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ACT (American College Test)  

The ACT is America's most widely accepted college entrance exam. It assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.

How many questions are there and how long will the test take?

English: 75 questions - 45 minutes
Mathematics: 60 questions - 60 minutes
Reading: 40 questions - 35 minutes
Science: 40 questions - 35 minutes
Total: 215 questions
Writing: 1 prompt - 30 minutes

Testing begins after all examinees present by 8:00 a.m. are checked in and seated. A short break is scheduled after the first two tests. For students taking the ACT Plus Writing, a brief break is also scheduled before the Writing Test. Students taking the ACT (No Writing) in standard time rooms are normally dismissed at about 12:15 p.m.; students taking the ACT Plus Writing are normally dismissed at about 1:00 p.m. For more information about what to expect on test day, see test day procedures.

Test fee per test option

ACT (No Writing):  $38.00 Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).

ACT Plus Writing:  $54.50 Includes report for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).  The 16.00 Writing Test fee is refundable, on written request, if you are absent on test day or switch to the ACT (No Writing) before testing begins.

Signing up online for the ACT is easier and costs the same as using the paper registration form.

ACT Test Dates
Test Date
Registration Deadline
(Late Fee Required)
October 24, 2015 September 18, 2015
September 19-October 2, 2015
December 12, 2015
November 6, 2015
November 7-20, 2015
February 6, 2016
January 8, 2016
January 9-15, 2015
April 9, 2016
March 4, 2016
March 5-18, 2015
June 11, 2016
May 6, 2016
May 7-20, 2016

Related Links

http://www.testprepreview.com

http://www.exam2jobs.com/act-test.html 

http://exampedia.org/wiki/High_School_Tests



    
    
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