Get2College offers FREE ACT Prep Workshops and short video tips.
|Test Dates||Registration Deadline||Late Fee Required|
|September 10, 2016||August 5, 2016||August 6-19, 2016|
|October 22, 2016||September 16, 2016||September 17-30, 2016|
|December 10, 2016||November 4, 2016||November 5-18, 2016|
|February 11, 2017||January 13, 2017||January 14-20, 2017|
|April 8, 2017||March 3, 2017||March 4-17, 2017|
|June 10, 2017||May 5, 2017||May 6-19, 2017|
ACT (no Writing) – $42.50
ACT plus Writing – $58.50
Late Fee – $27.50
Test Info Release – $20.00 (get copy of test questions, your answers, and answer key – available for December, April, and June tests only)
To register for the ACT: actstudent.org or 319.337.1270.
|Test Dates||Registration Deadline||Test Type|
|October 1, 2016||September 1, 2016||SAT & Subject Tests|
|November 5, 2016||October 7, 2016||SAT & Subject Tests|
|December 3, 2016||November 3, 2016||SAT & Subject Tests|
|January 21, 2017||December 21, 2016||SAT & Subject Tests|
|March 11, 2017||February 10, 2017||SAT Only|
|May 6, 2017||April 7, 2017||SAT & Subject Tests|
|June 3, 2017||May 9, 2017||SAT & Subject Tests|
SAT – $45.00
SAT with essay – $57.00
Late Fee – $28.00
Subject Test Base Fee – $26.00
Language Tests with Listening – $26.00 each
All other Subject Tests – $20.00 each
To register: sat.org or 866.756.7346.
BE QUICK, BUT DO NOT RUSH
You will need to keep track of your time. Do not rush through the easy and medium questions to get to the hard ones. Concentrate on the easy/medium questions to gain the most points.
Because the ACT is a standardized test, you can learn what you will be tested on and how the questions will be asked. So you’ll need to practice, practice, practice!
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
Practice as if you are taking the real ACT, so get up early to practice while you are TIRED! Practicing will help you become more accustomed with taking the ACT.
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS IN ORDER
Determine which questions you should DO NOW, DO LATER, and DO NEVER. The Easy questions should be answered first, the Medium ones later, and the Hard questions saved for last. You may never get to them, and that’s okay! There is the same number of Easy, Medium, and Hard questions, so spend the majority of your time on the Easy and Medium questions so as not to make careless mistakes. Save the Hard questions for last.
ANSWER EVERY QUESTION
There is no penalty for guessing on the ACT, so guess if you are uncertain of the correct answer. You can also use this strategy if you run out of time answering the Hard questions.
USE PROCESS OF ELIMINATION
Narrow down your choices before taking a guess. A 50% chance of getting it correct is better than a 25% chance.
SPOT OF THE DAY
Pick a spot of your choice before starting the test. Use that spot every time you need to guess. It will increase your odds for getting questions correct compared to randomly guessing.
USE YOUR TEST BOOKLET
Physically cross out wrong answers, work out math problems, and underline key information in passages. Do not be afraid to show your work. It’s much easier to work problems on paper than in your head. The test booklet will not be graded, so use it!
Take lots of notes so that you do not have to reread the passage when answering a question.