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You can also download the schedule in PDF format when it becomes available.

Practice Tests

ACT Practice Test

The ACT is widely accepted by colleges in southern and Midwestern states. The practice ACT test covers the following subjects: English, Math, Reading Comprehension, Science, and Writing. Recommended for high school students.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Eagle Rock Branch
Saturday, October 7, 2017 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Palisades Branch
Saturday, October 28, 2017 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Platt Branch
Saturday, November 4, 2017 · 12:30 - 5 p.m. · Sunland-Tujunga Branch
Saturday, December 2, 2017 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Ascot Branch
Saturday, January 20, 2018 · 12 - 4:30 p.m. · Central Library - Meeting Room B
Saturday, January 20, 2018 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Washington Irving Branch

PSAT Practice Test 

Also known as the NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test), this test is required if you plan to apply for a National Merit Scholarship. Recommended for 9th, and 10th grade students.

Saturday, September 9, 2017 · 12 - 3 p.m. · Van Nuys Branch 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 · 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. · Benjamin Franklin Branch 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 · 12 - 3 p.m. · Exposition Park Regional Branch 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 · 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. · Fairfax Branch Library 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Chatsworth Branch Library 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 · 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. · Pacoima Branch Library  
Saturday, September 23, 2017 · 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. · Westchester Branch Library 
Sunday, October 15, 2017 · 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. · Central Library - Meeting Room B
Sunday, November 5, 2017 · 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. · Central Library - Meeting Room B

SAT Practice Test (Test Only)

This test is required if you apply to most colleges, especially schools in the Northeast and East and West coasts. The practice SAT test includes: English and Math. Recommended for high school students.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · Echo Park Branch 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 · 12:30 – 5 p.m. Westwood Branch Library  
Saturday, October 21, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · Pio Pico - Koreatown Branch 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · Hyde Park Branch Library
Saturday, November 18, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · Arroyo Seco Regional Branch
Saturday, November 18, 2017 · 12 - 4:30 p.m. · Central Library - Meeting Room B
Saturday, January 13, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · Encino-Tarzana Branch Library
Saturday, January 13, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · Fairfax Branch Library
Saturday, January 13, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · Mark Twain Branch Library
Saturday, January 27, 2018​ · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · Northridge Branch
Saturday, January 27, 2018 · 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. · Van Nuys Branch
Saturday, January 27, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · Wilmington Branch

Preparation Series and Review Sessions

SAT Preparation Series

In this series, students will attend SAT Math Skills, SAT Reading Skills, take a practice test and return at a later day for a review session. It is high recommended that students attend all the classes before taking the SAT Practice Test and come back for the review. Registration is for the entire course as described below.

Central Library - Teen'Scape Meeting Room B 
SAT Reading Skills · September 2, 2017 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
SAT Math Skills · September 2, 2017 · 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · September 9, 2017 · 12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
SAT Review Session · September 23, 2017 · 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sylmar Branch
SAT Reading Skills · September 9, 2017 · 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
SAT Math Skills · September 9, 2017 · 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · September 16, 2017 · 12:30 p.m.  – 5 p.m.
SAT Review Session · September 30, 2017 · 12:30 p.m. – 2 ​p.m.

Porter-Ranch Branch
SAT Reading Skills · September 30, 2017 · 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
SAT Math Skills · September 30, 2017 · 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · October 14, 2017 · 12:30 p.m.  – 5 p.m.
SAT Review Session · October 28, 2017 · 12:30 p.m. – 2 ​p.m.

