ACT Test Preparation and Dates

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Juniors will take the ACT at Innovations on February 27, 2018. If you have already taken the ACT and want to retake it, or if you aren't a Junior and want to take it for the first time, you can register on ACT's website. The ACT administed to Juniors at Innovations is free. If you take it any other time, you will have to pay. The ACT without writing is $46 and the ACT with writing is $62.50. If you have questions about which one to take, talk to Nicole.

Take a look at this year's test dates and be sure to register! The earlier you take it, the more time you have to study and retake it each year to raise your score.
Have more specific ACT related questions? Take a look at their website: http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html

ACT Test Dates

 

 

ACT/SAT TEST PREPARATION RESOURCES

1. Official ACT Website provides free ACT test tips and prep questions. Click here.

2. Official SAT Website study tips and practice questions.Click Here.

3. University of Utah ACT Prep Course. Click Here.

4. FREE** ONLINE SHMOOP ACT PREP
Shmoop Student Sign up Instructions:
1. Visit www.shmoop.com/utah/
2. Find your high school from the alphabetized school picker
3. Click “Let’s Go”
4. Answer YES if you have ever created a Shmoop account for yourself, answer NO if you haven’t.
5. Enter Student Magic Word: BEEHIVE and create your username and password.
6. Welcome to the World O' LA Shmoop! Click on "My Profile" to navigate to "Test Prep Passes" and begin practicing for the ACT/PLAN test Prep

5. Create an account and go to College Readiness to access FREE ACT/SAT Prep via UtahFutures.org.

 

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EVER HEARD OF THE PSAT?

Benefits of taking the PSAT/NMSQT

  • The PSAT/NMSQT assesses reading, math, and writing skills; provides excellent practice for the SAT; and connects students to scholarships and personalized online tools.
  • Students in 11th grade may be eligible for the National Merit Scholarship program and other programs that use PSAT/NMSQT scores.
  • The PSAT/NMSQT and the SAT have the same format and evaluate the same skills. PSAT/NMSQT students also get a custom SAT study plan based on their results.
  • After the test, students receive feedback on how ready they are for college and access to tools that help them improve.
  • PSAT/NMSQT scores tell students and educators how likely students are to succeed in AP courses and on AP Exams.
  • Students get free access to My College QuickStart. Features include an interactive score report, a personality test, major and career suggestions, and a starter list of colleges.
  • Students who opt in on test day receive free information about admission and financial aid from colleges, universities, and scholarship programs that are interested in them.
  • Sophomores who choose to take the test earlier than their Junior year can qualify for academic scholarships.

To find out more about the PSAT/NMSQT you can go to their website: https://www.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt

 


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