Resources for Parents & High School Students:
Test Prep & College Admissions Information

Test Prep & College Admissions Information

The following are some helpful links to learn more about the college admissions process and college admissions tests, including the SAT and ACT.

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Other Test Prep, Academic, and Scholarly Resources

  • The College Board

    For information about the PSAT, NMQST, SAT Reasoning Test, SAT II Subject Tests, AP, or CLEP tests, visit www.collegeboard.com.

  • ACT

    For an overview of the ACT test, visit www.act.org.

  • National Center for Educational Statistics

    For information on college admissions, test score requirements, costs, and college profiles, visit nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool.

  • Independent School Admissions Exams

    For SSAT information, visit www.ssat.org.

    For ISEE information, visit https://iseeonline.erblearn.org/

  • College Admissions Recommended Reading

    Parke Muth, and educational consultant, has put together a great list of articles about the college admissions process

  • Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

    Professionals and parents provide information to help your child succeed in school and in life.  www.smartkidswithld.org/

  Understood

   For help with essay pre-writing, writing, organizing, editing, rewriting, and publishing, visit

   https://www.understood.org

  • Essay Punch

    For help with essay pre-writing, writing, organizing, editing, rewriting, and publishing, visit www.essaypunch.com.

  • Moving With Math program by Math Teachers Press

    For information about Moving with Math, visit www.movingwithmath.com.

  • Wilson Reading System

    For information about the Wilson Reading System, visit www.wilsonlanguage.com.

  • Mostly Bright Ideas

    Mostly Bright Ideas publishes books that are friendly, funny, and filled with strategies to help build your vocabulary and improve your math and writing skills.

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