Standardized Testing & Test Prep

The PSAT/NMSQT
*For Juniors (official test) and Sophomores (as a practice test); Freshman take PSAT 8/9; administered in the Fall 

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).  It is a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT®.  It also gives students a chance to enter NMSQT scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools.  

For explanation and preparation information, click below:

Prepare for the PSAT 8/9 test

Prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT Test

Information on accessing and interpreting test scores. 

The 2016 PSAT - Understanding Your Online Score Report 

 

   The Khan Academy site for PSAT practice is available for students.

   Please see your Guidance Counselor for more information.

   

 

Pre-ACT
*Practice test for Sophomores; administered in the Spring

The Pre-ACT is a practice test for the ACT.  This test aligns to the ACT 1-36 scale and gives students insight into how they would perform on the actual ACT.  The test also includes an Interest Inventory with results tailored to individual college and career information.

Information on the Pre-ACT

http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/PreACT_info.pdf

 

ACT Test Prep

http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html

 

ACT Test Prep Class 
*For Juniors Only (sophomores can request to be placed on a wait list pending availability)

The 7 week ACT Prep Class is held Monday after school beginning on February 11, 2019.

Registration forms will be available here.

 

SAT Test Prep Workshop
Offered through the Macomb Intermediate School District.

Information available here.

 

Important Test Registration and Prep Links

ACT / SAT Comparison Chart with Test Dates

 
            ACT-National test dates:

                                   http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html#dates

                                 Online registration and test prep resources: http://www.actstudent.org/

 

                 SAT/SAT II Subject Tests-  Test Dates:

                      http://sat.collegeboard.org/register/sat-us-dates

                                   Online registration and test prep resources:  

                                         http://sat.collegeboard.org/home

                                         SAT Score Convertor Chart: click here  

 

                     The Khan Academy site for SAT practice is available for students at:

                      http://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat

 

Fee Waiver Information: click here 

Test Prep Services:
College Quest Michigan: http://www.collegequestmi.com/
The Student Connection: http://thestudentconnect.com/  
The Princeton Review: http://www.princetonreview.com  
Michigan eLibrary: www.mel.org

Fabmarks (free ACT, SAT, PSAT test preparation):  www.fabmarks.com

Tutor.com  An on-demand, real time tutoring service with self study tools, available daily from 4 - 11pm. Free to library card holders in Macomb County, Troy and Harper Woods.

Individual Tutor Recommendations are available by contacting your student’s Guidance Counselor.

Print Resource:  The REAL ACT: http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/book.html