Test Preparation

While some colleges do not require you to take the SAT or ACT, many still do. It is a good idea to prepare for these exams in advance, because they can have an impact on what colleges you are accepted to and the amount of merit-based financial aid you receive. Use the online tools below to learn more about the SAT and ACT, and practice taking the tests.

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The SAT is created and administered by College Board. Go to their website to learn more, register for the test and practice your skills.

>> SAT ExamPrep.com
>> INeedAPencil Free SAT Prep
>> MIT Academic Teaching Initiative: SAT Test Prep
>> SAT Fee Waivers

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ACT is another national college admissions examination accepted by most colleges and universities. You may take it in addition to, or in some cases in place of, the SAT. You can register for tests and get free test prep help on ACT's website.