2012 ACT Test Dates

Checklist for Taking the ACT in 2012

If you are planning to attempt the ACT, then you will be happy to hear that the 2012 ACT test dates have been declared. 2012 ACT test dates have been announced along with their registration deadline dates and the late registration dates. For the candidates belonging to the Canada, U.S. and U.S. territories, there are six options available for the 2012 ACT test dates. The candidates appearing from other countries can try their luck with the five options available for the 2012 ACT test dates.





Checklist for Taking the ACT in 2012

  • Purpose of taking the ACT- While selecting 2012 ACT test dates, you should be aware of the purpose of attempting the ACT. If you are in the junior year of high school and want to attempt the ACT, an ACT test date coming in the month of April or June is appropriate. But, if you are a senior and want to attempt the ACT for getting selected to a college, then you need to take an early ACT test date. An ACT test date coming in the month of September will suit you, as this gives you an opportunity to retake the ACT, if needed. Attempting the ACT early ensures that your ACT scores are ready in time for being sent to different colleges. You must be aware of the various score requirements and application deadlines applicable for the various colleges to which you wish to apply. This must be kept in mind while selecting an ACT test date.

  • No commitments- While taking the ACT 2012 select a test date on which you will be able to attempt the ACT without the burden of any commitments. The commitments can be of any sort, it can be personal, related to the family or friends. So, while selecting a 2012 ACT test date, think about the various situations that can arise which will need your presence. Try to think ahead and select a test date when you will be able to attempt the ACT without facing any disturbances.

  • Climatic conditions- There are six 2012 ACT test dates available which come in six separate months having different climatic conditions. If you are a person who becomes ill, because of the slightest change in the weather, you must select an ACT test date which comes in a month that has little or no climatic change. If you become sick and are not able to attempt the ACT, then the preparations that you had done for several months will be a waste. Some test centers also provide an alternate test date when there is a severe climatic change, especially in the winters.

  • Enough time for learning- When you select an ACT test date, you should go for a date that provides you with enough time for preparation. You should be aware of the various 2012 ACT test dates that are available and opt for the one that provides maximum preparation time. When you are prepared well, you can attempt the ACT with confidence.

  • Saturday testing- if you are a religious person and cannot test on a Saturday as all the 2012 ACT test dates come on a Saturday, you need to request for Arranged Testing. This facility provides you with a non-Saturday test center where you can attempt the ACT.

  • Vacation time- If you are comfortable studying during your vacations, then select a test date that comes immediately after the vacations. Studying during vacations has its own advantages and disadvantages. If you want to concentrate towards your ACT preparation without being disturbed by the various school assignments, then this study schedule is the one for you.

The 2012 ACT test dates for Canada, U.S. and U.S. Territories are scheduled for September 8, October 27, December 8 (2012), February 9, April 13 and June 8(2013). For more information regarding 2012 ACT test dates you can visit the link:
http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html.

When you have decided upon an ACT test date from the list of 2012 ACT test dates, you must complete the registration process early, so as to avoid last minute confusions. An early registration also ensures that you get the desired test date and test center. When you are done with all the procedures, continue with your ACT preparation and attempt the ACT with confidence.




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