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ACT Info

Wikipedia: ACT (test)
Wiki article covering the ACT, relevant facts and statistics, the test's current incarnation, and its history. and ACT for Students
Official information on test content, structure, scoring, test dates, preparation, accommodations, policies, and more.

ACT Structure and Content
PrepScholar article detailing time limits, numbers/types of questions, content covered in each section of the ACT. For official info, see: Preparing for the ACT.

ACT Scoring
Short StudyPoint article detailing all ACT metrics: subject test, composite, ELA, and STEM scores. Sample ACT score report
here. Further explanation here.

ACT Percentile Ranks
National "ACT User" percentiles applied to 2017-18 score reports (based on 2015-17 test results).


ACT Materials

The Official ACT Prep Guide
ACT's official guide to the test. The only book containing real ACTs for practice. Contains four full-length tests plus two online, with explanations for each answer.

Download Official ACT Tests
Dozens of links to official ACT tests in pdf. CrackACT pdf test collection:
here. Five officially released ACTs: here. QuantumACTPrep complete list of recent ACTs: here.

Official ACT Sample Questions
Sample questions online (comprising one full-length official ACT) introduce new test takers to each section of the ACT: English, Math, Reading, Science, Essay.

Tutor Ted’s Guide to the ACT
He's done it again! Tutor Ted is back with an excellent updated guide covering all ACT sections plus tips, strategies, wit, sage advice. Best comprehensive ACT guide.

Tutor Ted’s ACT Practice Tests
A trio of well-designed mock ACT tests for student practice, with explanations. A must-buy, given the relative dearth of publicly available official redesigned ACTs.

The Complete Guide to ACT English
Erica Meltzer's excellent grammar workbook offering instruction and practice with the limited subset of English grammar rules tested on the ACT.

The Complete Guide to ACT Reading
Meltzer's comprehensive guide to the ACT reading section. The book covers general approach, tips, and strategies, and contains realistic ACT reading exercises.

Tackling the ACT Essay
Supertutor Erica explains how to approach the ACT synthesis essay. Magoosh guide
here. Robert Kohen's guide here. Kaplan template here. 10 Extra prompts here.



The PACT is to the ACT as the PSAT is to the SAT. Launch article introduces the PACT; scoring document explains how to interpret results.

PACT Prep Plan
PrepScholar article explains how best to prep for the PACT exam without having any officially released materials to work with (none exist as of June, 2018).

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