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Next Test Date: September 14

Registration Deadline: August 9 | Late Registration: August 25 (Late Fee Applies)

ACT Navigator – College and Career Planning for Families

ACT Navigator is college and career planning as a step-by-step journey. This tool is a timeline to help you know where to start and what to do for college and career planning.

Within ACT Navigator, you’ll find: 

  • Timely and actionable steps through the junior and senior years of high school, organized by season, to help your student meet milestones and stay on track. 
  • Exclusive content from our trusted network of experts. 
  • Resources and helpful tips for college admissions, financial aid, testing advice, alternative paths, and more!  

Ready? Start Navigating! 

Back to School

ACT knows you’re giving all you can to your students, an education that’s all about equity in learning. We want to support student success by giving every student an equal opportunity to fully understand what they need for future success. Use these resources to help jump-start their journey to making their goals a reality.  

As you prepare to go back to school, take advantage of these FREE events and resources to do just that!  

For K12 Professionals

ACT College and Career Readiness Workshops

School leaders and counselors, attend a College and Career Readiness Workshop to learn more about the programs and services that ACT offers to help you ensure your students are on the right path. 

For Students and Parents

My Journey Webinars

Coming This Fall!

Students and parents, attend and receive tips and takeaways for college admission success. Whether it is understanding the process or finding your perfect fit, we are here to help you think through it all! 

Resources for Students and Parents


Student Blog: Your Go-To Guide

In this blog, you will find articles on a wide range of topics, including but not limited to high school resources, preparing for college, and much more!

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. 

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