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Testing Services

ACT     GMAT     GRE     IELTS     LSAT     MCAT     PSAT & NMSQT     SAT     TOEFL     Other Useful


  1. ACT Exam - offers free practice ACT exam.
  2. ACT - administers the ACT college admissions test. Also provides other assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development.
  3. ACT Test Preparation - includes test-taking strategies, background on the content areas covered, and sample test questions. From the official ACT assessment test site.
  4. California Virtual High School - includes free SAT and ACT test preparation materials and resources for California students.
  5. ACT - offers free test prep for the ACT. Includes tutorial, vocabulary builder, and word of the day.
  6. ACT Made Easy - sells flash cards for ACT preparation.
  7. College PowerPrep - offers software for preparing for the SAT and ACT. Also offers an online classroom.
  8. In-a-Flash - sells SAT and ACT flash cards and books.
  9. - test preparation for SAT and ACT.
  10. Kaplan Test Prep: ACT - offers classroom training, online courses, or tutoring. Also find ACT training books and software.
  11. Peterson's Test Preparation - ACT - publishes ACT test preparation books. Site includes tips, sample questions, and an online test.
  12. Prep USA - offers online preparation for the SAT, ACT, and PSAT.
  13. The Princeton Review: Raise Your ACT Score - offers classroom and online courses as well as private tutoring.
  14. US CollegePrep - offers online preparation courses for the PSAT, SAT, and ACT.



  1. Graduate Management Admission Council - features online GMAT registration, as well as the GMAT Pathfinder, a database of business schools worldwide.
  2. GMAT- offers preparation software, online books, and tutoring.
  3. Crack-GMAT - offers downloadable tutorials and tests, including a free, full-length test with score comparison.
  4. Educational Training Services - offers goal-driven, skill-enhancing GMAT preparation programs.
  5. GMAT Buster - contains practice questions, sample tests, preparation tips, and registration information.
  6. GMAT MBA Prep- offers sample GMATs and MBA consulting.
  7. GMAT Resource - offers GMAT test and preparation information from someone who's been there.
  8. - offers practice drills, math and verbal reviews, and free online tests and analysis.
  9. Kaplan: GMAT - offers online and classroom courses and services. Site includes test information and a practice lab.
  10. MBA Exchange, The - offers one-to-one admissions consulting for applicants to MBA programs.
  11. VERITAS - intensive GMAT test preparation course, weekend review, and private tutoring.



  1. GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) - official site maintained by Educational Testing Service (ETS). Includes test dates and sample questions.
  2. GRE General Vocabulary - list of practice vocabulary words and definitions.
  3. GRE Guide - describes sections of the test and offers strategies for various aspects of college admission.
  4. GRE Pointers - directory of annotated GRE resource links.
  5. GRE Test Preparation Practice Exercises - helps students hone their verbal, analytical writing, and quantitative skills to maximize their score on the GRE.
  6. GRE WordList - alphabetical list of common GRE words; includes definitions and a search function.
  7. GRE - offers free test prep for the GRE. Includes tutorial, vocabulary builder, and word of the day.
  8. Teach Yourself the GRE in 24 Hours - online GRE test preparation from Arco test prep guides. Includes sample tests, tips, study plans, and more.
  9. GRE - includes an online prep guide, course, downloadable tests, and more.
  10. Crack GRE Test Prep - offers downloadable sample tests and study guides.
  11. GRE Diagnostic Service - provides feedback on performance using the skills measured by the GRE General Test.
  12. Kaplan Test Prep - GRE - offers GRE test preparation courses.
  13. Peterson's Test Preparation - GRE - sells GRE prep books. Site includes tips, sample questions, and an online test.



  1. IELTS - official site of the International English Language Testing System.
  2. Cambridge EFL: IELTS - offers detailed explanations of test sections and downloadable test handbook.
  3. Taking IELTS Test - advice from an EFL student.



  1. LSAT - official site from the Law School Admission Council, includes online registration, downloadable forms ,and a complete LSAT sample test.
  2. LSAT Intelligent Solutions - free downloadable sample solution, diagnostic brain teaser problems, advice on reading comprehension and logical reasoning, complete diagrammatic course.
  3. Get Prepped - offering prep courses nationwide.
  4. Kaplan: LSAT - offers online and classroom courses and services. Site includes test information and a practice lab.
  5. LSAT Center - offers sample test, advice, an e-mail tutor services, and more.
  6. LSAT Testing Study Guide - offers a guide to the LSAT test preparation course with sample practice tests.
  7. Now College - offering LSAT test-prep and high school math classes online.
  8. PowerScore - offering courses and admissions counseling with locations throughout the nation.
  9. PrepMaster Review, Inc. - offers seminars or self-study courses for the law school exam.
  10. TestMasters - offers classes throughout the United States.



