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Seats at ACT Test Centers: Going, Going, Gone!

By October 29, 2015 October 30th, 2015 ACT

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The good news for ACT, Inc is that their offering, the eponymous ACT, is the runaway first choice of students nationwide this year. The bad news for students is that the ACT is experiencing growing pains. Currently those symptoms are presenting as delayed scoring of the new essay for the fall test dates, which primarily affects 12th graders. In the spring, our concern is that the ACT test centers here in CA (and other areas where the SAT had historically been more popular) will run out of seats. We always encourage our 11th grade clients to finalize test dates early anyway, and this advance planning will be especially important this year.

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Registration is handled online at http://www.actstudent.org. At this blog post’s time of publication, the following sampling of test centers popular with our students in CA still had seats available:

Southern California (Greater LA/OC Area)Northern California (Greater SF/SJ Bay Area)
Blair High School (Pasadena)Berkeley High School
Calabasas High SchoolCarlmont High School (Belmont)
El Camino Real High School (Woodland Hills)CSU East Bay (Hayward)
Hamilton High School (Palms)Fremont High School (Sunnyvale)
Harvard-Westlake School (Studio City)Lincoln High School (San Jose)
Huntington Beach High SchoolMills High School (Millbrae)
Palos Verdes High SchoolMountain View Academy
Redondo Union High SchoolNovato High School
Saddleback College (Mission Viejo)Sacred Heart Prep (San Francisco)
Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana)San Francisco School of the Arts
San Francisco State University
Santa Monica CollegeSanta Teresa High School (San Jose)
University High School (West LA)Skyline High School (Oakland)
Van Nuys High SchoolTerra Linda High School (San Rafael)
Adam Ingersoll

About Adam Ingersoll

Adam began his career in test prep in 1993 while at the University of Southern California, where he was a student-athlete on the basketball team, worked in the admission office, and graduated magna cum laude. Over the last two decades he has guided thousands of families to successful experiences with standardized tests and has mentored hundreds of the industry's most sought-after tutors. Adam is known nationally as a leading expert on college admission testing and is a frequent presenter at higher ed conferences, faculty development workshops, and school seminars.

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