act prep brochure by HC120929091255


									                                                There are at least four good
                                                 reasons to take the ACT:

                                             1. The ACT is universally accepted for college
                                             admission in the U.S. All 4-year colleges and
                                             universities in the U.S., including the Ivy
                                             League schools, accept the ACT.

                                             2. The ACT multiple-choice tests are
                                             curriculum based. The ACT is not an aptitude
           What is the                       or an IQ test. Instead, the questions on the
                                             ACT are directly related to what you have

             ACT?                            learned in your high school courses in English,

                                                                                                 ACT Test Prep
                                             mathematics, reading, and science. Because
                                             the ACT tests are based on what is taught in
                                             the high school curriculum, students are

                                             generally more comfortable with the ACT than
                                             they are with traditional aptitude tests or tests
The ACT is a national college admissions     with narrower content.

examination that consists of subject area    3. The ACT is more than a test. In addition to
                                             the tests, the ACT also provides test takers
                 tests in:                   with a unique Interest Inventory that provides
                                             valuable information for career and
      English         Mathematics            educational planning and a student profile
                                             section that provides a comprehensive profile
       Reading         Science               of your work in high school and your future

                                               4. The ACT is a good value. As a private,                  DO Your BEST!
                                             not-for-profit organization governed by                   IMPROVE YOUR SCORE!
 The ACT Plus Writing includes the four      educators, ACT is committed to providing
                                             services at the lowest possible cost.
                                                                                                          Sign up today!
   subject area tests plus a 30-minute
                                             Accordingly, the ACT provides a
  Writing Test. All 4-year colleges and      comprehensive package of educational
                                             assessment and career planning services for
   universities in the U.S accept ACT        college-bound students at a modest fee that is
results. The ACT includes 215 multiple-      lower than the fee for the competing
                                             admissions test.
       choice questions and takes
approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to
complete, including a short break (or just
over four hours if you are taking the ACT      HAMPTON-DUMONT HIGH SCHOOL
                                                          101 12th Ave. NW
  Plus Writing). Actual testing time is 2                 Hampton, IA 50441
hours and 55 minutes (plus 30 minutes if
  you are taking the ACT Plus Writing).                   Fax: 641-456-4569
                                                                          ACT Test Prep Sessions                                    ACT Registration Form
                   ACT Test                                                                                                      Name _______________________________

                                                                 WHO: Any students interested in preparing to
                                                                                       take t he ACT Test.                       Grade (circle) 9        10       11         12

                                                                 WHAT: 4 focused ACT Test preparation                            Current H.S. GPA _____________________
Basic registration fee (per test option)                                                                                         Taken the ACT Test before?       Yes        No
                                                                 WHERE: Hampton-Dumont H.S.
ACT (No Writing) $31.00                                                 (Hard Drive Café)                                        Date ___________________
Includes reports for you, your high school (if you authorize
reporting), and up to four college choices (if valid codes are   WHEN:                                                           TO DO:
provided when you register).                                                  March 24-Kris Peterson (Reading)
ACT Plus Writing $46.00                                                       March 26-Steve Huling (Science)                        Register to take the ACT test online
Includes reports for you, your high school (if you authorize                  March 31-Raelene Borcherding(English)                    or with your high school guidance
reporting), and up to four college choices (if valid codes are                April 2-Dan Aalbers (Math)                               counselor.
provided when you register). The $15.00 Writing Test fee is
refundable, on written request, if you are absent on test day    WHY: Improve composite ACT performance.
or switch to the ACT (No Writing) before you begin testing.
                                                                                                                                     Mark your calendar for the 4 ACT
                                                                                                                                       Test Preparation sessions.
                                                                 COST: $20.00/student
Test Date                 Registration Deadline
                                                                 SESSION AGENDA:                                                     Send this registration form and
September 13, 2008*             August 12, 2008                        6:30-7:30 Tips for test taking/ Practice                        $20.00 to Hampton-Dumont High
October 25, 2008                September 22, 2008                     7:30-8:30 Practice test                                         School. The deadline is March 15 .
                                                                       8:30-9:30 Check test. Analyze answers                           This fee covers the cost of the 4
December 13, 2008               November 7, 2008
                                                                                                                                       ACT Test Preparation sessions
February 7, 2009**              January 6, 2009                  ACT Testing Date:                           Saturday, April 4         (Address below).
April 4, 2009                   February 27, 2009
                                                                                                                                     Bring 2 pencils and a notebook to
June 13, 2009                   May 8, 2009                                                                                            the ACT Test Preparation sessions.
                                                                                                                Prepare and
                                                                                                                do your best
ACT research shows that of the students who took                                                                 on the ACT      Signature ____________________________
the ACT more than once:
                                                                                                                                          Date _________________
   * 55% increased their Composite score
                                                                                                                                            HAMPTON-DUMONT HIGH
   * 22% had no change in their Composite score                                                                                             SCHOOL
                                                                                                                                            101 12th Ave. NW
                                                                              Qui ckTim e™ and a
                                                                    TIFF (Unc ompressed) dec ompress or
                                                                       are needed to s ee thi s pi c ture.
                                                                                                                                            Hampton, IA 50441
   * 23% decreased their Composite score                                                                                                    Phone: 641-456-4893
                                                                                                                                            Fax: 641-456-4569

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