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Promising Practices: Using Data and Rigorous Coursework to Help Students Navigate College and Career

By ACT CEO Janet Godwin, featuring quotes from Domingo Montenegro and Grecia Martinez Are you ready for the understatement of the year? 2020...

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Congressional Resolutions Designate November as National College Application Month

Federal Action Bolsters Efforts by College-Going Advocacy Groups Working With Students WASHINGTON, D.C., November 20, 2020 — Both houses of ...

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Media Advisory: ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning to Host Webinar Celebrating 10-Year Anniversary of ACT Scholars Program

Webinar on Giving Tuesday will Celebrate $7 Million Endowment to the University of Iowa, Kirkwood Community College Providing Full-Tuition S...

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Janet Godwin Confirmed as ACT CEO

IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT, the nonprofit learning organization and provider of college and career readiness assessments, today named Interim Chief...

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School Safety Takes on New Meaning as Students Return to Classrooms Amid COVID-19

ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning Offers Policy Recommendations that Reflect Students’ Views IOWA CITY, Iowa — As millions of American hig...

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U.S. High School Graduates, Underserved Students Will Face Significant Challenges in College According to New ACT Achievement Data

Equity and Opportunity Gaps Persist as National Average Composite ACT Score Trends Down for Third Year in a Row IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT, the non...

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ACT Launches Mosaic by ACT to Provide Comprehensive Learning Solution for the Classroom, Home

New Comprehensive Digital Solution Suite Allows Teachers to Focus on Teaching IOWA CITY, Iowa—Today, ACT—a global nonprofit leader in provid...

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Fourth Annual #WhyApply Day Inspires Thousands of Students to Apply to College

Celebration More Important Than Ever This Application Season as Pandemic Disrupts College-Going Plans IOWA CITY, Iowa—The American College A...

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ACT National Test Update: September Testing, Score Release Window, and More

Updated 10/22 Testing for the first 2020 national ACT test administration of the school year began this weekend (on Saturday, September 12 a...

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ACT International Test Update: September Score Release Window

Updated 10/22 Over the weekend, students from across the globe sat for an ACT test to earn a score for college admissions, scholarships, and...

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High School Survey During Initial Stage of COVID-19 Crisis Reveals True Depth of Economic, Racial, and Geographic Challenges for Students

ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning Offers Recommendations as U.S. Prepares for Somber Pandemic Milestone IOWA CITY, Iowa—As the U.S. approa...

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ACT to Cancel International ACT Test Administrations for December 2020, February 2021 due to COVID-19

IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT announced today it has cancelled all December 2020 and February 2021 international test administrations for the ACT test...

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Testing Amid COVID-19: Our Plans to Help You Achieve Success

As students and educators head “back to school” (virtually or otherwise), COVID-19 continues to concern us all. Since our lives will continu...

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A Personal Message from ACT CEO, Janet Godwin

  Dear ACT Community,  I have heard from many frustrated parents and students over the last few weeks expressing concerns about securing a s...

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MyACT is Open: Here’s What You Should Know

Updated 8/21/2020 MyACT, our registration site for students, officially reopened Monday, August 3 at 10 a.m. CT. You can find a list of all ...

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