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Ask the Editors: ACT Acronym Meaning

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

The Question:

I searched and found the ACT website, which is what we took in high school. However, the ACT site didn't say what ACT stands for.

The Answer:

The ACT achievement tests are taken by students to assess skills in specific subject areas. ACT stands for the American College of Testing.

-The Editors