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 Session I - SOLD OUT

Location: Graham Hall, Room 341

Parking: Parking is free on Saturdays

Time: Saturdays, 1-4:30 p.m.

February 6 - Pre-test
February 13 - English
February 20 - Reading and Science Reasoning
February 27 - Math
March 5 - Post-test

ACT Test Prep Spring Session II - SOLD OUT

Location: Graham Hall, Room 341

Parking: Parking is free on Sundays

Time: Sundays, 1-4:30 p.m.

February 7 - Pre-test
February 14 - English
February 21 - Reading and Science Reasoning
February 28 - Math
March 6 - Post-test

Cost: $250 ($275 after January 29) which includes instruction, comprehensive workbook, practice CD-ROM, and several 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:

February 6, 2016
Registration Deadline: January 8, 2016
Late Fee Required: January 9-15, 2016

April 9, 2016
Registration Deadline: March 4, 2016
Late Fee Required: March 5-18, 2016

June 11, 2016
Registration Deadline: May 6, 2016
Late Fee Required: May 7-20, 2016

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.