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The American College Test is a curriculum-based test that measures academic achievement in four subject areas. All colleges and universities accept this admission test in place of the SAT Reasoning Exam. Students should check admission requirements for each college and university they are considering. For more information click here.
What is the ACT test?
The ACT test is a three-hour test composed of four parts: English, math, reading, and science reasoning. There is no penalty for guessing.
How do I register for the test?
Student registration packets are found in the Career Center (you must complete and mail it in the envelope provided). You also can register or reregister online at http://www.act.org/
How much does the test cost?
The test fee is currently unavailable, although fee waivers are available in the Career Center for qualified juniors. Students will not be qualified for college application fee waivers unless ACT/SAT fee waivers also have been granted.
Where and when is the test administered?
There are various testing centers throughout the state, and several testing dates throughout the year. For a complete list, pick up a registration bulletin in the Career Center.
How is the test scored?
The test is scored on a scale of 1 to 36.
When should juniors take the test?
Juniors should take the test in April or June.
When should seniors take the test?
Seniors should retake the test for higher test scores in September, October, or December. Some colleges, such as Chico, San Diego State, Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo, and Sonoma State will not accept test scores past October, san Jose State is requesing test by November, while no college will accept tests taken later than December of the students Senior year. Check college catalogs for more information.
Is this test required for admission to community colleges?
No. Each community college has its own placement examinations. Check with each school for dates and locations.