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  ACT, Inc. : A Student Site for ACT Test Takers
ACT, Inc. : A Student Site for ACT Test Takers
Rescheduled test centers for the June 9, 2007, test date
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 Encyclopedia: Test Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The earliest imposition of this test was by the Corporation Act of 1661 requiring that, besides taking the Oath of Supremacy, all members of corporations were within one year after election to receive the sacrament of the Lord's Supper according to the rites of the Church of England.
Test Acts are banned in the United States by Article VI of the Constitution.
Test Act, 1673, English statute that excluded from public office (both military and civil) all those who refused to take the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, who refused to receive the communion according to the rites of the Church of England, or who refused to renounce belief in the Roman Catholic doctrine of transubstantiation.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Test-Act   (1339 words)

  
 Test Act: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The several Test Acts were a series of English penal laws that imposed various civil disabilities on Roman Catholic (The Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy) s and nonconformists.
This act was followed by the Test Act of 1673.
The oath for the Test Act of 1673 was:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/te/test_act.htm   (178 words)

  
 ACT: The Test
The ACT test is used to monitor the effect of high dose heparin before, during, and shortly after surgeries that require intense anticoagulation measures.
The ACT is sometimes used, along with the prothrombin time (PT) to help determine whether a bleeding episode is due to excessive anticoagulation or to a depletion in clotting factors (proteins that are used up in the clotting process — they can be replaced by giving the patient fresh frozen plasma).
The ACT is measured in seconds: the higher it is the higher the degree of clotting inhibition.
www.labtestsonline.org /understanding/analytes/act/test.html   (580 words)

  
 ACT Test   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The ACT Assessment, commonly referred to as the ACT, is standardized, multiple-choice, college admission exam.
ACT scores are also frequently used for course placement and scholarship eligibility.
Students have traditionally taken the ACT in the spring of their junior year and, if necessary, again in the fall of their senior year.
www.lamar.k12.mo.us /counsel/tests.htm   (350 words)

  
 The ACT: Biased, Inaccurate, Coachable, Misused   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ACT scores are directly related to family income: the richer students' parents are, the higher are average scores.
ACT has performed few studies of score differences in its test, making it difficult to pinpoint the sources of the score gaps.
ACT has the responsibility and the power to protect students from testing abuse by refusing to send scores to colleges, scholarship agencies, and educational systems which misuse their product.
www.fairtest.org /facts/act.html   (1404 words)

  
 Standardized Tests - SAT Test, ACT Test, GRE Test for International Students - Preparation, Prepare
The ACT is a test to determine a high school graduate’s preparation for college-level work.
The ACT is a test based on courses you have studied; it is not an IQ (intelligence) test.
The GRE General Test measures verbal, quantitative, and analytical skills acquired over time and that are not related to any specific field of study.
www.foreignborn.com /study_in_us/4-standard_tests.htm   (565 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Test Act Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This act was followed by the Test Act of 1672 (25 Charles II.
Hales (II State Trials, Ii66), an action for penalties under the Test Act brought against an officer in the army, the judges decided in favour of the dispensing power-a power finally abolished by the Bill of Rights.
This general repeal has been followed by the special repeal of the Corporation Act by the Promissory Oaths Act 1871, of the Test Act by the Statute Law Revision Act 1863, and of the act of 1678 by an act of 1866 (29 & 30 Victoria c.
www.ipedia.com /test_act.html   (687 words)

  
 ACT Test Prep   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ACT test scores are a major factor in the college application process.
The ACT tests cover algebra and functions, geometry and measurement, number and operations and data analysis, statistics, and probability.
All ACT Prep classes are held at Zurn Science Center in downtown Erie.
www.cim.gannon.edu /Descriptions/TestPrep/BZ485.htm   (442 words)

  
 Which Test: SAT or ACT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT are designed to allow college admissions officers to judge all students by a common measurement.
On the test, you will have 2 hours and 55 minutes to complete a variety of multiple choice questions divided into four sections – one for each tested subject area.
Until recently, the ACT was required by colleges in the Midwest, while the SAT was the test of choice for schools in the Northeast and on both coasts.
www.baycongroup.com /education/ed_satact.htm   (508 words)

  
 The ACT
The ACT (American College Testing Assessment) is one of the two major standardized college entrance tests taken in the United States today, (the SAT I is the other).
The questions on the ACT are related directly to the material students have learned in high school.
ACT Tests are administered at high schools and test centers nationwide.
www.a2zcolleges.com /exams/act.htm   (827 words)

