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Category: ACT Scores

Rachel Kapelke-Dale

When Do ACT Scores Come Out? Score Release Dates and FAQ

  After you take the ACT, you might feel like a big weight’s been lifted from your shoulders. But, as the days pass and you still don’t have your test score, the tension starts setting in again. If you’re refreshing your ACT account page and wondering, When do ACT scores come out?—don’t worry! Your ACT […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

ACT Superscore and ACT Score Choice: Everything You Need to Know

Confused by ACT superscores and ACT Score Choice? Check out this post to see how they can help (rather than hurt!) your college admissions file.

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Thomas Broderick

ACT Standard Deviation

One of the first things a lot of test-takers ask is “What’s a good ACT score?” There are a couple of ways of answering this; our ACT Score Range post takes a look at some of them. What we’ll do in this post is examine another way of evaluating scores, through the ACT standard deviation. […]

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Thomas Broderick

What Is a Passing Score on the ACT?

Though there is no official passing score on the ACT, learn about the score you need in order to achieve your goals after high school.

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Elizabeth Peterson

What is a Good ACT English Score?

The first sight that will greet you when you open your ACT test packet will be the ACT English section. It contains the most questions of any section on the test (75 of them!), but it only allows you 45 minutes to answer them. Your raw score will be translated into a score from 1-36 […]

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Elizabeth Peterson

What is a Good ACT Writing Score?

What’s a good ACT Writing score? Check out this up-to-date percentile data to determine what score you should aim for on the ACT Writing section.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How Many Questions Can You Miss for a Perfect ACT Score?

In theory, you can get up to five questions wrong on the ACT (or miss them) and still get a 36. Buty they’d have to be in precise categories for you to do that.

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Scores of Famous People

Ever wonder how your ACT scores compare to the scores of celebrities? Check out the video; the answer may surprise you!

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Kristin Fracchia

What is a Good ACT Aspire Score?

ACT Aspire tests are scored on kind of a funky scale that changes between subjects and between grades tested. For the ACT Aspire test given in grade 10 (the one that predicts your ACT scores for 11th grade), here’s how the scoring breaks down in the table below:

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