July 24 2014
A new report from ACT suggests the fit between high school students’ interests and their intended college majors often does not improve—and sometimes gets worse—after they enter college and actually declare a major. The findings point to a need for better advising on the selection of a college major in both high school and college.
July 17 2014
Nearly all ACT-tested students from low-income families in the United States aspire to go to college—at an even higher rate than students overall—but many lack the academic preparation to reach this goal, according to new report released today by ACT and the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP).
July 7 2014
ACT, the nation’s leader in college and career readiness, has acquired Pacific Metrics Corporation, a leading provider of education technology solutions headquartered in Monterey, California.
June 23 2014
ACT today named James Larimore as its chief officer for the advancement of underserved learners. Larimore most recently served as dean of students and adviser to the president at Amherst College.
June 13 2014
ACT has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Pacific Metrics Corporation, a leading provider of education technology solutions headquartered in Monterey, California.