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 Principal: Cory McElmeel
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ACT WEBSITE INFORMATION

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TEST PREP WEBSITES

To find Test Center Locations, Dates and Codes for the ACT testing visit the ACT website for the most up to date information.


SKYLINE HIGH SCHOOL _________________________________________________________________

ACT High School Code:   230089

For more information about high school codes GO TO:   http://www.actstudent.org/regist/lookuphs.html

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The following information is from the ACT.ORG website.

Description of the ACT

The ACT (No Writing) consists of four multiple-choice tests: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. 
The ACT Plus Writing includes the four multiple-choice tests and a Writing Test.

English                                 75 questions       45 minutes   
Mathematics                        60 questions      60 minutes    
Reading                                40 questions        35 minutes    
Science                                 40 questions        35 minutes    
                                                                          
Optional Writing Test   1 prompt        30 minutes  
  
(Measures writing skills emphasized in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses.)

ACT WEBSITE

  • Registering for the ACT
  • Taking the test
  • Scores

GO TO:   http://www.actstudent.org/

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT TEST CENTERS AND TEST DATES:

GO TO:  http://www.actstudent.org/regist/centers.html

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ACT PLAN TEST

The following information is from the ACT website.

Taking PLAN® as a 10th grader is a great way to prepare for the ACT—and helps you get ready to succeed in college and beyond!

http://www.actstudent.org/plan/index.html

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ACT EXPLORE TEST

The following information is from the ACT website.

It's Time to EXPLORE!

Taking EXPLORE® in 8th or 9th grade tells you things you need to know—to plan your high school courses, prepare for the ACT, or choose a career direction.

http://www.actstudent.org/explore/

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ACT EXPLORE/PLAN INFORMATION

The following information is from the AAPS website.

ACT Educational Planning and Assessment System (EPAS)

Thanks to the generosity of the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation, the Ann Arbor Public Schools is offering the ACT EPAS Progam to assist our students to prepare for college readiness and the State-mandated ACT.

If you have further questions, please contact your student's guidance counselor. 

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR MORE AAPS ACADEMIC INFORMATION:

http://www.aaps.k12.mi.us/ins.academics/act_explore_plan

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Program Grade Level Composite Score Range
ACT EXPLORE 8

1 to 25

ACT PLAN 10 1 to 32
ACT 11 and 12 1 to 36

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ACT WRITING - UNDERSTANDING SCORE RANGE

The following information is from the ACT website.

GO TO:  http://www.actstudent.org/scores/understand/index.html#relationship

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ACT - SPECIAL TESTING

Extended Time and Alternate Test Formats Available

The following information is from the ACT website.

The documents were developed by ACT to provide individual students, professional diagnosticians, and educational programs/schools with specific information about ACT's policies regarding documentation of an applicant's disability and the process for requesting accommodations on the ACT tests.

The timely submission of proper documentation will help avoid delays in decisions related to providing accommodations and other services for candidates with disabilities.

All of the documents can be found by going to the following webpage:

http://www.act.org/aap/disab/opt3.html

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AM I ELIGIBLE FOR A FEE WAIVER?

ACT Test Center

If you are a high school junior or senior and can't afford the registration fee for the ACT (No Writing) or ACT Plus Writing, you may be eligible for an ACT Fee Waiver. Information about the eligibility requirements and how to request a fee waiver is sent each summer to high schools.

http://www.actstudent.org/faq/answers/feewaiver.html

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A Comparison of the SAT I and the ACT

If you have the choice to take either the SAT I or the ACT, based on the requirements of the schools you wish to apply to, which should you take? How do you choose? Depending on your strengths and weaknesses, you may perform better on one test than the other. Take a look at the following table and answer the questions that follow.


GO TO:   SAT/ACT COMPARISON

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TEST PREPARATION WEBSITES 

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HIGH SCHOOL TESTS

Michigan Library

The following information is from the MICHIGAN-E LIBRARY website.

You will need your library card number to sign in. Go to the Michigan E-Library website at:

http://mel.org/SPT--BrowseResourcesNewMeL.php

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COLLEGE PREPARATION TESTS

Michigan Library

The following information is from the MICHIGAN-E LIBRARY website.

You will need your library card number to sign in. Go to the Michigan E-Library website at:

http://mel.org/SPT--BrowseResourcesNewMeL.php

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KAPLAN TEST PREPARATION

The following information is from the KAPLAN website.

Free ACT or SAT practice—tailored to fit you!

GO TO:    http://www.kaptest.com/College/Home/quizbank.html

ADDITIONAL KAPLAN RESOURCES:

Kaplan K12 college preparation programs include test readiness for college entrance
exams, and programs that support the college admission process.
 
 
 

GO TO:    http://www.kaplank12.com/us/college-preparation

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PRINCETON REVIEW

ACT Practice Tools

The following information is from the PRINCETON REVIEW website.

Getting ready for the test means serious practice. Our free tools help you master the content and sharpen your test-taking skills.   Choosing the best test preparation depends on your individual needs and learning style. You need different prep options. We give you that and more.

GO TO:    http://www.princetonreview.com/college/act-test-preparation.aspx

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PETERSON'S COLLEGE SEARCH

The following information is from the PETERSON'S COLLEGE SEARCH website.

Are you ready for the ACT? Find out with a free ACT practice test from Peterson's StudentEdge.

Taking a free practice test is a great way to develop your prep plan. By working through a full-length ACT practice test, you'll get to know its structure. You'll also build confidence, get a chance to try out your test-taking strategies, and discover your strengths and weaknesses.

GO TO:    http://www.petersons.com/college-search/free-act-practice-test.aspx

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BOOK - MCGRAW-HILL TOP 50 SKILLS ACT

The following information is from the BRIANLEAF.COM website.

McGraw-Hill's Top 50 Skills: ACT English, Reading, and Science pinpoints the obstacles you face and provides the skills to eliminate them. The book comes with a pretest so you can identify your weaknesses and then master the essentials for exam success. The skills are presented in easy-to negotiate two-page spreads with step-by-step examples.

McGraw-Hill's Top 50 Skills: ACT Math pinpoints the obstacles you face and provides the skills to eliminate them. The book comes with a pretest so you can identify your weaknesses and then master the essentials for exam success. The skills are presented in easy-to-negotiate two-page spreads with step-by-step examples.

GO TO:    http://www.brianleaf.com/

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