About the ACT
ACT is designed to analyse the speed and concentration power of a student. It practices a more direct approach than the SAT and, makes use of a more familiar structure while positing the subject material. It focuses on time management and promotes prompt reaction through its lengthy sections and limited time.
Go to www.actstudent.org to know more about ACT.
Key ACT Facts
- The test's duration: 2 hours and 45 minutes
- It is divided into 4 lengthy sections
- It is designed to assess English, Math, Reading, and Science skills
- Carries an essay section which is optional, yet recommended
The ACT in a nutshell:
The ACT significantly focuses on sharp intellect and quick-response. It is more direct in approach than SAT and introduces a more familiar content structure as well. Its unique build up of lengthy sections and time restraints helps test time management skills and instant response capabilities. A well directed guidance helps diligent students achieve the required skills and methods to perform better in the test. Moreover, students who have trouble with complex language and intricate methods of reasoning benefit significantly from the more familiar approach that ACT takes in its structure.
2Hour 55Min (3Hour 25Min with essay)
Punctuation, Grammar, Rhetorical Skills
Reading Comprehension Passages
No negative marking for wrong answers