What is remaining the same with the new ACT Essay?

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What is remaining the same with the new ACT Essay?

It will still be optional. Most colleges will want students to take it, but not all.

It will still be a single prompt.

It will still be scored between 2 and 12.

It will still NOT impact the overall 1-36 composite ACT score, but will be reported on the general score report.

It will continue to be a test of general writing and critical thinking ability–students will not need to have any specific background knowledge to respond.

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