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How to Choose Between Online and Paper ACT

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert 511 replies3213 threads CC Admissions Expert
BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 2020, the ACT will be offered to high school students on paper and via computer. High schools can opt for the online ACT through state and district testing while students can opt for it on national exam dates at testing centers, in which case they will take the test on approved computers.

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Deciding whether to take the ACT online or on paper can be a difficult decision, and it is one that should be contemplated carefully. Here are three factors to consider before you opt for one testing format over the other:

- Where will you take the ACT?
- How quickly will you need your results?
- How comfortable are you with online testing?

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