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Counselors' Corner: Deadline to Register for the ACT to be given on September 12
The deadline to register is Friday, August 21, 2015. Late fee applies.

Registration Deadline: August 21*

Test Date: September 12

Last chance for students to take the September ACT® test! Register today!

Did you know . . .

  • The ACT is the only college entrance exam with a September test date?the earliest testing opportunity for the school year.
  • A student's ACT score can be used for applying to ANY US college or university, including Ivy League institutions and other highly selective schools.
  • Not all colleges and universities require a writing test for admission. The ACT writing test is optional, saving students time and money.
  • The ACT test score is based on the number of correct answers, with no points deducted for guessing.

Register for the September 12 test date at The deadline to register is Friday, August 21.*

ACT offers no-cost and low-cost test prep options at

*Late fee applies. 

We recommend that seniors that wish to test again take another SAT and/or ACT in EARLY FALL of their senior year and juniors WAIT to take the ACT in April or June of their junior year.

Seniors, check the admission deadlines of each college or universoty to which you are applying to be sure all SAT and ACT Test scores will reach the offices of admissions prior to their deadlines!

Official test scores MUST be sent from the testing institutions(SAT and/or ACT) to the colleges and are not sent from high schools.


Sherilyn Calhoun
Guidance Counselor
Incarnate Word Academy High School
2910 South Alameda
Corpus Christi, Texas  78404
361-883-0857 ext. 167