile is our college and career planning platform built on more than 30 years of ACT research and analysis. Mobile and free, ACT Profile offers personalized information to help you navigate through life’s key decision points.

College and Career Planning with Purpose

Exploring the Possibilities

ACT Profile helps you get ready for the next steps toward college or career with tools and resources that address three important questions:

  • What are my options after high school? Personalized major and career maps help you explore a world of possibilities.
  • What am I interested in studying? Our Interest Inventory helps you identify which majors might be a good fit.
  • What schools should I consider? Search for schools by location, type, majors offered, cost, and more—and then discover educational, scholarship, career, and financial aid opportunities by choosing “Be Discovered.”

Planning for College: Major Exploration, Test Prep, and More

Other resources for college planning include:

  • Major Search - search by keyword, degree level, and more
  • School Search - search by name, type, location, setting, and more
  • Test Prep - view ACT's Question of the Day in ACT Profile, sign up to receive a weekly email so you can practice English, math, reading, and science questions, and view older questions
  • Be Discovered - click "Be Discovered" to complete and confirm your information in ACT Profile to allow schools to search for students like you, and let colleges, universities, and financial aid and scholarship agencies find you
  • Estimate College Cost - compare college prices among the schools in your favorite list

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