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June 20, 2014

Hampshire College Drops Use of SAT or ACT Scores in Admissions

The Amherst, Mass., college decided not to accept standardized test scores after determining they were not good indicators of student success.

June 06, 2014

ACT to Feature New Indicators for Career Readiness, Understanding Complex Texts

Starting in the spring of 2015, ACT exam results will include new indicators on students' career readiness and ability to understand complex texts.

April 02, 2014

Performance Gaps Widen as High-Achieving Students Progress in High School

An Education Trust report follows high-achieving students through high school and discovers those from low-income backgrounds and students of color don't excel as much as their wealthier, white peers.

March 28, 2014

African-American Students Inadequately Prepared for College, Says Study

Most African American students aren't receiving the education they need to succeed in college, says a new report.

March 13, 2014

Education Community Discusses What Redesigned SAT Will Mean to Students

Some like emphasis on equity and fairness by College Board; others are awaiting test details and will be closely watching schools to see if they change to better prepare all students to be college ready.

November 11, 2013

Students' Planned Majors and Academic Interests Are Often Out of Sync

One-third of high school students who took the ACT last year indicated a college major they wanted to pursue that was not deemed a good fit with their academic interests.

September 09, 2013

ACT Profile Aims to Help Students Find Career and College Direction

A new interactive website to help high school students discover possible career and college options is launched by ACT Inc. today.

August 21, 2013

ACT Report Finds Students' College Readiness Doesn't Meet Aspirations

While 87 percent of test-takers in the class of 2013 aspired to go to college, just 26 percent met college-readiness benchmarks.

July 18, 2013

ACT Report Reveals Enrollment Trends for Test Takers

A new enrollment section of the ACT College Choice Reports shows students who score higher on the college-entrance exam are more likely to attend schools farther from their homes than those with lower achievement.

June 04, 2013

Academics Not Only Factor in College Success, ACT Report Says

Despite showing promise for college success, one in five students do not enroll or make it to their second year of college, a new ACT report finds.

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