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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!

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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:


About Kristin Fracchia

Dr. Kristin Fracchia currently focuses on our MCAT and LSAT Prep, but she also has expertise in a wide range of standardized tests, including the ACT, SAT, GRE, and GMAT, as well as college and grad school admissions. With a PhD from UC Irvine and degrees in Education and English, she’s been working in education since 2004. She enjoys the agony and bliss of long distance trail running, backpacking, hot yoga, and esoteric knowledge.

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