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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.

April 18, 2013

Are Students Ready for College? High School Teachers: Yes; Professors: No

More than three times as many high school teachers as college professors think their students are well prepared to succeed in college-level courses, an national ACT survey finds.

March 15, 2013

ACT Spearheads New College and Career Readiness Awards

The ACT is launching a new college and career readiness campaign and awards in seven states to honor students, community colleges, high schools, and exemplary employers.

October 02, 2012

Live Chat Today on Moving the Dial on ACT/SAT Scores

Education Week hosts a free chat today at 2 p.m. to discuss SAT and ACT score trends and efforts to improve college readiness.

September 25, 2012

Weighing SAT and ACT Scores in College Admissions

A survey of admissions officers finds 18 percent feel submitting both an ACT and SAT score gives students an advantage.

September 24, 2012

SAT Scores Show Slight Decline

The College Board releases SAT scores for Class of 2012 with two measures dropping while one remained steady.

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