ACT & practice ACT resources

Need to sign up for the ACT?

  • Go to From there you will need to create an account and register for the test. If you took the test in March at Hamilton, you will need your score report with your 10-digit ACT ID and the student e-mail used when when signing up at Hamilton. Step-by-step instructions are below.
  • Free practice items on this site.
  • Wisconsin colleges and universities no longer require the optional Writing Test.
  • Example of Writing Prompt -click here


  • In grades 9-11, you will have access (as part of your Career Cruising account) to Method Test Prep. This program is specifically designed to help students prepare for the ACT. There are 20 weeks worth of content for you to practice with, as well as video explanations for each question’s right or wrong answer. Taking the time to work in Method Test Prep will improve your performance on the ACT this year, and will increase the opportunities you have and the options you have for post-secondary education. Students can access it through their career cruising login. It is under the “My Plan” section on the left-hand side.
  • All current 2018-19 Juniors will take a practice ACT at school on November 7, 2018 and the actual ACT on February 20, 2019. Both will be done at Hamilton during the school day and are required. The February test will be reportable to any post-secondary institution.
  • WI Test Prep is the agency that runs a practice course at Hamilton on nights/weekends. They are not affiliated with the school but use the building which is convenient for students. The brochure and insert are uploaded below or you can go to for more information.