Lora Leuzinger spent five hours on the ACT site Monday to get her daughter, a rising senior, registered for the college admissions test.
Previously, the family from Dublin, Ohio, registered for the test four times, she told USA TODAY. But every time, it was canceled because of the coronavirus. March, April and May tests were canceled throughout the country. ACT tests continued at some sites this summer, but many testing centers closed because of rising COVID-19 cases — a possibility that looms for fall as well.
The chaos continued this week. ACT opened registration for September and October tests Monday, but shut down its registration site shortly after opening it “due to high demand,” according to the organization’s statement, which was posted to Twitter. The testing group said it would have an update on Tuesday, only to say Tuesday morning it would have an update at noon Central Time on