  1. MCAT Practice Questions - includes exercises, advice on preparation and test-taking, and sources for further information.
  2. Medical College Admission Test - information from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
  3. Premed Students' Guide - features resources and links for medical school admissions, including MCAT preparation.
  4. Premed.Edu
  5. PreMedOnline - offers advice on the MCAT, interviewing, personal statements, and other topics. Includes a message board and chat room.
  6. Berkeley Review - offers courses or home-study materials for the MCAT.
  7. Columbia Review - live courses and home study courses for the MCAT.
  8. MCAT Crammer - MCAT study guide online or in book format.
  9. MCAT Made Easy - offers a study aid for the MCAT in flashcard form.



  1. Educational On-Line: PSAT/NMSQT - offers answers to frequently asked questions regarding the tests, as well as preparation advice.
  2. PSAT/NMSQT - official site from featuring registration information, sample questions, and preparation advice.



  1. California Virtual High School - includes free SAT and ACT test preparation materials and resources for California students.
  2. College Board Online: SAT Information - learn more about the SAT, online registration, test preparation, and information on SAT scores and reporting.
  3. SAT Test Preparation - describes the testing environment and strategies for doing well.
  4. FreeSAT1Prep.Com - offers test preparation advice, strategies, and study tips.
  5. Frontline: Secrets of the SAT - examines the national obsession over the SAT and the controversy over its fairness, reliability, and impact on racial diversity on campus.
  6. How Stuff Works: How SATs Work - tips and information on the three-hour exam designed to measure a high school student's chance of academic success in the first year of college.
  7. Jiskha Homework Help: Is the SAT a Fair Test? - discusses history and issues surrounding the test.
  8. SAT - offers free test prep for the SAT. Includes tutorial, vocabulary builder, and word of the day.
  9. The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy - story of the SAT and standardized testing, showing the ideas, the people, and the politics behind the system that determines the course of Americans' lives.
  10. War on the SAT - article from the American Prospect by Peter Schrag regarding the University of California and abandoning the SAT.
  11. Beat the SAT Online - offers a subscription-based program for individuals and schools. Includes timed, instantly scored, current specification tests and quizzes.
  12. College Board: SAT Program - learn more about the SAT, online registration, test preparation, and information on SAT scores and reporting.
  13. FreeVocabulary.Com - provides SAT preparation vocabulary words in written and audio versions.
  14. HighSCORE Math - combines teaching methodologies with online multimedia tutorials to help students prepare for standardized tests, including instant feedback and private tutors.
  15. In-a-Flash - sells SAT and ACT flash cards and books.
  16. - test preparation for SAT and ACT.
  17. - free SAT test preparation website.
  18. Oakwood Publishing Company - specializing in GRE, SAT, ACT, and GRE flash cards for study aids and test preparation.
  19. Prep USA - offers online preparation for the SAT, ACT, and PSAT.
  20. Preparatory Vocabulary Collection - list of vocabulary words for the SAT other examinations.
  21. SAT Math - offers math drill tests to take online, tutorials, diagnostic tests, and a personalized study schedule.
  22. SAT1600 Test Prep - school designed to educate students in achieving perfect scores on standardized tests.
  23. - offering tricks for improving SAT I and II scores, created by a UCLA PhD.
  24. Study Hall, The - free and complete SAT Test Preparation program.
  25. Studyworks, Inc. - prep classes throughout the U.S.
  26. US CollegePrep - offers online preparation courses for the PSAT, SAT, and ACT.



