The guidance department is responsible for the following:

  • Curriculum Planning
  • Testing
  • College/Career Planning
  • Scholarships

ACT Resources

ACT Registration & Deadlines

Register for the ACT

Test Date Registration Date Late Registration
December 8, 2018 November 2, 2018 November 3-19, 2018
February 9, 2019 January 11, 2019 January 12-18, 2019
April 13, 2019 March 8, 2019 March 9-25, 2019
June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 4-20, 2019
July 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 June 15-24, 2019


Career and Job Information Sites

ACT Career Planning - Explore different carreer fields and their suggested college majors.

What's Next Illinois? - Create an account and explore careers, take an interest profiler, build a resume, and much, much more.

CareerNet - A very complete career directory

America's Career InfoNet

O*Net OnlineO*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Career Guide to Industries - Search different career industries and find out about earnings, working conditions, training, etc.

Interests Assessment - A service through Rutgers University. It is based on John Holland's Theory of Vocational Choice. This theory maintains that people can be loosely classified into six categories: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. Follow the directions to find our your careers of interests.

Choosing the Right College

Websites such as My College Options and Peterson's offer tools to help match your desired major with the best college.

Preparing for College

The Princeton Review and Next Step U provide information on areas such as general college knowledge, test prep, the college application process, life planning, etc.

Financial Aid Sites

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

The Student Guide to Federal Aid on the Web

What's Next Illinois? Sign up for an account....Do you want to go to college, but don't think you can afford it? Does the vast array of options for paying for college seem like a confusing puzzle?You CAN afford to go to college, and by researching your options, you can build success. Create a profile to find money for college, to find colleges, and so colleges can find students.