So, what's the ACT?

The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject areas tests in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. You may also choose to take the ACT plus Writing, which will include a 30-minute writing test. You will have 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete the entire test with one short break. The test is administered six times a year.

To register to take the ACT you must first create an account on This website also has frequently asked questions, test dates and deadlines, and resources for ACT test prep among other things.

The 2023-2024 national test dates are as follows

  • September 9, 2023 (registration deadline August 4th)

  • October 28, 2023 (registration deadline September 22nd)

  • December 9, 2023 (registration deadline Nov. 3rd)

  • February 10, 2024 (registration deadline January 5th)

  • April 13, 2024 (registration deadline March 8th)

  • June 8, 2024 (registration deadline May 3rd)

  • July 13, 2024 (registration deadline is June 7th)

You can take the ACT at any point in your high school career, but it is recommended that you take the test before the start of your senior year or at the very least, the first semester of your senior year. Taking the ACT is a necessary step in applying to colleges and tech schools. You can take the ACT as many times as you want/need to.

You can visit the ACT website by clicking on this link:

SAT Registration

Test Dates for the 2023-2024 school year are as follows—
October 7, 2023 (registration deadline September 7th)
November 4, 2023 (registration deadline October 5th)
December 2, 2023 ( registration deadline November 2nd)
March 9, 2024 (registration deadline February 23rd)
May 4, 2024 (registration deadline April 19th)
June 1, 2024 (registration deadline May 17th)

You can visit the SAT Website by clicking on this link: