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 The ACT® test assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.

  • The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science.
  • The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skill in planning and writing a short essay.
  • The ACT® is a paper and pencil test that is offered 6 times throughout the year.
  • Information on test dates, test centers, registration, and fees can be found at the ACT® website:


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