ACT Prep for College-Bound Students:
ACT resources by AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org
This document contains a quick summary of the format of the test itself.
Use your EXPLORE and PLAN results to begin preparing for the ACT:
This document shows side-by-side comparison of the format of EXPLORE, PLAN, and ACT.
Since 8th graders and sophomores have recent EXPLORE and PLAN scores/data, these tables help them see the
similarities to begin preparing for the ACT.
ACT Test Booklet and Answers Order form:
ACT College Readiness Benchmarks:
Here are the benchmarks and which sections students have
met/not met the indicator for college success.
Using your ACT Results:
This document contains a good breakdown for students and parents on how to use results
Students can order their test booklet and answers from the
national December, April, or June test in order to identify and to reflect on areas that need further review. If students did not request it when they
registered to take it, they can request it afterwards with this form.
(Scroll down to “Test Information Release Form”)
Every student has access to Naviance TestPrep online test preparation resources for the ACT, PSAT and SAT via their technology fee. Naviance TestPrep features a full length diagnostic test which will tailor a study plan based on areas of strength and weakness as well as six additional full length practice tests.
Login: Student’s GMSD email
Password: see guidance counselor if you do not know.
ACT Tips from Houston High Students
ACT Student Tips
Average ACT Scores for Admission to Area Colleges:
Internet Resources for ACT Preparation: