ACT scores range from a low of 1 to a max score of 36. Overall, ACT test scores are the average of test-takers’ sectional scores (also 1-36) in English, Math, Reading, and Science. So what is a good ACT score? The ACT score range for students admitted to different colleges varies, and the average ACT score is 20.8. However, various factors will affect what a “good” ACT score is for you.
There are several states that provide the ACT for free. This page lists those states and explains how to take advantage of this service.
You probably already know about the “new” ACT essay– it was released September 2015. But did you know the ACT Essay scoring system changed in late 2016?
No matter how good of a test taker you were in high school, you can still help your child have a successful ACT test day.
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The December ACT is the last ACT test date of the year! In this article, learn about everything you can do to have a successful test day!
Magooshers, I have just heard big news that applies to ELL (English Language Learner) students taking the ACT, starting with the 2017-2018 school year! In the smallest of nutshells, starting fall 2017, ELL students will be eligible to request special supports during the ACT. This is a first not just for ACT, but the entire […]
The October 22nd ACT is upon us! Just a few more days of studying before you can put your energy into planning your Halloween costume and catching up on fall TV. The October ACT is very important for seniors applying Early Action or Early Decision. Get your last minute resources here.
Short answer: Somewhere between 19 and 36. Long answer: Check out this article to find out what ACT score goal is right for you!
There’s a lot to know in order to do well on the ACT Math Test. In this article, review 15 key concepts that will help you succeed on test day!