The ACT is a college admissions test that assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. Most students take a college admissions test during their junior or senior year of high school. Colleges and universities generally use such a test to make admission decisions.
- The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science.
- The Writing Test measures skill in planning and writing a short essay.
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