ACT test is one of the popular tests taken by high school students to showcase their academic achievement to gain admissions in colleges and universities in the United States. ACT test paper consists of multiple choice questions and each question has 5 answer options given. Students should pick the right answer from the given answer choices. The advantage in ACT is that there is no negative penalty for any wrong answer. This means that the points would not be deducted from the existing score for a wrong answer. This gives student’s the chance to guess any answer if they are not very sure about it. ACT test scores of a student are reliable and are kept confidential.
The 4 main sections in the ACT test paper are English, Mathematics, Reading and Science Reasoning. There is an additional Writing option as well and since some universities prefer even the Writing scores of the students, the have the opportunity of getting the score in it as well.ACT scores can be viewed in the online ACT web Account of the student. Usually most scores can be viewed online within 2 ½ weeks after every test date and to properly receive the score result, it takes within 3 to 8 weeks after every test date. However, ACT scores are released only after all the test scores are received even including the Writing test. ACT test scores allow colleges to understand the academic capability of the student and therefore help students to get into their desired college or university.