There is no dearth of the questions asked about the ACT – from parents, teachers, wards, guardian and all. Here below are given the most frequently asked questions and their answers. Some post exam but most are from students who are about to plunge into possibly the first competitive review in their life- ACT Registration Dates, and submitting scores to finish the program? How many weeks do I need minimum or maximum? And the FAQ goes on and on.
Yes; ACT Test Information Release (TIR) service provides same. But that is for students who gave the exam at a national test centre in December, April and June.
It is possible to go in for a retest (besides usual junior and senior level) to improve scores. This is possible due to illness, discrepancies or calculations. However, only one test shall be considered by the ACT at a given time. On an average, 57% increased their Composite score on the retest.
Yes, ACT provided reasonable accommodation for students with documented disabilities
An ACT web account helps you to register online. It also permits access to many ACT services like viewing your scores and score report.
Students who are 13 years and can create a free ACT web account. You need to register with the date, centre etc. The identification, photo, email etc. are needed.
Those who take up the ACT with writing, the writing scores will be added as soon as they are available. Usually it will be within two weeks for the scores to appear.
You can pay through a valid American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or VISA card.
The ACT is a college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. ACT results are accepted by all colleges and universities.
Test Centre change for the same test date is not possible after the dead registration line. Instead, you may try requesting standby testing.
If you decide to cancel the process to get the refund can be initiated.
Yes, you can use calculator approved by ACT only.
You can order priority reports for delivery (only within the US) once your scores are ready for reporting. Ordering priority reports does not speed the scoring.
No. Once you've made your request, by any method, it cannot be changed or cancelled.
No. If you took the writing test, your scores from that test date could be reported only after your writing scores have been processed. ACT's policy is to report scores only for all the test dates. In requesting a score report from the ACT, you may not select to report only your multiple-choice scores without your writing test score.
No it is not possible.
Most multiple-choice scores, including the Composite score, are typically ready to report within two weeks after each test date. Each college or scholarship agency selects the method and frequency of reporting—at least every time.
ACT product is designed specifically for the ACT. Here are just a few examples. There are four sections in ACT, instead of the 2-3 sections for the SAT. Math problems test trigonometry just like the real ACT, instead of omitting trigonometry like the SAT.
The ACT costs $46.00 (no writing) or $62.50 (with optional writing test) + $29.50 (if registered late). Other fees may apply depending on the situation.
You may take the ACT as often as you like.
The maximum score for each of the four tests is 36.
Both ACT and SAT are national standardised tests that help colleges evaluate candidates. Most colleges and universities accept both.
Earlier the better. Typically a student should start by the summer before 11th grade, and not later than the summer before 12th grade.
Yes, you can even though that is not must. Educational consultants counsel students and their families in the selection of educational programs based on the student's individual needs and talents.