Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
TIps for the ACT
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 6, 2015) — Juniors in the state’s public high schools will take the ACT on March 3.
These tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may
Read, read, read. Most of the ACT is based on reading. The more you read,
the better you’ll do.
Take advantage of any free ACT prep courses offered by your school or by
local colleges and libraries.
Take practice tests online or buy practice tests for use at home.
Familiarize yourself with the sections and directions.
Get plenty of rest the night before, and eat a good breakfast that
Remember to take No. 2 pencils and a calculator if your school doesn’t
Students should remember to put their Social Security number on the
ACT so KHEAA will know if they qualify for a bonus award through the Kentucky
Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) program.
is the state agency that promotes college awareness, provides free college
planning materials and administers state student aid programs, including KEES.
learn how to plan and prepare for higher education, go to www.gotocollege.ky.gov. For more
information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit www.kheaa.com; write
KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call (800) 928-8926, ext. 6-7372.