Now considered the most popular college entrance exam in the country, the ACT tests students on material associated with the standard high school curriculum. Divided into four sections—English, math, reading, science—the ACT embodies two hours and fifty-five minutes of actual testing (the optional writing test requires an additional forty minutes). A standardized test that measures college readiness, the ACT is accepted by all US colleges and universities.
The ACT: Test Overview
- English (75 questions, 45 minutes)
- Math (60 questions, 60 minutes)
- Reading (40 questions, 35 minutes)
- Science (40 questions, 35 minutes)
- Writing (1 prompt, 40 minutes)
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