After the ACT added three new national test dates and opened up two Sunday test dates to all students this fall, there are a total of eight ACT testing opportunities remaining in 2020.
Fall 2020 ACT Test Dates
|Test Date||Registration Deadline||Late Fee Required|
|September 12||August 28||No late fees|
|September 13||August 28||No late fees|
|September 19||August 28||No late fees|
|October 10||September 17||September 18 – 25|
|October 17||September 17||September 18 – 25|
|October 24||September 17||September 18 – 25|
|October 25||September 17||September 18 – 25|
|December 12||November 6||November 7 – 20|
How to Register for the ACT
Register for the ACT by visiting the ACT’s website and registering online. They say this takes about 40 minutes to complete. To register, you’ll need:
- Your high school course details
- Your high school’s code
- A headshot photo
- A credit card or other payment method in order to register.
Review the ACT website for a full list of information you’ll need to register for the ACT.
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When Should I Take the ACT?
Because of test cancellations earlier this year, you’ll have top priority when registering for the ACT this fall. Register for the earliest available test date so you can submit your score in time to make college application deadlines.
With the additional test dates in place, your chances of getting a testing spot this fall just shot up. We recommend taking the test in December or the spring of your junior year. Testing at these times ensures you’ve learned enough in the classroom to take on the test but leaves plenty of time for retesting to boost your score.
Start studying now to be ready for fall tests. It takes about three months to properly prepare for the ACT.
Start studying now to be ready for fall tests. It takes about three months to properly prepare for the ACT. If you’re looking for self-paced, online study materials that take you from day one to test day, enroll in Olive Book’s ACT course. Learn more about why thousands of students are studying with us here.