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College 101: College Testing

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ACT® (American College Testing)

College Board

TOEFL® (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Khan Academy

Khan AcademyGet free online test preparation help from Khan Academy.   Before you can use Khan Academy, you will need to sign up for a free account, and pick a password. Your email address will be your username. Once registered you can get help with:

Full-length SAT - Download and take a real, full-length practice test. Watch videos showing step-by-step solutions to problems you missed or found challenging, and get even more practice with unreleased questions from real SATs provided by College Board. You will get personalized practice recommendations for the skills you'll need for the SAT, plus eight official practice exams from College Board.

SAT Math Practice - Lessons in: Heart of algebra; Passport to advanced mathematics; Problem solving and data analysis; Additional topics in math

Full-length SAT Reading and Writing Practice -Lessons and examples in: Reading; Writing - Passages; Writing - Grammar

Full-length SAT Tips and Strategies - About the SAT; General SAT Strategies; About the SAT Reading Test; SAT Reading Test Strategies; About the SAT Writing and Language Test; SAT Writing and Language Test Strategies; About the SAT Math Test; SAT Math Test Strategies; About the SAT Essay; SAT Essay Strategies; How to Prep for the SAT

Kitsap Regional Library

Kitsap Regional LibraryKitsap Regional Library has subscription databases that can help students prepare for the ACTPSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and TOEFL iBT tests.  Go to krl.org/research to find links to BrainFuse, Learning Express, and Gale's Testing & Education Reference Center. To access these databases, you will need your Kitsap Regional Library card 14-digit number.

BrainFuse

BrainFuse is one of the Kitsap Regional Library databases available for study and testing help.  To access, you will need your Kitsap Regional Library card 14-digit number.

BrainFuse

Before you can use BrainFuse, you will need to sign up for a free account, and pick a username and password. Once registered:

  • Click on SkillSurfer, then
  • Click on College Entrance Exam Preparation, then
  • Choose what test practice you would like to have:
    • ACT - Prep Pack, English, Mathematics, Reading, Science
    • SAT - Prep Pack, Practice Tests, Critical Reading Lessons, Mathematics Lessons, Reading Practice, Mathematics Practice, Writing and Language Practice
    • PSAT - Prep Pack, Practice Tests, Critical Reading, Math
    • TOEFL iBT - Prep Pack, Reading Practice Tests, Writing Practice Tests
  • Take a practice test, and get results instantly. If you choose, you can share them with one of the BrainFuse tutors for a targeted skills building session

LearningExpress

​LearningExpress is one of the Kitsap Regional Library databases available for study and testing help.  To access, you will need your Kitsap Regional Library card 14-digit number.

Before you can use LearningExpress, you will need to sign up for a free account, and pick a password. Your email address will be your username.  Once registered:

  • Click the Get Started button under Tests, then
  • Click College Admissions Test Preparation, then click your choice of the practice and preparation you need:
    • Prepare for Your ACT® Test - Test Preparation Tutorial; Practice Tests in English, Math, Reading, Writing; Complete Simulated Practice Tests; Test Preparation eBooks
    • Prepare for Your SAT® Test- Test Preparation Tutorial; Practice Tests in Reading, Writing and Language, Math, Essay; Complete Simulated Practice Tests; Test Preparation eBooks- Test Preparation Tutorial; Practice Tests in English, Math, Reading, Writing; Complete Simulated Practice Tests; Math Practice eBooks
    • Prepare for Your PSAT/NMSQT® Test- Practice Tests in Reading, Writing and Language, Math; Complete Simulated Practice Tests
    • Prepare for the TOEFL iBT® and IELTS™ Tests-  TOEFL iBT® Test Preparation Tutorial; Practice TOEFL iBT® Tests in Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing; TOEFL iBT® Test Preparation eBooks
    • College Admissions Essay Writing- How to Write a College Admissions Essay

Gale Testing and Education Reference Center

Gale Testing and Education Reference Center is one of the Kitsap Regional Library databases available for study and testing help.  To access, you will need your Kitsap Regional Library card 14-digit number.

Taking the ACT, SAT, or TOEFL iBT tests? Looking for information on colleges? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet your financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

         

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