Testing Advice for the ACT

Taking the ACT helps you discover more about yourself, qualify for scholarships, and get placed into the correct courses.

ACT Test Guide

Maybe you've been planning your future for years. Maybe you're ready to start exploring opportunities. Wherever life takes you, ACT will help you get there.

This guide was designed to make understanding all things ACT as simple as possible. With information about ACT test dates, fee waivers, and test prep, you'll find everything you need to succeed on test day.

*The dates in this document are subject to change. The most up-to-date information is available through your MyACT account. 

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Why Take the ACT

Discover what the ACT can do for you, from more potential scholarship money to helping you decide what classes to take in college!

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How to Prepare for Taking a Test

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Practical Resources, Tools, and Tips to Help You Prepare for the ACT

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How Can the ACT Test Help Me?

Learn how the ACT is a powerful tool you can leverage as you pursue your college and career journey.

Did You Miss Out on Taking the ACT?

If you missed out on taking the ACT, you may be able to take it at a college you are considering applying to and attending.