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Many four-year and research institutions require prospective students to take either the ACT or SAT for admission.

Register for the ACT

What is the ACT?

The ACT is a type of college entrance exam. The multiple-choice test covers four areas: English, math, reading and science. The Writing Test, which is optional, measures your skills in planning and writing a short essay.

Who needs to take the ACT?

Many four-year colleges require prospective students to take either the ACT or SAT for admission. To determine the requirements for the school you want to attend, check out the Georgia Map of Colleges, the National College Search or contact the admissions office at the school you are looking to attend.

How do I sign up to take the ACT?

For the most up-to-date information on the ACT, including registration information, dates, and cost, visit ACT.

Where can I practice for the ACT?

ACT provides sample questions from each test section for you to complete online with immediate responses to help you prepare for the test.