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APPLY FOR THE FAFSA - OCT 1
The first step to your future beyond high school is to apply for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE ACT
Why take the ACT?
The ACT is accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US.
The ACT is based on the things you learn in high school.
What you need to know before you register:
Choosing Your Test Option:
The ACT (no writing), is made up four multiple-choice tests in English, mathematics, reading and science.
The ACT plus writing, includes the four multiple-choice tests plus a 30-minutes Writing Test. Check www.actstudent.org for a searchable list of colleges that have told us about their policies-whether they require, recommend, or do not need the results from the ACT Writing Test.
Choosing Your Test Date:
Keep in mind the deadlines of the colleges and scholarship programs you are considering.
You cannot expect to receive your scores from one test date in time to register for the next one.
When You’re Ready to Register:
Create Your ACT Web Account:
Before you can register, you will need to create your free ACT Web account at https://act.org/ This account also allows you to:
Change your test option, test date, or test center
- Add, change, or delete college choices
- Receive email updates from ACT about your registration
- View your scores and score report at no charge
- Request and pay for score reports to additional colleges after your test
2021-2022 Test Dates (National)
(Late Fee Required)***
September 11, 2021
August 6, 2021
August 7-20, 2021
October 23, 2021
September 17, 2021
September 18-October 1, 2021
December 11, 2021
November 5, 2021
November 6-19, 2021
February 12, 2022
January 7, 20222
January 8-21, 2022
April 2, 2022
February 25, 2022
February 26-March 11, 2022
June 11, 2022
May 6, 2022
May 7-20, 2022
July 16, 2022
June 17, 2022
June 18-24, 2022
For a complete list of test centers and dates please visit:
For a list of current Fees and Services visit:
***Note: If you do register later than the deadline, there is a Late Fee Requirement to register