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When it Comes to Test Prep, We've Got You Covered

ACT Test Prep

ACT Prep Subject Guides

Practice questions, detailed explanations, and test-taking strategies for each subject

ACT Prep Guide

Official test prep book from the makers of the ACT test.

Your Scores

View and Send Your Score

You can have your ACT scores sent to other colleges and scholarship agencies even after you test.

When is Your Score Ready?

Learn more about when scores are ready, some within two weeks. 

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.

The ACT-English-45 Minutes-75 Questions

Measures:

Your ability to make decisions to revise and edit short texts and essays in different genres.

The ACT - Math - 60 Minutes - 60 Questions

Measures:

The mathematical skills you have typically acquired in courses up to the beginning of grade 12.

The ACT-Reading-35 Minutes-40 Questions

Measures:

Your ability to read closely, reason logically about texts using evidence, and integrate information from multiple resources.

The ACT-Science-35 Minutes-40 Questions

Measures:

The interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning and problem-solving skills required in biology, chemistry, Earth/space sciences and physics.

The ACT-Writing-40 Minutes-1 Prompt

Measures:

The optional writing section measures writing skills taught in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses.

Test Day Checklist

Know what to expect on test day.

Have questions? Visit our ACT Registration Information , call 319-337-1270, or complete a contact form for a specific concern.