ACT – American College Testing (ACT)

American College Testing (ACT) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admission produced by ACT Inc. First administered in November 1959 by Everett Franklin Lindquist as a competiton to the College Board’s Scholastic Aptitude Test, it consists of four sections.

The ACT is offered four to six times a year, depending on the state, in the United States, in September, October, December, February, April and June and is always on a Saturday except for those with credible religious obligations. Candidates may choose either the ACT assessment ($34), or the ACT assessment plus writing ($49.50).

The ACT Allots:
45 minutes for a 75-question English section
60 minutes for a 60-question Mathematics section
35 minutes for a 40-question Reading Comprehension section
35 minutes for a 40-question Science section

According to its founders, the ACT serves as a tool to measure the general educational development of students and their capability to complete college level work.

For More Information On ACT,
http://www.schoolanduniversity.com/education-links/act

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