  1. TOEFL Practice - answer practice questions online. Requires Shockwave.
  2. TOEFL - official site for the Test of English as a Foreign Language, from the Educational Testing Service.
  3. WEB Mentor - features descriptions of each part of the TOEFL test and online questions, answers, listening passages, and pointers.
  4. Academic TOEFL TOEIC Testing - offers online English grammar, syntax, and spelling tests, as well as a CD-ROM version.
  5. Educational Software Library - software for advanced ESL and TOEFL preparation.
  6. Encomium Publications - offers Super Success for the TOEFL CBT and TOEFL mentor hybrid CD-ROMs. Designed to improve proficiency and increase test scores.
  7. - offers online full length TOEFL CBT practice exams, with essay feedback on the writing section.
  8. Free TOEFL - offers practice TOEFL and ESL/EFL software and practice exams.
  9. Free TOEFL Online - offers TOEFL recourses, exercises, forum area, and other exam information.
  10. Get TOEFL Test Preparation Online - offers practice tests scored with email feedback.
  11. H.E.L.P. International - offers university placement services, GMAT, GRE, and TOEFL test preparation courses, and more.
  12. Lingua TOEFL - produces and publishes preparatory materials for both international and domestic standardized English proficiency examinations.
  13. TEFL Prep Center - offers books to prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).Also provides scholarships.
  14. TestDEN - Internet-based TOEFL training program.
  15. Testwise - sells software, videos, and books.
  16. TOEFL Essay Writing One-On-One Tutoring Service - offers grammar and writing tips. Also offers GMAT assistance.


Other Useful

  1. ARCNet - resources for anyone interested in the world of assessment.
  2. Assesment Resource Center Hawaii (ARCH) - contains student assessment information, as well as statistical and analytical reports about Hawaii's public school system for students, parents, staff, and the general community.
  3. Assessments for Young Children - overview of various tests, including cognition, play-based, communication, and motor.
  4. Boston College - Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy (CSTEEP) - conducts research on assessment and public policy.
  5. Boston College - Consortium for Equity in Standards and Testing - focuses attention on how educational standards, assessments, and tests can be used more fairly.
  6. Bridge Project - examines the alignment between higher education admissions requirements and K-12 curriculum frameworks, standards, and assessment.
  7. Buros Center for Testing - provides professional assistance and information to users of commercially published tests.
  8. Buros Institute: Test Reviews Online - searchable database of tests, reviews of tests, articles on testing practices, and more.
  9. College Board Online: College Search - lets users search for colleges based on name, similarity to other schools, and other characteristics.
  10. CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE - financial aid application service of the College Board. Allows students to apply for scholarships, grants, and other financial aid.
  11. SAT Online Registration - allows users to choose test dates and centers, and get registration confirmation.
  12. SAT Program - learn more about the SAT, online registration, test preparation, and information on SAT scores and reporting.
  13. Commission on English Language Program Accreditation - nonprofit accrediting agency for post-secondary English as a Second Language programs.
  14. Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 Education - a coherent and systematic set of content standards presented in an easy-to-read format for primary, upper elementary, middle school, and high school.
  15. CRESST - National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing.
  16. Education Week: Quality Counts 2001 - annual review of U.S. State testing programs.
  17. Ensuring Equity with Alternative Assessments - research-based exploration of the advantages and limitations of alternative assessments.
  18. ERIC/AE Full Text Internet Library - offers complete texts of books, reports, journal and newsletter articles, and papers that address educational measurement, evaluation, and learning theory.
  19. - clearinghouse for information on assessment and evaluation, including complete texts of books, articles, and research papers.
  20. European Evaluation Society - working to promote theory, practice and utilization of high quality evaluation especially, but not exclusively, within the European countries.
  21. Frontline: Testing Our Schools - offers analysis of the Bush administration's sweeping education reform bill and the unprecedented expansion in the role of tests that this landmark bill proposes.
  22. Institute for the Implementation of Academic Standards - helps educators plan standards-based lessons.
  23. Inventory for Client and Agency Planning (ICAP) - assesses the type and amount of special assistance that people with disabilities may need.
  24. National Assessment Governing Board - sets policies for the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
  25. National Association of Test Directors - includes links to online assessment and evaluation resources.
  26. National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) - policies, tools, technical assistance, and professional development that people everywhere can use to design and implement effective standards-based education and training systems.
  27. National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education - professional accrediting organization for education schools in the U.S.
  28. New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) - provides accreditation for preK through doctoral levels of education.
  29. Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education - independent U.K. body funded by educational establishment subscriptions and funding council contracts. Assesses quality and standards of teaching and learning.
  30. Quality Counts - a report card on the condition of public education in the 50 States. From Education Week on the Web, in collaboration with the Pew Charitable Trusts.
  31. Sacks, Peter - author of Standardized Minds and other books and articles about standardized testing, intelligence testing and achievement tests in education and the workplace.
  32. South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) - ensures the development and implementation of a National Qualifications Framework which contributes to the full development of each learner and the nation at large.
  33. Educational Records Bureau (ERB) - organization which helps members interpret and use assement data to improve instruction. Administers the CTP III, the Writing Assessment Program, and the ISEE.
  34. ERB Conference - offers conference information.