Students and Parents
Plan for Life After High School
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ACT® score, get accepted into college, and win more scholarships!
Class of 2018
The actual cost of college, what to look for in your financial aid package, comparing college offers, and more!
Class of 2019
The importance of college visits and steps you can take to get the most out of them.
The ACT Test
The ACT® test is the nation’s most popular college entrance exam accepted and valued by all universities and colleges in the United States. The ACT is based on what students learn in high school and provides personalized information about their strengths for education and career planning. Find everything you need to know about registration, test prep, scores and more.
Prep for the ACT Test
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Most people know us for the ACT® test, but that's just one aspect of ACT. Take advantage of the other tools and resources that help you achieve your education and career goals.
Make the best decisions about your future
Learn more about yourself and the college majors and career paths you want to explore.
Explore College Majors
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Explore Career Options
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Financial Aid and Planning
Figure out the cost of college and how you'll pay for it.
For International Students
English Learning Programs (ELP)
Using English effectively
The English Language Programs (ELP) are for learners from a non-English speaking background who wish to learn how to use English effectively in both general and academic contexts.
Global Assessment Certificate Program (GAC)
The Global Assessment Certificate™ (GAC) program is an internationally recognized university preparation program for students who do not have English as their first language.
Share Your Road
Because Everyone Has a Story
Everyone has a story about how they got to where they are today – and every story holds lessons.
Visit the Share Your Road community to read the personal journeys of students who've taken the ACT and are headed to college. Hear advice from professionals who overcame odds to attend college and go on to have successful careers.
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