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
    *Go on to College Board for FREE practice tests! 
    *Come by the CCC to check out FREE test preparation books.  ACT, SAT, AP and Subject Tests. 
    *Did you miss the Revolution Prep free webinar PSAT: Now what? This covers the steps to create a testing
       timeline, and break down the differences between the SAT and the ACT.  Watch online at the link:          
       PSAT: Now What?
    *Free Educational Resource for Mira Costa Parents - https://www.revolutionprep.com/webinars/

- Test Prep Preview.com:  https://www.testprepreview.com/act_practice.htm

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


Local Options for Test Prep and Essay Help
(Check back regularly for updates!)

Contact: Hasan Ali at [email protected] or 800-211-1986
Our tutoring experience promotes engagement that solidifies comprehension for our students. We prepare our students on REAL ACT/SAT tests, build their academic fundamentals, and then teach them the tips and tricks to succeed on each exam. We provide families an amazing level of support to quell any anxieties throughout their student's academic journey. Our tutors have wonderful personalities that build productive connections with their students to make test prep and academic tutoring fun!  Please see flyer attached below.

Blue Train - www.bluetraincollegeprep.com
Call: 310-376-0135 or Email: [email protected].

Catalyst Test Prepwww.CatalystPrep.com 

Compass Prepwww.compassprep.com  
Compass offers proctored practice tests for students in Southern California.  Locations include the Belamar Hotel Manhattan Beach, Peninsula Center Library, and in Beverly Hills at the Compass Office. For more details call 310-550-0300 or email [email protected].

Kaplan Practice Tests: https://www.kaptest.com/

LA Tutors -  www.latutors123.com
Free full-length SAT or ACT practice tests offered.
Sign up here to take one in Beverly Hills:  https://www.latutors123.com/proctored-tests/

PJ's Test Prep - www.pjtestprep.com
FREE SAT/ACT Practice Test + Seminar coming up on December 4th. Details and signups are at http://www.pjtestprep.com/Free-SAT-ACT-Test-Essay-Seminars.html
If you missed PJ's Essay Presentation, here is the YouTube link to view:  Writing a standout college essay!
PJ's also offers A.P. support and general academic tutoring.
Please see flyer at the bottom of this page.

Princeton Review- Free Tests and Webinar Sessions-  Princeton review is offering online practice tests as well as information sessions on various college related topics. https://www.princetonreview.com/

Revolution Prep 
Revolution Prep is offering free online ACT and SAT practice tests.
Starting in January, we'll be offering full-length practice tests for the Digital SAT and the Digital PSAT on our own testing platform, precisely designed to offer a testing experience that is identical to the experience of taking the actual College Board test.
Register HERE

Study Hut Tutoring
Study Hut offers free practice tests (PSAT, ACT, SAT) every other Saturday.  Testing begins at 8:00am.
Students may sign up using this link: https://studyhutconsulting.com/free-practice-tests/
or for more information email: [email protected]  or call (310) 379-1400

Sylvan of Hermosa Beach  https://locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/hermosa-beach-ca.
Tutoring and Test Prep classes are available. 310-341-3137.  Free Second Saturday SAT day- in the center every month.  Call Sylvan of Hermosa Beach's center or go to their website to schedule a free SAT or ACT Diagnostic (practice test) and consultation