ACT Test Prep Resources – Daniel Boone Regional Library

ACT Test Prep Resources

Do you need help preparing for the ACT test?  We have compiled a list of resources to help you navigate this important college entrance exam.

What is the ACT?

The ACT exam is a standardized test required for admission at many colleges and universities. The exam covers four skills areas: English, mathematics, reading and science.

How much does it cost?

It costs $52 take the ACT exam; this cost increases to $68 if you are required to take the writing test as well. A fee waiver is available for low-income students; however, ACT requires that you meet with your guidance counselor to see if you qualify.

Where can I take the ACT exam?

The ACT test is offered at dozens of locations throughout Boone and Callaway counties, including most public high schools. Search online to find a testing location near you.

When will the ACT be offered?

Test Date Registration Deadline
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020
July 18, 2020 June 19, 2020

How can I prepare for the ACT exam?

  • Borrow an ACT study guide from the library.
  • Read “Preparing for the ACT” (PDF) from the ACT program.
  • Register for a free streaming webinar presented by ACT Kaplan.
  • Take free online practice exams through LearningExpress Library. Please note that you will need your library card number to login. Your PIN is your birthdate (MMDDYYYY). If you have questions or encounter difficulties logging in, please call (573) 443-3161 or (800) 324-4806.