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Counselor and Educator Resource Materials

The ACT Test Resources

Help Your Students Prepare for the ACT Test


Find information below on registration, preparing for test day, and using test results. All documents can be downloaded, printed, or shared via email and newsletters. Those with (*) are wonderful resources to share with your students.

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General Information


The Condition of College and Career Readiness

Research Publication 2016

The number of ACT test takers continues to grow and be more diverse each year. In 2016, 64 percent of the US graduating class took the ACT. This report offers our annual look at college and career readiness.

Download a copy of The Condition of College and Career Readiness Report (PDF).



Getting Registered


Preparing for Test Day


ACT Online Prep


Using Results

There is a lot of information provided in the ACT score report. The links below provide useful information to gain a deeper understanding of data to help students use their ACT score report to focus on their next steps and plan for their future after high school. 




Sample Score Reports