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Sixty Years of Answering #WhyApply

Think back to 1958. Imagine a professor hunched over a desk, laboring over a handwritten list. After decades of teaching, research, inven...

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#WhyApply Day to Inspire Students to Apply to College

Advocates Prepare to Boost U.S. College-Going Rate with Largest-Ever #WhyApply Day in US High Schools on Friday, Sept., 20 IOWA CITY, Io...

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The Evolution of ACT Research: Identifying Trends, Uncovering Solutions

As ACT marks its 60th anniversary, the organization is recognized as an authority that provides high-quality educational and workforce so...

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ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning and Univision Team Up for Research and Recommendations to Support Hispanic Students in Their Quest to Attend College

IOWA CITY, Iowa—As students head back to school, ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning and Univision Communications Inc., the leading Hispa...

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Leveling the Educational Playing Field

Since ACT’s founding 60 years ago, we have always believed every student deserves a fair opportunity to be successful. Ensuring educatio...

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“A New Venture”: Announcing American College Testing

On Tuesday, September 8, 1959, the American College Testing (ACT) program made headlines. A press release announcing “the new venture” ...

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