To optimize your standardized test results, you’ll also want to develop your own test taking strategy. It’s so important to learn how to pace yourself and manage your timing, and understand how the test is scored. To achieve your best results, try to take as many practice tests as possible.
Whether you’re planning to prepare for the college standardized tests (SAT, SAT Subject Tests and ACT) on your own, in a group class or with a tutor, be sure to take advantage of the many free tests available through the resources listed below.
- Take an official SAT practice test. College Board offers an online or printed version which you can score afterward.
- College Board offers free sample practice questions in Math, Reading and Writing for the SAT as well as questions for SAT Subject Tests.
- Sign up for The Official SAT Question of the Day and build your familiarity with the exam daily.
- Test prep companies, including Kaplan, The Princeton Review and Peterson’s offer free practice tests, both online and at their test centers. You’ll be required to register and provide your contact information to have access to the tests.
- Take an official ACT practice test, score your exam and read about helpful test taking strategies.
- Sample ACT practice questions in English, Math, Reading, Science and Writing.
- Sign up for The ACT Question of the Day.
- Register for free online and onsite practice tests with Kaplan, The Princeton Review and Peterson’s.
Build your familiarity with the tests you’ll be taking in order to increase your comfort level and confidence when test day arrives.