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ACT college test will go digital

WASHINGTON — Goodbye, No. 2 pencils. Hello, iPads­. As early as spring 2015, the ACT college admissions exam will go digital, reflecting the demand for quick results.

The tests will still have multiple-choice options for college hopefuls but will include interactive portions, such as a simulated science lab for students to conduct experiments or space for students to explain concepts in their own words.

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