Many Underserved Students Have Interest in STEM, but Few Are Prepared to Succeed in College STEM CoursesPosted June 29, 2015
Underserved students are just as interested as other students in STEM subjects and careers, but they are far less likely to be prepared to succeed in them, according to a new report from ACT. Understanding the Underserved Learner—The Condition of STEM 2014 reveals that the greater the number of “underserved” characteristics students have, the lower their level of readiness tends to be.
June 25, 2015
First-generation college students have high educational ambitions, but their preparation to reach those aspirations often falls short, according to a new report released today by ACT and the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE).
June 10, 2015
Notable schools, students, and employers were commended for their contributions to education and economic progress at ACT’s third annual National Gala on College and Career Readiness on June 9, 2015.
May 20, 2015
Half of second-year college students end up declaring a different major than they had planned in high school, according to a new report from ACT. The report, College Choice Report: Part 3—Persistence and Transfer, is based on a longitudinal study that tracked college outcomes for 2013 ACT-tested high school graduates.
May 08, 2015
ACT officially launched the online version of the ACT® test for its state and district testing program this past month. Approximately 6,000 high school students across the United States took the ACT on a computer at national test centers and in high school classrooms over the past few weeks, earning college-reportable scores.