What is the ACT?
ACT Test is a curriculum- and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses students' academic readiness for college. The ACT is the capstone of the ACT College and Career Readiness System.
All Akron 11th-grade students take the ACT in April. Other times are available to take the ACT and are published on the ACT website.
What is the SAT?
The SAT is a college admission test. The SAT tests knowledge and application of knowledge in the areas of reading, writing and mathematics. Most students who take the SAT do so during their junior or senior year of high school.