  
 ACT > University of Louisville
The National ACT exam is accepted at ANY institution who requires the ACT exam for Admissions.
ACT Residual testing is designed for those U of L students who are enrolled, have been admitted, or are in the process of applying to U of L and have not yet taken the National ACT.
The Residual ACT exam is ONLY accepted at the institution in which you have taken the exam.
www.louisville.edu /student/services/testing/act.html   (476 words)

  
 SAT Test Preparation Tips and Advice
Their practice material and tests will most closely simulate the types of questions you will see when you sit for the exam.
Test writers are well aware of this tendency and are happy to exploit it.
We strongly encourage you to take practice tests that use actual questions from previous exams, as we have detected a material difference in the quality of the test questions prepared by the test writers and those written by the test prep companies.
www.admissionsconsultants.com /college/sat.asp   (1035 words)

  
 Test Act --¬† Britannica Concise Encyclopedia¬†- The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Act passed by the British Parliament that required holders of civil and military offices to profess the established religion and to receive Holy Communion according to the rites of the Church of England.
The act was an attempt to deal with major questions that had arisen during the attempt to make the French colony of Canada a province of the British Empire in North America.
The tests assume that people differ in their special abilities and that these differences can be useful in predicting future achievements.
www.britannica.com /ebc/article-9380505   (999 words)

  
 SAT, ACT & GRE test prep analysis reveals poor study habits
Loken's co-authors are Filip Radlinski, graduate student at Cornell University; Dr. Vincent H. Crespi, Penn State professor of physics; Dr. Josh Millet, president of www.number2.com, a division of XAP Corp., and Lesleigh Cushing, assistant professor of philosophy and religion, Colgate University.
The ACT is the only test that includes science questions but only 20 percent of ACT-takers practiced for the science section.
He adds that some of the improvement in scores that commercial test preparers tout in their advertising may be due simply to encouraging the students to start earlier and practice a broader selection of questions.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2004-08/ps-sa081004.php   (526 words)

  
 Learning Disabilities OnLine: LD In-Depth: SAT and ACT accommodations for students with learning disabilities 1999-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Although disagreements remain on what constitutes a reasonable test accommodation, and therefore, each case must be evaluated on its own merits, major testing agencies have set forth guidelines and policies on the provision of test adjustments for students with LD.
The Application for ACT Assessment Extended-Time National Testing must be signed by both the student or parent (if the student is under 18 years of age) and a school official.
The test administrator will typically be from the high school of the student, although several criteria must be met (e.g., experienced in measurement).
www.ldonline.org /ld_indepth/transition/hishinuma_actsat.html   (1446 words)

  
 Resources to help students practice skills needed on the ACT or SAT
ACT Companion Tutor - You are required to sign up but it is free.
Kaplan's ACT at a Glance offers strategy sessions and practice on each of the four sections of the ACT, as well as the chance to take a free practice ACT.
Test Prep Review is a free service of a group of educators.
www.internet4classrooms.com /act_sat.htm   (596 words)

  
 Oklahoma ACT Test Results
Student demographic data for the Class of 2005 ACT testing pool reflects the increasing diversity of Oklahoma 's school population; in fact, the number of Hispanic test-takers increased 24.2 percent compared to last year.
The ACT is just one indicator of student performance in Oklahoma and reflects the college-entrance status of 71.3 percent of graduating seniors in the Class of 2005.
Only two southern states outperformed Oklahoma on 2005 ACT composite scores: Virginia, which tested a projected 14 percent of graduating seniors and scored a 20.8, and Tennessee, which tested a projected 92 percent of graduating seniors and scored a 20.5.
www.sde.state.ok.us /test/ACT/ACTnewsrelease.html   (604 words)

  
 law.com - U.S. Drug Test Act Does Not Bar Torts
The federal scheme for the drug testing of transportation employees does not pre-empt a state common-law cause of action brought for a false positive drug test, an Eastern District of New York judge has ruled.
He claimed the test was a false positive, the result of a series of errors in handling the sample and the alteration of test results.
He also claimed that the false positive contradicted other tests on the same sample that clearly showed a lack of narcotics or adulterants in his system.
www.law.com /jsp/article.jsp?id=1069170439228   (775 words)

  
 SparkNotes: ACT: Intermediate Algebra
A few times per test, the ACT will give you two equations and ask you to determine the value of a particular variable or some other equation or expression.
Occasionally, the ACT will test your understanding of systems of linear equations by asking you to determine when two equations in a system yield an infinite number of solutions.
ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc., which neither sponsors nor endorses this product.
www.sparknotes.com /testprep/books/act/chapter10section4.rhtml   (1584 words)

