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ACT: Preparing for the Test

ACT Test Prep

Some of these resources are free, some aren't. 

  • ACT Online Prep
    The only test preparation program designed exclusively by ACT test development professionals!  This requires an internet connection and has a cost of $19.99 for one year of access.


  • The Real ACT Prep Guide
    The official ACT prep guide—the only one that includes five actual retired ACT tests—each with an optional Writing Test.  In book format:  $30.95 



            Free Practice Tests


  • Preparing for the ACT (PDF; 80 pages, 1,075KB) or Preparación para el examen de ACT (PDF; 86 pages, 1.18MB)
    A free student preparation booklet available from most high schools and colleges—includes test information, complete practice tests with scoring keys, and a writing prompt with sample essays.  Download to your computer or print out, or come by the Counselor's Office to pick up a free copy while supplies last.


  • Not ready to buy?  Take this practice test first.  Click on the categories on the left side of the page.


  • March2Success   A test preparation resource sponsored by the US Army.  You must go through a short account set up first.