ACT Registration: A Quick Guide

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I'm sure I'm not the first to tell you how important test scores will be on your college applications. Chances are strong you've spent time debating between the ACT and SAT (or maybe you've decided to take both, like 60 percent of the respondents on our annual College Hopes and Worries Survey), but once you've come to a decision, the next important step will be figuring out the right time to take your respective test (or tests).

For the ACT, there are some important dates and tidbits of information to keep in mind when deciding where that test will fall on your overall application schedule. The perfect testing date ultimately depends on questions that only you can answer, like:

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