Marian will offer an official ACT for all juniors on Tuesday, March 30. Taking this important test in an environment where our students are most comfortable is a tremendous advantage. Below are all the details of the Marian ACT. For other questions, please contact Assistant Principal Jen Christen at

Do all juniors have to take the ACT at Marian on March 30? Yes, all juniors will take the ACT on March 30.

What do I wear? Please wear your uniform for test day.

Do I have to pay to test? Yes, the fee to take the test is $46. You will be billed through your FACTS account in March 2021. All payments will be collected by March 19.

When do I arrive? Students will report to Marian by 7:50 a.m. Testing room locations will be announced later.

When is it expected to conclude? Students will be done testing by noon. Once testing has been completed, students will resume classes. *If you are testing with extended time, please see Mrs. Trecek for beginning and ending times as those may be different.

What should I bring? Pencils, erasers and a calculator may be brought into the testing room with you.

What can I bring to leave in the quad? You may want to bring a water bottle and a snack for the break time. While you don’t have a lot of time to eat and drink, it can give you a boost of energy. Bring smart snacks like fruit or granola. You may bring your phone or smartwatch, but these must stay in the quad.

What about accommodations? If you have an accommodation plan, Mrs. Trecek will be in contact with you about testing accommodations. If you have questions, please direct them to her.

What about my score? Marian will be able to see your score, just like any ACT test. You’ll also receive this score, and you can send this score (if you desire) to colleges. This is a true ACT test.

How do I get my score sent to colleges? Prior to the test beginning, you’ll be able to enter the college information where you’d like your score sent for free. After the test, you’ll be charged the standard fee of $13 to send your score to colleges. You will do this by logging into your account on

Can I get a reduced registration fee for the ACT? If you qualify for a fee voucher for the ACT test, then the test is free. You should see your counselor if you believe this applies to you.

What about the ACT Prep classes, are those required? Yes, all juniors should register for the ACT prep classes here at Marian. They are a required part of your school day. If you miss a session, you’ll be required to make up the time by watching a video. More information will come via email.

Do the ACT Prep Classes cost?
No, Marian covers the complete cost of the prep classes. Please make sure you have registered by Feb. 22.

How do I register for the 3MT Test Prep? Students should check their email from Mrs. Christen for directions on how to sign up for the prep classes.

For other questions, please contact Jen Christen at