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Changes to ACT Writing

ACT Writing Changes

The ACT Writing Section is changing this Fall, starting with the September 12th, 2015 administration.  Unlike the coming changes to the SAT, which have been extensively covered in the media, this new ACT change is a bit of a surprise.   Why is it changing? The Common Core Curriculum, which has been adopted by the majority of U.S. states, calls for new writing standards.  The ACT prides itself in alignment with Common Core Standards. Colleges consistently complain that high school graduate's writing is neither complex enough nor academic enough.  The ACT wants to remain a relevant tool to help college admissions...

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