Non-US Test Dates
Sep 7–8, 2018
Register by Aug 10 (or Aug 31 + late fee)
Oct 26–27, 2018
Register by Sep 28 (or Oct 19 + late fee)
Dec 7–8, 2018
Register by Nov 2 (or Nov 30 + late fee)
Feb 8–9, 2019
Register by Jan 11 (or Feb 1 + late fee)
Apr 12–13, 2019
Register by Mar 8 (or Apr 5 + late fee)
Jun 7–8, 2019
Register by May 3 (or May 31 + late fee)
Preparing for the Test
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The ACT Test Overview
The ACT® contains multiple-choice tests in four areas: English, mathematics, reading and science. ACT's writing test is optional and will not affect your composite score.
Your understanding of English, production of writing and knowledge of language skills.
The mathematical skills you have typically acquired in courses up to the beginning of grade 12.
The interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning and problem-solving skills required in biology, chemistry, Earth/space sciences and physics.
The optional writing section measures writing skills taught in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses.