Students have shown that that test doses not predict the youth's ability to be ready for college, but it is a requirement. Also when you have a higher score, you are open to more scholarship opportunities. To help the youth of Chicago succeed on the ACT, the organization "Whatever It Takes" offers free ten-week ACT prep class taught by University of Chicago students. Classes are held every Saturday from 10 AM - 2 PM on their campus in the Hyde Park.
Whatever it takes also offers a free SAT preparation classes, you can go here to check out more details. Register soon, because the deadline if quickly approaching.