College Entrance Exams
ACT Test Registration
SAT Registration (College Board)
Placement Tests for CSU - If you plan on attending a CSU campus, you may have to take the English Placement Test (EPT) and the Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) exam during the spring semester of your senior year. This site will help determine if you are exempt from the test due to test scores or other criteria. If you need to take either test, this site will allow you to register at the nearest CSU and take the test there then transfer your results to the CSU you will be attending.
TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language. See Mr. Nystrom if you think you need to take this.
Khan Academy - Free SAT prep you can link with your PSAT results. Students can download and take a full-length SAT and also practice questions from all three sections of the test.
Kaplan - Another prominent test prep company. They also offer free and fee-based prep in a variety of formats.
Princeton Review - Free and fee-based test prep. They offer private tutoring, small group classes, online instruction, and more.
The Study Hall - Private tutoring and test prep
SAT and ACT Test Preparation Tips and Resources - Additional information and tips
General Study Skills and Writing Tips
Study Skills Information - Information on note taking, your study environment, and more
Guide for Writing Research Papers - Tips on outlines, formatting, citations, etc.
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant - Writing guidance including organization, punctuation, and editing
Success in Mathematics - Tips on how to study mathematics, how to approach problem-solving, how to study for and take tests, and when and how to get help
Overcoming Test Anxiety - Advice for preparing for tests and reducing text anxiety
Test Optional Colleges - This is a list of colleges that deemphasize the weight of standardized tests in their admissions decisions.
ACT vs. SAT - Although we suggest taking each test once, many students find that they prefer one over the other. This link provides some insight into the differences between the ACT and SAT. Also, check out the quiz at the bottom of the page to help you decide which is best for you.