College Planning Guide for Parents

Start Planning Your Child's College Journey Here!

It’s never too early to start planning for your child’s future. Get college planning resources, tips, and test prep solutions from the makers of the ACT. 

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My Journey: Connections

A free virtual event for high school students and their families!

Did you know ACT hosts live, free events for students and their families to help with college and career planning?  For our first event of the new year, join us and an expert career coach as he shares top tips that will help guide your student to have a better understanding of how to pick a major, shape their career, and find personal success. 

Thursday, February 16, 2023 6:00 p.m., CT  

My Journey: On-Demand

Did you know that ACT hosts free events throughout the year to help students and families prepare for what happens after high school and then we make the content available afterwards for you to watch anytime even if you didn’t register?  

View or share the link below to get on demand access to download sessions about college and career readiness, preparing for the ACT, and information on financial aid and paying for/affording college.

College Planning Guide for Parents

Your First Steps Start Here!

Your child is embarking on many life-changing experiences as they prepare for success in high school, college, and beyond. We have resources to help you guide them every step of the way. 

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year 

Junior Year 

Senior Year