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ACT Websites

While you should definitely study with the ACT Official Guide, there are some great free ACT practice tests, test taking tips, and practice questions on the Internet. Here are ten websites to explore in the weeks before your exam!


Start with the Official ACT Website

This should be your first stop for information on test dates, scores, and official ACT information. In addition, you can check out actual ACT Writing prompts and questions.


http://www.actstudent.org/ – The official website for the ACT. Download the “Preparing for the ACT” pdf file with a free full-length practice test and answer key. The site also has Test Day Tips and free ACT practice test questions. Official information on score delivery and registration. A must-visit for any serious ACT student!

ACT’s Facebook Page


Frequently updated with blog posts and links to ACT questions of the day and contests.

ACT Writing Prompts http://services.vsac.org/wps/wcm/connect/2fbab0004a1f9f0c9217fa71caf9b70b/actWritingPromptsForPractice.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CACHEID=2fbab0004a1f9f0c9217fa71caf9b70b

A nice compilation of 17 ACT writing prompts to practice in one convenient pdf file.


Then Try ACT Study Websites

After checking out the official ACT website, take a look at different ACT study websites. Different sites include different study strategies, practice problems, flashcards, and tips for students.

ACT Sparknotes


A good free overview of the basics of the ACT. Strategies offered for each question type and practice questions with full explanations.

College Confidential


Connect with other ACT students on this forum. Share information about the college admission process and free ACT prep.

ACT Exam Success


A large, 335-page free PDF file will thorough grammar and math review. Practice questions for all sections.



Comprehensive ACT question database. Interactive website with solo practice and group games. Trial memberships are free, but full access requires a membership fee. Offers free ACT diagnostic tests and a customized ACT study plan.

Princeton Review Free ACT Test


Although the PR website requires registration it offers one free full-length ACT practice test.

Test Prep Review


If you can ignore the ads and banners and scroll down to the self-assessment modules at the bottom, you will find hundreds of practice ACT test questions, mostly covering ACT Math with a free answer key at the bottom of each page.


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2 Responses to “ACT Websites”

  1. Melissa says:

    Hi, thanks for this helpful post. We have recently put together a short list of websites that offer free ACT practice tests (http://www.test-study-guides.com/act-practice-test), perhaps some of your readers will find this useful as well.

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