Jr/Sr High Guidance

Our senior high school guidance staff works with students to determine the best courses to take to achieve all their future goals. We provide academic support for students and help them research the best colleges and career opportunities to help make their dreams come true.


The ACT exam is a national standardized exam. Colleges and scholarship bodies use the scores from this exam when determining eligibility. All students who wish to continue their education beyond high school should take this exam starting their junior year of high school. Students are responsible for registering for the exam online.

Here are the dates and registration deadlines for 2024:

April 13, 2024 – March 24th registration deadline

June 8, 2024 – May 19th registration deadline

July 13, 2024 – June 21st registration deadline

Cost (no writing): $63
Cost (with writing): $88

Students who receive free or reduced lunch may qualify for a fee waiver. Stop in the counseling office to see Mr. Ohloff for a fee waiver and/or test prep materials.

ACT Test Prep Materials

ACT has a variety of test materials to help students prepare for the exam.

  • Practice Questions
  • Tips
  • Helpful Information
  • PrepFactory
  • TutorMe
    • A free ACT prep course is now available from TutorMe. Created by ACT experts, the course features over ten hours of fully animated content. The course also contains over five hundred practice problems covering all concepts tested on the ACT.
  • Varsity Learning Tools currently provides free diagnostic tests, practice tests, flashcards, and questions of the day for the ACT.


Accupacer is an untimed, computerized test that helps your prospective college evaluate your skills and place you into appropriate courses. For most courses through Kirkwood Community College, you need to complete the reading and writing exams. You will receive your Accuplacer results immediately after completing the test, and your score report includes messages informing you what courses you should take.

Accuplacer Test Prep Materials

Be sure to prepare yourself prior for the exam with these helpful resources.

Guidance Staff

Seth Ohloff
Phone: (563) 452.3179