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ACT Test Dates 2018–2019

Find a Test Date That Works for You! If you’re planning to take the ACT Test during this school year, you know you can’t just show up with a pencil on test day. You’ll have to do a bit of planning, with calendar in hand. We’ve put together not only the actual test dates, but the registration dea...
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ACT Scores: New Federal Use for Them

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was enacted in December of 2015 to replace the No Child Left Behind Act, while also upholding the national commitment to providing equal opportunity for students. This law was passed at a key time during which students are attending college in greater numbers...
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The ACT English Test: What You Need to Know

What Will It Look Like? The English portion of the ACT assesses your understanding of standard English language conventions (sentence structure, punctuation, and usage), elements of writing (developing a topic, organization, unity, and cohesion), and language (word choice, tone, and style). You ...
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The ACT Reading Test: What You Need to Know

The ACT Reading test is one component of the ACT suite of exams. Its purpose is to assess your reading comprehension. As a high school student headed out into the world, the ACT determines your readiness for college or career by measuring your skills in English, Math, Science, and yes, Reading. ...
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The ACT is Coming...Will You Be Ready?

What is the ACT? The ACT is one measurement of your college readiness. It is a nationwide, standardized “college entrance exam” based on the skills and information you have learned during your educational journey to this point. There is also an optional writing portion to the ACT where you can s...
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ACT Test Dates 2018–2019

*Find a Test Date That Works for You!* If you’re planning to take th

ACT Scores: New Federal Use for Them

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was enacted in December of 2015 t

The ACT English Test: What You Need to Know

**What Will It Look Like?** The English portion of the ACT assesses