  
 BBC - History - The Test Acts, Titus Oates and the Popish Plot 1673 - 1681   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In 1673, a Test Act was passed to try to help differentiate between Anglicans and Catholics.
The intention of the Act was to exclude Catholics from public office.
The plot was little more than an invention but, during the height of the furore concerning it, a second Test Act was passed which required all members of the Houses of Commons and Lords to swear the oath and make an anti-Catholic declaration.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/timelines/britain/stu_titus_oates.shtml   (358 words)

  
 ACT Test Preparation
In addition to valuable practice, you'll find out how the ACT is put together, what the questions demand, how to register, and other "official" stuff.
Updated to accurately cover the latest ACT exams, the well-known Barron's manual contains a diagnostic test, three model ACTs, reviews of all subjects covered on the exam, and, of course, strategies for improving your score.
Each test has complete explanations for all answers and provides you with a detailed analysis of your score.
www.testbooksonline.com /act/act.htm   (224 words)

  
 Testing Center - Residual ACT (American College Test) - Cameron University
The Testing Center offers the Residual ACT by appointment one day a month, usually on the second Tuesday at 1:00 p.m..
The Residual ACT can only be administered to those individuals who are enrolled at Cameron, have been admitted to Cameron, or are in the process of applying for admission to Cameron.
Test takers may bring a calculator to use on the math portion of the exam.
www.cameron.edu /testing/residualact.html   (217 words)

  
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The ACT Profile is based on statistical research completed over the past twenty years with over one million professionals in organizations that include United Parcel Service, Walt Disney World Attractions, Silicon Graphics, Gannett Publishing, Consumer's Union, Citibank, and British Airways.
Organizations use personality assessments like the ACT Profile to help employees develop their skills in self-management, leadership, teamwork, communications, and conflict management.
The Assessment of Character Traits Profile (ACT Profile) was developed to help you gain a greater understanding of your personality and behavior styles.
psychologytoday.psychtests.com /tests/act_access.html   (216 words)

  
 Fawcette.com - Stress-Test Web Forms and Services With ACT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ACT is a Web application and service-capacity planning tool included with Visual Studio.NET's Enterprise Developer and Architect editions.
I was particularly interested in using ACT to measure the benefits of caching my site's static ASP.NET pages and the most popular requests from dynamic pages.
In the Test Properties dialog, type the name of the test, click on Next and Finish to dismiss the Wizard, and click on the test name item under the Tests node to display the VBScript code for the test (see Figure 1 and Listing 1).
www.fawcette.com /xmlmag/2002_06/online/webservices_rjennings_06_27_02   (509 words)

  
 DesMoinesRegister.com
The ACT is a scholastic aptitude test created by ACT, Inc., which is based in Iowa City.
Aptitude tests, such as the ACT and SAT, are not meant to be IQ tests but a tool for colleges to compare students.
That test brings the total length of the ACT to a whopping 31/2 hours - a daunting task, especially considering the importance of the exam.
desmoinesregister.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050503/LIFE04/505030390/1044   (1071 words)

  
 The ACT | The Princeton Review
Most colleges accept the ACT in lieu of the SAT.
One great advantage is that you can take the test several times and choose which score to submit.
In February 2005 an optional essay was added to the ACT.
www.princetonreview.com /college/testprep/testprep.asp?TPRPAGE=2&TYPE=ACT   (60 words)

  
 The Catholic Test
The first Test Act (1673) insisted that all civil and military officers of the crown take the oaths of supremacy, allegiance, and non resistance, and formally renounce the Catholic doctrine of transubstantiation.
Its provisions were later extended by the second Test Act (1678) to all members of both houses of Parliament.
The Test Act was, according to G.M. Trevelyan, regarded by the Church of England as "the very ark of the Covenant," and the repeal of the law was not accomplished until an extraordinary political crisis launched the reform of many British institutions in 1828.
www.weeklystandard.com /Content/Public/Articles/000/000/002/956qpnnx.asp   (421 words)

  
 ACT test prep and practice tests from Barrons
Full ACT practice tests are scored so you can see right away how you would score on the actual ACT exam.
You can study our ACT test tips and multiple word lists but most importantly, you can take ACT practice tests and receive immediate feedback via our online grading system and explanations of the exam answers.
When you subscribe to ACT prep help from Barron's, you can click on "Test Tips" from the main site menu and be taken to seven different areas that you can study.
www.barronstestprep.com /ACT/home.html   (751 words)

  
 The ACT Test   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
test assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.
The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skill in planning and writing a short essay.
Counselors, use our order form to request selected ACT materials.
www.act.org /aap   (72 words)

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