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ACT TEST PREP

 

1.       ACT: Go to www.actstudent.org and look at their test prep help online (some are free).

 

2.       Chegg Test Prep: a free awesome test prep that gives you detailed explanations and helps identify your weaknesses/strengths.  Has a lot of great features! ACT and SAT!  http://www.chegg.com/test-prep/act

 

3.       Hennepin County Library:

                To access FREE ACT/SAT/PSAT/AP practice tests, you must have library card (which is free).

o   Go to www.hclib.org

o   Click on the “Reference and Research” tab at the top of the page

o   Click on “Databases A-Z”

o   Scroll down to “Learning Express Library”

o   Enter your barcode from your HC Library card

o    Register (enter username and password)

o   A page will pull up with all kinds of practice exams.

o   Click on an exam, and follow directions.

 

4.       Princeton Review in Minneapolis offers FREE Practice ACT/SAT Test.  For details or to sign up, go to http://www.princetonreview.com/offer/free-practice-tests#!Test-ACT

 

5.       PrepFactory is a completely FREE ACT prep site (recently showcased on FreeTech4Teachers & being used by more than several hundred other schools). www.prepfactory.com/invite

 

6.       KhanAcademy is a site that provides free math and science prep.  To use it, go to www.khanacademy.org and click on SUBJECTS on the top left.  You do not need to sign up for an account.

 

7.       Best ACT Prep is a site that provides some free tips and lessons.  www.bestactprep.org

 

ACCUPLACER TEST & PREP

 

Seniors: if you’re thinking about attending a two-year college in MN, you will be required* to take the Accuplacer, a placement test that will determine whether or not you can take college-level courses at your intended two-year college. 

 

Here are FREE ways to prepare for the Accuplacer:

·         College Board:  https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/students

·         Sample Questions:  North Hennepin Community College has a great sample question packet with great resources-- http://nhcc.edu/student-resources/testing-center/placement-testing

·         Khan Acacdmey:  https://www.khanacademy.org/ (click on the SUBJECT tab on the top left side, and click on the MATH)

·         Study Guide Zone:  http://www.studyguidezone.com/accuplacertest.htm

·         Test Prep Review:  http://www.testprepreview.com/accuplacer_practice.htm

·         Math Accuplacer Review:  http://www.anokaramsey.edu/en/resources/Success/TutoringSrvcs/MathAdvising/Math%20Accuplacer%20Resources

 

*If you took PSEO college level courses in English or Math OR received a certain score on the ACT test in Math, English, and/or Reading, you may be eligible for a waiver (meaning you don’t have to take parts of the Accuplacer).  To find out if you do qualify, check the college website or come see Ms. Nou.