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What is the writing portion of act?
What is the ACT Writing Test? The optional ACT Writing test consists of one essay question for which students are allowed 40 minutes to plan, write, and edit their essays. The essay prompts address contemporary issues, such as the pros and cons of living in an increasingly automated society.
What schools require the ACT with writing?
Perhaps surprisingly, most top-ranked colleges and universities do not require ACT Writing. In recent years, many top schools, including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Duke, and Brown have stopped requiring the ACT Writing test. Currently, none of the Ivy Leagues require ACT Writing.
What is the difference between the ACT with writing and without?
Skipping the ACT essay means you have more study time to dedicate to the other sections on the test. Plus, taking the ACT without writing time means your total testing period is shortened by 40 minutes.
Do colleges prefer SAT or ACT?
Most colleges require either the SAT or ACT and express no preference for either test. That said, significant percentages of students at selective colleges are submitting scores from both tests when they apply.
Is a 35 on ACT good?
With a score of 35, you are in the 99th percentile of all test takers. You have scored perfect on the ACT® and have a really good chance of being admitted to any school you choose.