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The Official ACT Prep Guide

Practice with real ACT tests so you know what to expect on test day. Access five official ACT tests in the book and online, familiarize yourself with the test format, and review explanations for all your answers. Learn more about the Prep Guide.

The Official ACT Subject Guides

The Official ACT Subject Guides are individual prep books perfect for students who want to practice a specific subject to improve their test scores. Learn more about the Subject Guides.

The Official Beginner’s Guide for the ACT

Get the step-by-step guide for the ACT test success and gain exclusive online access to the PreACT Diagnostic test and a brand new, full-length ACT practice test. Learn more about the Beginner's Guide.

The Official ACT Live Online Class, Powered by Kaplan

A team of top-rated teachers show students what to study and how to study during a series of engaging live classes. Get all of your questions answered in real time. Learn more about ACT Live Online.

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The Official ACT Self-Paced Course, Powered by Kaplan

Learn anywhere, anytime with on-demand tutorials. These bite-sized lessons offer the perfect mix of structure and flexibility. Learn more about ACT Self-Paced Course.

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Test Prep Guide

Maybe you've been planning your future for years. Maybe you're ready to start exploring opportunities. Wherever life takes you, ACT will help you get there.

This guide was designed to make understanding all things ACT as simple as possible. With information about ACT test dates, fee waivers, and test prep, you'll find everything you need to succeed on test day.

Note: As we navigate the challenges and volatility of the COVID-19 pandemic, ACT is working to create more opportunities for students to get the score they need. The dates in this document are subject to change and the most up-to-date information is available through your MyACT account

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Free Test Prep Resources

ACT Academy: Because Practice Makes Possible

Absolutely free, personalized practice for the ACT

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.


Live and On-Demand Webinars

Webinars for students and parents.

Choose from live and recorded webinars to help make the most of your ACT test prep options.

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Free Study Guide

Get a taste of the ACT test with practice questions.

Familiarize yourself with the instructions and format, then review, analyze, and answer the questions to see if you’re correct—and why. Includes complete practice tests with scoring keys, and a writing prompt.

Preparing for the ACT

Preparación para el examen ACT

Familiarícese con las instrucciones y el formato, luego revise, analice y responda las preguntas para ver si está en lo correcto y por qué. Incluye pruebas de práctica completas con claves de puntuación y un mensaje de escritura.

Preparing for the ACT - Spanish (PDF)

Practice for Each Subject

Visit this page for free online practice.

Select Guest Access on the screen and take any section of the test. Writing samples are provided as study aids for the optional writing test.

Free Online Practice
Preparing for the ACT (PDF)
Preparing for the Writing Test
How the Writing Test is Scored