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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

 

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

 

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

 

StudyBlue online flashcard may help students learn faster and improve outcomes. Flashcards have long been an effective tool for learning and now that StudyBlue is FREE, students can easily create, share and study flashcards for any subject without a monthly subscription.  You can learn more about us here: http://www.studyblue.com/

 

Local Options for Test Prep (Check back regularly for updates!)
 
Air Tutors

www.airtutors.org

Contact: Hasan Ali at hasan@airtutors.org 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 - Test Prep and Tutoring Services

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Catalyst Test Prep:  www.CatalystPrep.com
 
Compass Prep:  www.compassprep.com  
Compass offers complimentary proctored practice tests for students in Southern California.  Locations include the Manhattan Beach Library, Peninsula Center Library, and in Beverly Hills at the Compass Office.  Please see details at https://downloads.compassprep.com/socal-practice-test-flyer.pdf or call 800-925-1250.
 
Kaplan Practice Tests:  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 Tests and Seminar; Free College Essay and Personal Statement Seminar.  PJ's will continue to offer free tests via Zoom until it's safe to get back in the classroom. For test dates, registration, and to reserve a spot please see details attached at the bottom of this page or go to: www.pjtestprep.com/rsvp

 

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 PrepRevolution Prep is offering practice college admissions exams while remaining safely at home.  A proctored practice exam is the best way to get a real-time snapshot of testing performance in order to create a testing plan and timeline.  www.revolutionprep.com

Revolution Prep is offering $200 Gift Cards for Mira Costa Families -Mira Costa families can get their digital gift cards easily by going to https://www.revolutionprep.com/partners/61/ before June 30th. Families will have the option to activate the digital gift card and apply it to various programs, including academic tutoring or test preparation. Please see flyer below.

 

Study Hut Tutoring:  www.studyhut.com   

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.