ACT and SAT Resources

  • The ACT and SAT are given to all juniors, at no cost, during the school day each Spring. For this test date, students do not have to register for the test on their own.  For any additional testing, students have to register at the websites below and pay for the exam. Fee waivers are available for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch. Students need to drop by the Counseling Center to pick up this waiver.

    Practice ACT and SAT Tests

    Free ACT Prep

    Chegg and Kaplan
    Chegg offers free ACT prep resources, including video lessons, 1,400 practice problems, test strategies, and a full-length ACT practice test. They also offer online ACT tutors and top-selling test prep books that you can purchase. 
    Link: https://www.chegg.com/test-prep/free-resources/act
     

    ACT Academy
    ACT Academy™ is a free online test practice program designed to help you get the best score possible on the ACT test. Through video lessons, interactive practice questions, full-length practice tests, educational games, and other materials, ACT Academy provides you with a personalized study plan based on your previous scores from The ACT® test, PreACT®, Official ACT practice tests, or in platform diagnostics.

    ACT Academy features:

    • Accessible anytime/anywhere there is an internet connection
    • Both a full length ACT test option as well as ACT test sections
    • Educational games to drive mastery of content

    Link: https://academy.act.org/
     

    Free Online Study Guide
    Download a free preparation booklet with test information, complete practice tests with scoring keys, and a writing prompt.
    Link: http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/Preparing-for-the-ACT.pdf
     

    Practice on Individual Subjects
    Get an overview of the different ACT subjects: English, Math, Reading, Science and Writing. Each page covers the length of the section as well as helpful tips and tricks. Each section also has practice questions and passages.
    Link: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html
     

    Question of the Day
    Free practice questions and answers from past tests, as well as explanations and tips to help you solve each question. You also can sign up to receive a weekly email that provides each week's questions.
    Link: http://www.act.org/

     

    Free SAT Prep

    Khan Academy
    Khan Academy is free SAT practice that is personalized to you, with practice questions based on a diagnostic test or past SAT and PSAT scores. You have access to 8 official, full-length practice tests with content created with the College Board, as well as thousands of practice questions, videos, lessons, and test-taking tips and strategies. You will receive instant feedback and progress reports to let you know where you stand.
    Link: https://www.khanacademy.org/sat
     

    Daily Practice for the New SAT (iOS/Android App)
    Make practice part of your routine—any place, any time. Answer a question a day on the Daily Practice for the New SAT app and get immediate feedback. The free app makes it easy to:

    • Answer an exclusive, official reading, writing and language, or math question.
    • Reveal a hint if you’re stuck.
    • Read answer explanations and learn from your mistakes.
    • Keep at it—daily practice can only sharpen your skills.

    Features SAT question of the day, as well as Scan and Score—the ability to instantly score a practice SAT by taking a picture of the grid (through this app) to receive scores, feedback, and personalized instruction. Search for “Daily Practice for the New SAT” in your app store. 

    Downloadable (PDF) Practice Tests
    Eight official SAT practice tests are available for free, both online and on paper. Created by the makers of the SAT, each practice test has the same types of questions you'll see on test day. Four of the practice tests have even previously been given as actual SAT exams.
    Link: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/full-length-practice-tests