Test Prep

Get prepared for the ACT and SAT to get into the college of your choice.

Test Registration

ACT and SAT registration flyers are available in the guidance office. Students can register for the ACT Test at www.actstudent.org and for the SAT at sat.org/register. The high school code number is 142-785. ACT offers no-cost and low-cost test prep options at www.actstudent.org/testprep.

Test Dates

2018-2019 test dates are as follows:

ACT Test Dates

  • Sept. 8 (Registration deadline Aug. 10)
  • Oct. 27 (Registration deadline Sept. 28)
  • Dec. 8 (Registration deadline Nov. 2)
  • Feb. 9 (Registration deadline Jan. 11)
  • April 13 (Registration deadline Mar. 8)
  • June 8 (Registration deadline May 3)
  • July 13 (Registration deadline June 14)

SAT Test Dates

  • Aug. 25 (Registration deadline July 27)
  • Oct. 6 (Registration deadline Sept. 7)
  • Nov. 3 (Registration deadline Oct. 5)
  • Dec. 1 (Registration deadline Nov. 2)
  • Mar. 9 (Registration deadline Feb. 8)
  • May 4 (Registration deadline April 5)
  • June 1 (Registration deadline May 3)

Prep Classes


ACT Prep Classes will be taking place at many different locations through BetterPrepSuccess.com. The different schedules for the year are available on the web site www.BetterPrepSuccess.com, and the registration deadlines are the days before the classes start assuming seats are still available.

Anyone interested may pick up a flyer in my office or additional information may be retrieved at the web site www.BetterPrepSuccess.com. ACT Prep is now also available online at the web site www.BetterPrepSuccess.com. A $25 discount is available for the online ACT Prep. Use the code GC14F01 at the checkout to receive the discount.

The College Board and Khan Academy

The College Board and Khan Academy have partnered up to offer SAT Prep online to our students for free.

Richland Community College

ACT Test Review

  • Sect. F1: English: Monday thru Friday, February 29 – March 4, 2016
  • Sect. F2: Math: Tues./Wed./Thurs., March 8, 9, & 10
  • Sect. F3: Science: Monday thru Friday, March 28 thru April 1

Practice Test
Dates: Tues. & Thurs., April 5 & April 7
Time for all Sections: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Cost: $150 (Includes textbook)
Instructor: Staff
Location for all classes: Fairview Park Plaza; Room: FP002

This workshop will review English, Mathematics, science and reading materials. Course includes practice tests and discussion on how to prepare. This class is designed for high school juniors, seniors, and adults who have not yet taken the ACT and for those who wish to improve upon a previous score. Learn what to expect and how to reduce test anxiety.

To register: 217-875-7211, ext. 265

Huntington Learning Center

Huntington Learning Center is also offering ACT Prep for students. Anyone interested may call 217-876-9701 to register.

Sylvan Learning Center

Sylvan Learning Center is going to offer ACT Prep Classes. The classes are starting to form now. Anyone interested may call them at 217-872-0008 to register.

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army also has an ACT Prep Class available online at the web site www.March2Success.com.

Other Online Resources

Additional test prep can be found on the following three web sites as well:


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