Washington Irving Branch
SAT Reading Skills · October 7, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
SAT Math Skills · October 7, 2017 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · October 21, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SAT Review Session · November 4, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Valley Plaza Branch
SAT Reading Skills · October 14, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
SAT Math Skills · October 14, 2017 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · October 28, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SAT Review Session · November 18, 2017 · 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Baldwin Hills Branch
SAT Reading Skills · October 21, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
SAT Math Skills · October 21, 2017 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · October 28, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SAT Review SessionvNovember 18, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Canoga Park Branch
SAT Reading Skills · October 21, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
SAT Math Skills · October 21, 2017 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · November 4, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SAT Review Session · November 18, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Lincoln Heights Branch
SAT Reading Skills · November 4, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
SAT Math Skills · November 4, 2017 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · November 18, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SAT Review Session · December 2, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Edendale Branch 
SAT Reading Skills · December 9, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
SAT Math Skills · December 9, 2017 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · December 16, 2017 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SAT Review Session · January 13, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Central Library - Teen'Scape
SAT Reading Skills · January 6, 2018 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SAT Math Skills · January 6, 2018 · 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · January 13, 2018 · 12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. · Meeting Room B
SAT Review Session · January 27, 2018 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Mar Vista Branch Library
SAT Reading Skills · January 6, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
SAT Math Skills · January 6, 2018 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · January 13, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SAT Review Session · January 27, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Memorial Branch Library
SAT Reading Skills · January 27, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
SAT Math Skills · January 27, 2018 · 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SAT Practice Test · February 3, 2018 · 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SAT Review Session · February 17, 2018 · 10 a.m. –11:30 a.m.

Workshops

Applying for College (College Application Process)

The college application process encompasses your entire high school career. It’s time to show off all the work on your college application. We will discuss what you need to know to get started on your college apps and stay organized. Recommended for 11th & 12th grade.

Saturday, October 21, 2017 · 1 p.m. · Central Library - Teen'Scape

Best Fit College and Major

College is not one size-fits-all. With hundreds of choices out there, we will explore the many ways to help you pick the right choice college and major for you. This includes learning about the different factors like financial aid, types of college, student life, academics, career path and much more that will shape your college experience. No two students are alike, and no two schools are exactly alike. Learn how to create your list of dream, match, and safety schools and increase your chances of getting in.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 · 6:30 p.m. · Playa Vista Branch Library
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 · 6:30 p.m. · Panorama City Branch Library

College Application – Personal Statement

Most selective colleges require you to submit an essay or personal statement as part of your application. It may sound like a chore, and it will certainly take a substantial amount of work. But it's also a unique opportunity that can make a difference at decision time. Admissions officers want to feel connected to you and an honest, personal statement about who you are draws them in. Come learn key tips for a stellar college application essays. For 11th & 12th grade.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 · 3 p.m. · Vernon Branch Library
Thursday, October 12, 2017 · 4 p.m. · Studio City Branch Library
Sunday, October 15, 2017 · 3 p.m. · Robertson Branch Library
Saturday, November 18, 2017 · 3 p.m. · Chinatown Branch Library

Financial Aid and Scholarships

College is an investment, especially financially. Usually the cost of college is concern for students and their families. Princeton Review will provide information on how to make paying for college affordable. Participants will learn about different forms of financial aid, applying for scholarship, and how to make smart financial decisions. This session is recommeded for parents and it will be conducted in both English/Spanish.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 · 3 p.m. · Vernon Branch Library
Saturday, October 21, 2017 · 12 p.m. · Central Library - Teen'Scape
Monday, November 6, 2017 · 6 p.m. · Echo Park Branch

SAT Basic Skills Classes

It is recommeded that students should take both the Reading and Math Classes before taking the SAT Practice Test.

SAT Reading Skills · Saturday, September 23, 2017 · 2 p.m. · Cahuenga Branch Library
SAT Math Skills · Saturday, September 30, 2017 · 2 p.m. · Cahuenga Branch Library
SAT Reading Skills · Saturday, October 21, 2017 · 10 a.m. · San Pedro Regional Branch Library
SAT Math Skills · Saturday, October 21, 2017 · 12 p.m. · San Pedro Regional Branch Library
SAT Reading Skills · Saturday, December 9, 2017 · 10 a.m. · .Woodland Hills Branch Library
SAT Math Skills · Saturday, December 9, 2017 · 12 p.m. · Woodland Hills Branch Library