In particular the class of 2017 will want to know that tomorrow the ACT will release an upcoming scoring reversion to the old 2-12 range on the writing test. Many will be pleased.
"Beginning with the September test date, ACT no longer will report the writing test score on a 1-36 scale. Instead it will go back to reporting the writing score on a 2-12 score range. The contents of the writing test itself, an optional section of the overall ACT test, will remain unchanged."
The change in the 2015 test to 1-36 scoring caused more confusion than it was evidently worth. In the fall I will be able to help any students who want to compare their 1-36 score to the 2-12 scoring.
Read the article here.