ACT Partners with Nexus Capital Management

ACT’s partnership with Nexus Capital Management will enhance and advance our education and work readiness solutions to support the needs of students, educators, and employers. Learn more.

Register for the ACT!

Next Test Date: June 8
Registration Deadline: May 3

Late Registration Deadline: May 19 (Late Fee Applies)

ACT and Nexus Capital Management Are Partnering to Advance Education and Career Success

ACT is partnering with Nexus Capital Management to help more students, educators, and employers navigate their paths to success. ACT and Encoura, an education data science and research organization, are unifying under the ACT name and brand. With investment from Nexus, ACT will create new and enhanced products to fulfill unmet needs and provide more value to people at any stage of their learning journey. This includes accelerating our strategy to advance equitable access to education and workforce opportunities.

“ACT will always be driven by our mission, and this investment will allow us to accelerate delivery of impact solutions that are core to who we are — and always have been — including expanding access and opportunity for students.” – Janet Godwin, ACT CEO

Prep for College This Summer With ACT

We want to help you achieve your goals this summer with three great offers so you can take your ambitions further. 

With your ACT registration, you get: 

  • $9 off your TIR question and answer key*.  
  • Access to a FREE college planning event hosted by Encourage®.
  • Exclusive participation in Q&A sessions with ACT’s lineup of college counseling professionals. 

*$9 off promo code for TIR only valid when taking the paper test in June.

Student Blog: Your Go-To Guide

We know life as a high school student can be exciting, confusing, and busy as you figure out the next steps on your unique journey. We’re here to offer you guidance as you navigate high school into your future.

In this blog, you will find articles on a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:

  • High School Resources 
  • Preparing for College  
  • College Life

Start exploring today.  

Resources for Students and Parents


Your College and Career Planning Journey Starts Here

Check out previous My Journey sessions, and sign up to be notified when registration opens for fall 2024 events.

Recursos de planificación universitaria

¿Sabías que ACT tiene recursos de planificación universitaria disponibles en español? Encontrarás un examen de práctica de ACT gratuito, consejos para el examen, videos y otros recursos.

Start Your Journey Here

We offer many resources that can help you stay on the path to high school success while considering your college and career options. 

Resources for K12 Professionals


On Demand Recording: Creating a College and Career Readiness Day

Hear ACT experts and guest speakers talk about what a College and Career Readiness Day is and how to have a successful event at your school.

Increase access for all students with flexible ACT solutions for schools, districts, and states.

Learn more about how your school or district can offer an official administration of the ACT test during a school day.

ACT News and Thought Leadership

­ACT’s news and thought leadership content advances our mission of helping people achieve education and workplace success. Read the latest news about ACT and gain insights from thought leaders who are helping learners, their families, and educators discover and navigate pathways toward college and career success.

Fighting for Fairness in Education

ACT's Center for Equity in Learning is focused on fighting for fairness in education and to help create a world where everyone can discover and fulfill their potential.

"I want to thank ACT and everyone involved with the scholarship for this opportunity and to tell children who look like me, or have a background like me, that it is possible to become who you want to be."

- Sage Rodriguez, ACT Scholar and Kirkwood Community College Student