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US National Test Dates Eligible Only

Eligible sophomores and juniors who register for the AprilJune, or July 2019 US national test dates may enter. During registration, check YES to opt-in to the ACT Scholarship Giveaway for your chance to win. It’s just that easy! You may also enter by mail.* See Official Rules for eligibility requirements and entry instructions.

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You're More than a Score. We're More than a Test.

It's true that we're known for the ACT® test, but there are so many more ways that our products and services can help you find your path.

What's New at ACT
 

A comprehensive platform for employers to validate workplace skills.

The workforce solution for comprehensive and reliable Essential Skills assessment.

A new suite of ACT Test preparation products provided by ACT and Kaplan.

A student success tool that identifies knowledge and skill gaps in math and English.

 

Provides free, personalized resources for students that are unique to their learning gaps.

Awards qualified candidates as ACT Certified Educators.

High quality resources and personalized learning recommendations to help you choose what's right for your child.

The top 8 reasons to choose the ACT over the SAT.

Solutions for Students and Parents

ACT can help you plan your future, prepare for college and career, and achieve success.

Identifies critical attitudes and behaviors, grades 6 through college, that contribute to future success.

Measures what students learn in high school to determine academic readiness for college.

ACT provides numerous resources, for a wide variety of budgets and delivery preferences.

A comprehensive program that aligns, builds and certifies skills needed for workplace success.

A student success tool that identifies knowledge and skill gaps in math and English.

Free, personalized practice for the ACT test.

High School Seniors

Lots of helpful information on making decisions about when to apply for college.

High School Juniors

Now is the time to start weighing your options for life after high school.

High School Sophomores

Now is a great time to try new things and start establishing your college and career goals.

Solutions for K-12 Professionals

ACT helps you track student progress and prepare them for success through high school and beyond.

The first computer-based longitudinal assessment system for college and career readiness.

Short practice for the ACT test. Reporting offers a full view of student college and career readiness.

The next generation solution for comprehensive, reliable Social and Emotional skill assessment.

Measures what students learn in high school to determine academic readiness for college.

Provides free, personalized resources for students that are unique to their learning gaps.

A student success tool that identifies knowledge and skill gaps in math and English.

Solutions for Higher Education Professionals

ACT solutions can help you find, attract, place, and retain students at your school.

A student success tool that identifies knowledge and skill gaps in math and English.

Programs that provide measures of student abilities, interests, needs, and enrollment preferences.

Identifies critical attitudes and behaviors, grades 6 through college, that contribute to future success.

Gives students a first step toward career success and helps you prepare them for life beyond school.

Solutions for Workforce

ACT Workforce Solutions help job seekers, employees, and business leaders achieve career and business goals.

Build and measure your workplace skills to increase opportunities for career changes and advancement.

WorkKeys assessments and skill profiles can help you pinpoint the skills needed to grow your business.

Gives students a first step toward career success and helps you prepare them for life beyond school.

Helping counties, states, and regions throughout the nation build a more productive workforce.

ACT Releases Condition of College and Career Readiness Report 2018

Learn how all students and specific student populations are performing compared to:

  • ACT College Readiness Benchmarks 
  • ACT STEM benchmarks 
  • Foundational Work Readiness Skills 
  • Core Subjects 
  • Core Curriculum

 

New ACT Research Report

Rural Students: Technology, Coursework, and Extracurricular Activities

This new report by ACT Research, State and Federal Programs, and ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning will be released Wednesday, February 13. Get a sneak peak now and sign up to receive ACT Research email notifications.

Opportunity and Achievement for All

ACT Center for Equity in Learning

The ACT Center for Equity in Learning (CEL) supports research that focuses on closing gaps in equity and achievement.Our goal is to produce actionable evidence to guide thought leadership, and inform changes in policy and practice, that will lead to improved learning and achievement.

Share Your Road - A Special Project of the CEL
Everyone has a story about how they got to where they are today - and every story holds lessons. Learn more about the partnership and community being developed where professionals can share their stories of college and career success, and students can be inspired to rise above and achieve all they’ve dreamed of!

Research, Development, and Business Innovation

ACTNext

Comprised of leaders working on innovative solutions that advance individuals throughout their lifetime, the ACTNext™ research team focuses on four key areas:

  • Computational Psychometrics
  • Learning Experiences
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Multi-modal analytics
  • Innovative Assessments

ACT Enrollment Management Summit

July 15-17, 2019

Make plans now to join us in Dallas for this premier professional development and networking event.

ACT College and Career Readiness Workshops and Webinars

Every Student. Every Step.

Sign up today to connect with your ACT State Lead this fall during a free, half-day workshop. Choose a date and time that works for you. Can't make a workshop? Sign up for a recorded webinar!