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How to Plan Your ACT Prep

If attaining your target ACT score is the ultimate, final step of the journey that is taking the ACT, then the first step you will need to take is choosing your test date. While this may seem obvious, it’s an important step to focus on because when it comes to performing well on the ACT, […]

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How Many Times Should You Take the ACT?

You can take the ACT up to 12 times, and many students end up taking the test between 2-3 times before applying to college. Most colleges are neutral about multiple scores. Many students, in fact, make score improvements by retaking the ACT. Give yourself time to improve before you begin filling out applications. Bring intense focus […]

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How to Register for the ACT

To register for the ACT, you will need to make an ACT web account. Make sure you have a reliable internet connection and about 40 minutes to complete the registration process. You’ll supply the following as you register: A headshot following specific ACT guidelines Your high school code Your testing center  Your parents’ email (optional) […]

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My Daughter's College Admission Journey

My Daughter’s College Admission Journey

After a year plus-long process of preparing for the SAT and ACT—numerous visits to U.S. News & World Report’s ranking site, writing and rewriting the application essay, and securing letters of recommendation from the teachers who know her best—my daughter made her choice of what college to attend. In the fall, she will be part […]