ACT

Register: on-line at http://www.actstudent.org

Basic Fee: $35

School Code: 281 775

Test Dates and Registration Deadlines for 2012/13:

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 8, 2012
August 17, 2012
August 18 - 24, 2012
October 27, 2012
September 21, 2012
September 22 - October 5, 2012
December 8, 2012
November 2, 2012
November 3 - 16, 2012
February 9, 2013
January 11, 2013
January 12 - 18, 2013
April 13, 2013
March 8, 2013
March 9 - 22, 2013
June 8, 2013
May 3, 2013
May 4 -17, 2013



Seniors:  The October and/or December test are still eligible for college scholarships

Juniors:  Some juniors have been asking “should I take the ACT or SAT now or later?” We encourage ALL college-bound juniors to take the ACT and/or SAT during 2nd semester of their junior year. The reason for waiting until 2nd semester is that a number of the questions used in the ACT or SAT relate to courses that juniors are currently taking. Taking the test earlier in the year means that the student has not had enough of the proper coursework to tackle these tests well. Remember you can take the test at O'Neill High. Taking the ACT at your home school is highly recommended. Testing in the 2nd semester of the junior year permits an early introduction to the tests with ample opportunities to re-test later. Research shows that over 57% increase their composite scores on retest. Colleges & scholarship organizations use the best score. Therefore, there is nothing to lose and everything to gain if you test during 2nd semester, then retake at least once and perhaps more. Becoming familiar with the content and format of the test questions is one of the best preparations for the test.
 
Test Prep Options:


ACT's TEST PREP WEBSITE:  http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/index.html

John Baylor Test Prep -- See the Guidance Office  http://www.BaylorTestPrep.com
    A John Baylor Test Prep course will be offered 8th period for 5 week in September/October for Seniors and in March/April for Juniors.  Sign up in the Guidance Office. You will also receive a password from Mr. Fernau that will give you access to the John Baylor Test Prep Program

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