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Function[ edit ] ACT, Inc. English, mathematics, reading, and science. The optional Writing Test measures skill in planning and writing a short essay. ACT publishes a technical manual that summarizes studies conducted on its validity in predicting freshman GPA, equating different high school GPAs, and measuring educational achievement.
A sampling of ACT admissions scores shows that the 75th percentile composite score was Students should check with their prospective institutions directly to understand ACT admissions requirements.
In addition, some states have used the ACT to assess the performance of schools, and require all high school students to take the ACT, regardless of whether they are college bound. Colorado and Illinois have incorporated the ACT as part of their mandatory testing program since Format[ edit ] The required portion of the ACT is divided into four multiple choice subject tests: Englishmathematicsreadingand science reasoning.
Subject test scores range from 1 to 36; all scores are integers. The English, mathematics, and reading tests also have subscores ranging from 1 to 18 the subject score is not the sum of the subscores.
In addition, students taking the optional writing test receive a writing score ranging from 2 to 12 this is a change from the previous 1—36 score range ; the writing score does not affect the composite score.
This is parallel to several AP Tests eliminating the penalties for incorrect answers. To improve the result, students can retake the test: The question test consists of five passages with various sections underlined on one side of the page and options to correct the underlined portions on the other side of the page.
Math[ edit ] The second section is a minute, question math test with the usual distribution of questions being approximately 14 covering pre-algebra10 elementary algebra9 intermediate algebra, 14 plane geometry9 coordinate geometryand 4 elementary trigonometry questions.
The difficulty of questions usually increases as you get to higher question numbers. Calculators are permitted in this section only. The calculator requirements are stricter than the SAT's in that computer algebra systems such as the TI are not allowed; however, the ACT permits calculators with paper tapesthat make noise but must be disabledor that have power cords with certain "modifications" i.
This is the only section that has five answer choices per question instead of four. Reading[ edit ] The reading section is a minute, question test that consists of four sections, three of which contain one long prose passage and one which contains two shorter prose passages.
The passages are representative of the levels and kinds of text commonly encountered in first-year college curricula.
This reading test assesses skills in three general categories: Test questions will usually ask students to derive meaning from texts referring to what is explicitly stated or by reasoning to determine implicit meanings.
There are seven passages each followed by five to seven questions.
The passages have three different formats: While the format used to be very predictable i. But so far, there is still always only one Conflicting Viewpoints passage.In addition to standardized test scores and transcripts, a personal statement or essay is a required part of many college applications.
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