- May 31 - King Library Opens at 1:00 PM
The practice test lets you become familiar with the SAT test and the ACT test, giving you more versatility (how’s that for an SAT or ACT word?) than other students.
The test lasts about 4 hours and will be proctored by Kaplan. Half of the test will cover the SAT, and the other half will cover the ACT.
The practice test will be followed by a review session at Almaden Library which parents and students may attend on Wednesday, February 6, at 6:30 PM.
Pre-Registration is required for this practice test.
You may register by calling 1-408-808-3040 or by visiting the Information Desk at Almaden Branch Library (open Wed 11-8, Thu 10-6, Fri 10-6, Sat 10-6).
If you know anyone who might like to take the practice test, please pass this message along.
And if you can't make this live practice test, you can prep for the tests by using these free online resources provided by San José Public Library (Library Card required):
Check them out and best wishes on your testing success.
Are you prepared for SAT test on January 2012 yet? Do you want to practice SAT test (provided by KAPLAN) before you really take one? Berryessa Branch Library is going to provide a free SAT or ACT practice test with Kaplan on Saturday, January 14 at 1:00 pm. The test lasts just over 4 hours and is open to all high school students. Pre-Registration is required. Please register at Berryessa Library.
McGraw Hill's SAT 2012 by Phil Pine
This book provides a wealth of strategies and helps students prepare for the SAT. Contains 10 practice tests, 4 in the book, 4 more on CD-ROM and 2 more online -to help sharpen math, writing, and critical reading skills.
12 Practice Tests for the SAT by Kaplan, Inc.
Get ready for the SAT by taking 12 practice SAT tests. This book contains over 600 math grid-ins and multiple-choice questions, over 800 sentence completion and reading comprehension questions, answer explanations, over 500 writing multiple-choice questions, 12 essay prompts, model essays, and a self-grading guide.
The Official Study Guide for All SAT Subject Tests by The College Board
Planning to take one of the SAT Subject Exams? Then check out this substantial study guide, which contains exam tips, strategies and practice tests for all SAT subject exams.
Cracking the ACT by The Princeton Review
Cracking the ACT contains proven techniques from the test prep experts. Two full-length practice tests in the book and exclusive free access to an additional practice test online will help prepare ACT test takers.
Gruber's Complete ACT Guide 2011 by Gary R. Gruber
This is a substantial guide for students preparing for the ACT exam. Includes exam tips and strategies, suggestions for each section of the exam, a four-hour minimum study program, and three full-length practice tests.
ACT or SAT?: Choosing the Right Exam for You. by The Princeton Review
This useful book will help you decide which college entrance exam to take - the SAT or the ACT exam. Make an informed decision by learning the differences and advantages of each exam.
Attend free SAT Practice Test and Review sessions hosted by Kaplan on the following days and times:
Note: First time users will need to create an account.
Note: First time users will need to create an account. You can also access Tutor.com from your iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch by downloading Tutor.com To Go™ app.
Feel free to ask a teen librarian at your local San José Public Library Branch if you have any questions about the SAT or ACT exam preparation resources. Good luck!
ACT Test Preparation and Practice -
Students, do you know how you would score on the ACT college entrance exam? Take a free, full length practice ACT test on Saturday, August 6, at 10 a.m. proctored by the Princeton Review in the Almaden Library’s Program Room. The test will last until around 2:15 p.m. Then come back on Wednesday, August 10, at 6 p.m. to receive your personalized score report. “Act” now by signing up for the practice test at (408) 808-3040 or at the library’s Information Desk.
Prepare for the upcoming SAT and ACT Exams by checking out our latest SAT and ACT exam resources in print and electronic formats:
Peterson's Master the SAT 2011 by Phil Pine
"Master the SAT" provides a wealth of test-taking strategies and helps students prepare for the SAT with extensive reviews and nine full-length practice tests--including three on the accompanying CD--to help sharpen math, writing, and critical reading skills.
SAT 2011: Strategies, Practice, and Review by Kaplan, Inc.
Kaplan's study guide offers proven, practical tools to score higher on the SAT, including four full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations, one full-length practice test online, student group study guide, and more.
SAT Advanced: Your Only Guide to a 2400 by Kaplan, Inc.
Kaplan’s SAT Advanced is the perfect guide for students who are serious about gaining an edge on the competition and getting a perfect score on test day.
Princeton Review's Cracking the ACT by Geoff Martz
Cracking the ACT offers proven techniques from the test prep experts. Includes two full-length practice tests in the book and exclusive free access to an additional practice test online.
CliffsNotes ACT Cram Plan by William Ma
Whether you have two months, one month, or even just a week left before the exam, you can turn to the experts at CliffsNotes for a trusted and achievable cram plan to ace the ACT - without ever breaking a sweat!
ACT Strategies for Super Busy Students: 15 Simple Steps by Kaplan, Inc.
Offers test-taking strategies broken down into fifteen steps, covering english, math, reading, science and writing, and features advice on time management and a full-length practice exam with answers.
Note: First time users will need to create an account.
Feel free to ask a teen librarian at your local San Jose Public Library Branch if you have any questions about the SAT or ACT exam preparation resources. Good luck!