What is ACT?
The California Department of Education answers that question as follows:
The ACT test is designed to assess a high school student's general educational development and ability to complete college-level work.
How do colleges use ACT?
Many colleges use the ACT results as one factor in the admissions process. ACT, a non-profit organization, has developed the test administered in locations around the world.
This video explains ACT.
What does the test cover?