Don’t forget to print your confirmation and
admission ticket page.
ACT Test Dates
(Late Fee Applies)
Sept. 10, 2011 (off campus)
Aug. 12, 2011
Aug. 26, 2011
Oct. 22, 2011
Sept. 16, 2011
Sept. 30, 2011
Dec. 10, 2011
Nov. 4, 2011
Nov. 18, 2011
Feb. 11, 2012 (off campus)
Jan. 13, 2012
Jan. 20, 2012
Apr. 14, 2012
Mar. 9, 2012
Mar. 23, 2012
June 9, 2012
May 4, 2012
May 18, 2012
The ACT now includes an optional writing
test. Jesuit students should register to take the ACT With
Writing test unless specifically advised not to by their
The ACT will be administered on
Saturday, June 9, on the JHS
campus. Jesuit students should take the ACT
With Writing test unless specifically advised not to by their
counselor. If you missed the registration deadline and want
to be eligible for stand-by testing, go to www.ACT.org and follow the instructions
to register for stand-by. Bring the completed registration
form and check for payment to the main office of the testing
location at 7:30 a.m. on the day of the test. There are no
guarantees that space will be available. Go to www.act.org for more
ACT Test Taking
Answer the right question. Often
included among the wrong answers is a correct answer to a
Look for the hidden answer. The correct
answer may be written in a way you are not expecting (.5
instead of 1/2).
Many questions also have more than one
possible solution, but only one correct answer choice is given.
There is no penalty for incorrect
answers. Students are encouraged to answer every
SAT and ACT Test Preparation Books are available in the
Counseling Center and may be checked out by Jesuit High School
A list of local test prep options can be found in the College
Planning Handbook on this website.
More Test Taking
Sign up to take a test when you are prepared
to do your best.
Take your test early enough to
report your scores [JHS recommends May of junior year]; don’t
wait until the last possible test date.
Forming a study group can provide a great support
system. Be sure to choose your group wisely. 3-6
members is best.
Make a schedule in advance, determine what material will be
covered at each meeting, and stick to it.
Set realistic goals.
Retake a test only for the right reasons – if you’ve already
reached your score goal, it may not be worth the time, money and
stress of retaking it.
Don’t get bogged down on tough questions; move along at a
Make sure you know where the your assigned test center is and
allow plenty of time to get there.
Eat a light, healthy breakfast.
Plan a fun and relaxing activity for after the test.