September 19 Registration Deadline Approaching for October ACT(R) Test
The next ACT test will be administered on October 25, 2008. Students who wish
to take the college admission and placement exam must register by September 19 –
the deadline for having the registration postmarked. Late registrations, with an
additional fee, will be accepted until the final postmark deadline of October 3.
Students can register online at
pick up registration packets from high school counseling offices.
The cost is $31 for the traditional ACT and $46 for the ACT Plus Writing. Some
colleges require or recommend ACT's optional Writing Test score, so students
should find out the requirements of
prospective colleges before registering for the exam. ACT scores are accepted by
all four-year colleges and universities in the United States.
Additional information about registration for those with special needs can be
found at www.actstudent.org.
Students in need of financial assistance should visit their school counselor
for qualification information and to apply for a fee waiver.
ACT's website (www.actstudent.org)
has helpful information, free sample tests and the opportunity to order
inexpensive test preparation materials.