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Kristin Fracchia

When Should You Take the ACT?


In this episode of TuesdACT, we’re talking about how to find the best ACT test date for you!

Here’s the short answer to when you should take the ACT:

  • Most students: spring of junior year
  • Early birds: winter of junior year
  • Procrastinators: early fall of senior year

But there’s a lot more that goes into it than that! Check out the video for more, and we have more great resources for you here:


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About Kristin Fracchia

Dr. Kristin Fracchia makes sure Magoosh's sites are full of awesome, free resources that can be found by students prepping for standardized tests. With a PhD from UC Irvine and degrees in Education and English, she’s been working in education since 2004 and has helped students prepare for standardized tests, as well as college and graduate school admissions, since 2007. She enjoys the agony and bliss of trail running, backpacking, hot yoga, and esoteric knowledge.

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