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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

ACT Speed Session Want to beat your test anxiety? Want to learn to move more quickly? Come to a one of a kind Blue Train workout, where there will be no scoring or grading, only tips and drills to help you perform better. By the end of the hour and a half, students should feel more confident about letting go, moving quickly, and accessing their greatest potential under pressure. Simply RSVP to office@bluetraincollegeprep.com with your name and we will put you on the list! Limited space available. First come, first serve! For more details, click here.

Catalyst Test Prep:  www.CatalystPrep.com
Compass Prep:  www.compassprep.com  
Kaplan Practice Tests:  www.kaptest.com
LA Tutors:  www.latutors123.com

Free full-length SAT or ACT practice tests offered:  


At Costa: Saturday May 12th (ACT/SAT).  Register at http://www.latutors123.com/proctored-tests/mira-costa/ .  Tests start at 9 a.m. SHARP.  Be there at 8:45 a.m. to check-in.

In Beverly Hills:  Saturday April 21st (ACT/SAT), Saturday May 19th (ACT/SAT), Saturday June 16th (ACT/SAT)  Register at: http://www.latutors123.com/proctored-tests/.   All tests start at 9:00am SHARP.  Please see flyer attached.

After your test, you will receive a comprehensive score report and a complimentary consultation on how you can reach your test score goals.  For questions contact Karen Lee Mah at karen@latutors123.com or 424-260-3622


PJ Test Prep Summer/Fall Schedule (at www.pjtestprep.com) is now live, as is our newest list of FREE SAT/ACT Practice Tests & College Essay Seminars (at www.pjtestprep.com/rsvp)! 

Princeton Review:  www.princetonreview.com 
Free practice tests are offered locally.  Please see the attached flyer for details.

Revolution Prep


Revolution Prep introduces Homework Help! Students who enroll will get unlimited access to Revolution’s network of expert tutors to ask their homework questions in any major subject – after school, evenings and on weekends, at the times when help is needed. For Mira Costa families who enroll before April 30th, Revolution is offering a special rate of only $49/month (reg $99/month).  Use code HHMIRACOSTA for the special rate.  You can cancel at any time.

For more details, see the attached flyer or go to www.revolutionprep.com/homework to enroll.

If you have any questions, please call Revolution’s Mira Costa High School liaison, Jean Stroud, at 818-217-0951.

Revolution Prep uses only full-time professional tutors, and a live, online format for your convenience.

Private tutoring available in all academic subjects and for all tests (SAT, ACT, AP tests, Subject Tests, etc.) starting at just $99/hour with membership.  Semi-private tutoring for just $39/hour is offered for SAT and ACT prep.

For more information or to register:  Contact Jean Stroud, Revolution Prep Academic Advisor, at 818-217-0951 or jean.stroud@revolutionprep.com.


  • Free practice tests and free webinars are also available. 
  • Webinar Series: www.revolutionprep.com/webinars
  • Group Class information and sign-up - see flyer attached

Study Hut Tutoring:  www.studyhut.com