Test Prep Resources

Introducing ACT Rapid Review: Affordable live and on-demand test prep

Students now have more online learning resources to help them increase their academic readiness with the introduction of ACT® Rapid Review™ by Kaplan. ACT Rapid Review by Kaplan is a suite of products offering all the benefits of livestreaming instruction and a comprehensive video library. Students can drop into a live virtual classroom or watch recorded video sessions, all taught by expert instructors. ACT Rapid Review offers three options to fit students’ unique needs and learning styles: ACT® Rapid Review™ Live provides the last-minute content focus students need to be ready on test day, with access to a virtual classroom and live teaching from expert instructors. ACT® Rapid Review™ On Demand features a video archive where students can access a library of top-quality recorded instructio...

UPDATE: Students in China can practice taking the ACT test before the December test date

Students in China will get a chance to practice taking the ACT® university admissions exam by taking an ACT mock test!   This opportunity will be available in five cities on 1 December, and the deadline to sign up is 25 November!. Use the registration link below to participate.   ACT CBT Mock Testing—China Date: 1 December Locations: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Nanjing, and Hefei Registration link: https://eztest.org/student/enroll/753/#/ Telephone: 0086-13671713546 Click here for more information about ACT mock testing.

Infographic: 12 ways to reduce test anxiety

It’s normal for students to be nervous about taking a university entrance exam. After all, it represents their first big step toward university and their desired careers. That’s why we have included a helpful infographic with 12 tips to reduce test anxiety. Some are as simple as keeping a positive attitude, while also remembering the tools that are built into the computer-based test format to help students narrow down answer choices and focus on important text. Click here to download the infographic.

ACT Rapid Review: Live, online, just-in-time test prep

Students can get some affordable, last-minute test prep for the October ACT® test with ACT Rapid Review Live from Kaplan. Rapid Review features live, online instruction from ACT test experts, and students can learn tips and strategies for mastering math, science, English, reading, or all four areas. Courses are offered at introductory or advanced instruction levels. Lessons are being offered now until 25 October–just in time for the 26-27 October ACT test dates! Individual classes take approximately 2.5 hours to complete and are offered from $25 for a single course to $75 for an all-access pass. Click here to sign up for a Rapid Review course! If you have not registered for the October ACT test, click here to sign up before the 19 October deadline!

Four easy ways to prepare for the ACT test

Preparing to take the ACT® test doesn’t have to be an overwhelming endeavor. There are many ways to prepare. Here are four easy steps you can take to prepare for test day. TAKE A PRACTICE TEST—Taking a free practice ACT test helps you familiarize yourself with the format and types of questions asked. After you take a practice test, take note of your strengths and (more importantly) identify areas where you can improve. PLAN YOUR PRACTICE AND STUDY TIME—Set aside small amounts of time devoted to studying over an extended period. Keep a calendar of your schedule, but make sure to keep it flexible for surprise homework assignments, extracurricular activities, and fun. KEEP A POSITIVE ATTITUDE—Practice positive thinking: imagine yourself sitting in the quiet test room and meeting the challenge...