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Standby ACT

Quiksilver2007Quiksilver2007 Posts: 195Registered User Junior Member
edited February 2007 in ACT Preparation
Has anyone successfully/unsuccessfully done ACT standby testing? Do we know if they send extra materials for this purpose always? thanks!
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Replies to: Standby ACT

  • Mrs. FergusonMrs. Ferguson Posts: 723Registered User Member
    They do send extra materials. Standby testers are usually let in after testers who are registered for a different test date or test center and want to switch (see ACT's FAQ). So you might have a better chance of getting in if you register for a later test date and change test dates (it apparently costs the same as standby). But then if you don't get in, you've paid already and can't get a refund.
  • marissa120marissa120 Posts: 9Registered User New Member
    I've done standby a couple of times. I usually select a college or community college site. They tend to have more open seats. Neither place had the paperwork. Pick up a registration packet at your school ahead of time and fill it out. I had to race across campus, find an open building, and fill out paperwork before they started the test.
  • Mrs. FergusonMrs. Ferguson Posts: 723Registered User Member
    I assumed "extra materials" meant test books etc. You still have to bring your completed registration form like they instruct on this other FAQ.
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