Test Preparation

NIU ACT Test Prep

The Northern Illinois University ACT Test Prep program promotes individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to best prepare themselves for the ACT test.

Program covers English, Math, Reading and Science Reasoning.

ACT Test Prep Spring 2015 Session I

Location: Graham Hall room 333

Parking: Parking is free on Saturdays

Time: 1 - 4:30 p.m.

February 7 - Pre-test
February 14 - English
February 21 - Reading and Science Reasoning
February 28 - Math
March 7 - Post-test

ACT Test Prep Spring 2015 Session II

Location: Graham Hall room 333

Parking: Parking is free on Sundays

Time: 1 - 4:30 p.m.

February 8 - Pre-test
February 15 - English
February 22 - Reading and Science Reasoning
March 1 - Math
March 8 - Post-test

Cost: $250 ($275 after January 30, 2015) which includes instruction, comprehensive workbook, practice CD-ROM, and retired ACT tests (it does not include registration to take the actual ACT test.)

Please contact: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming at 815-753-5200 or LASEP@niu.edu

National ACT Test Dates:

December 13, 2014
Registration Deadline: November 7, 2014
Late Fee Required: November 8 - 21, 2014

February 7, 2015
Registration Deadline: January 9, 2015
Late Fee Required: January 10 - 16, 2015

April 18, 2015
Registration Deadline: March 13, 2015
Late Fee Required: March 14 - 27, 2015

June 13, 2015
Registration Deadline: May 8, 2015
Late Fee Required: May 9 - 22, 2015

You can take practice tests questions and register at www.actstudent.org

The ACT includes 215 multiple-choice questions and takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete with breaks. Actual testing time is 2 hours and 55 minutes.