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Testing Information

Recommended Timeline for Assessments:
  • Sophomores: PSAT, Practice ACT (see "Test Prep Resources" below for more information on Practice/Mock opportunities)
  • Juniors: PSAT and SAT, and ACT (Students interested in participating in the National Merit Scholarship Program must take the PSAT in the 11th grade. Visit the National Merit website for more information.)
  • Seniors: SAT and/or ACT (take last exams by December for college consideration!)
FREE Resources for SAT/ACT test preparation: 
Chegg Test Prep FREE online resources:

- SAT Test Prep: http://www.chegg.com/test-prep/sat

- ACT Test Prep: http://www.chegg.com/test-prep/act


Khan Academy FREE online resources: https://www.khanacademy.org


Local Options for Test Prep (Check back regularly for updates!)
Blue Train Tutoring:  www.bluetraintutoring.com
Kaplan Practice Tests:  www.kaptest.com

Kaplan is offering a Free SAT vs. ACT Combo Test.  Their online combo test allows you to try sections from both tests and receive a score for each test, so you can decide which test to take.  Visit www.kaptest.com/practicetestweekend to sign up.

Princeton Review:  www.princetonreview.com 
Revolution Prep
FREE online practice SAT or ACT exams. Sign up here - 


Group Class information and sign-up - see flyer attached

Study Hut Tutoring:  www.studyhut.com 

Catalyst Prep: This summer Catalyst Prep's founder, Jared Friedland, will be offering a special online prep course for students looking to learn SAT and ACT strategies. The class will run from July 10th - July 31st or August 7th-August 23rd. Each course consists of 8 three-hour content and strategy sessions. The course costs $399 per student. See flyer attached for more details & sign-up information.