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Practice Tests

ACT Practice Test

Recommended for high school students. 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. Colleges now accept either the ACT or SAT test scores

Saturday, March 16, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · John C Fremont Branch
Saturday, March 16, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Mar Vista Branch
Saturday, March 23, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Edendale Branch
Saturday, April 6, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Sunland-Tujunga Branch
Saturday, April 27, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · San Pedro Regional Branch
Saturday, May 4, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Platt Branch
Saturday, May 4, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. · Central Library - Meeting Room B

SAT Practice Test

Recommended for high school students. The practice SAT test includes English and Math. Most Colleges now accept either the ACT or SAT Test scores. The practice SAT test includes: English and Math.

Saturday, January 12, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Porter Ranch Branch
Saturday, January 12, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · San Pedro Regional Branch
Saturday, January 19, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Encino - Tarzana Branch
Saturday, January 19, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Palisades Branch
Saturday, January 26, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · RL Stevenson Branch
Saturday, February 2, 2019 · 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. · Valley Plaza Branch
Saturday, February 9, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Lincoln Heights Branch
Saturday, February 23, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · West Valley Regional Branch
Saturday, March 2, 2019 · 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. · Vernon Branch
Saturday, March 16, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Granada Hills Branch
Saturday, March 23, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Washington Irving Branch
Saturday, March 30, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Junipero Serra Branch
Saturday, April 6, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Memorial Branch
Saturday, April 6, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Northridge Branch
Saturday, April 13, 2019 · 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. · Hyde Park Miriam Matthews Branch
Saturday, May 18, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Westwood Branch
Saturday, May 25, 2019 · 12:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. · Sylmar Branch
Saturday, August 3, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. · Central Library - Meeting Room B
Saturday, August 17, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Eagle Rock Branch
Saturday, August 24, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Fairfax Branch


Preparation Series

ACT Preparation Series

In this series, students will take a practice test and return to attend two 2 ½ hour strategy review sessions to provide students with a better understanding of how to improve their scores. Students will also be provided with access to an online portal to review their score reports and given detailed feedback and recommendations.

Mid-Valley Regional Branch
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, February 9, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, February 16, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Central Library – Teen'Scape
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, March 2, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Meeting Room B
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, March 16, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meeting Room B

Playa Vista Branch
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, March 9, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, March 30, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

North Hollywood Regional Branch
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, April 20, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, May 4, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Eagle Rock Branch
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, May 11, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, June 1, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Angeles Mesa Branch
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, July 20, 2019 · 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, July 27, 2019 · 12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Central Library – Teen'Scape
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, August 10, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Meetin Room B
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, August 24, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meeting Room B

SAT Preparation Series

In this series, students will take a practice test and return to attend two 2 ½ hour strategy review sessions to provide students with a better understanding of how to improve their scores. Students will be provided with access to an online portal to review their score reports and given detailed feedback and recommendations.

Central Library – Teen'Scape
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, January 12, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Meetin Room B
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, January 26, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meeting Room B

Lake View Terrace Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, January 19, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, February 2, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Palms – Rancho Park Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, February 2, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, February 9, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Exposition Park Regional Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, February 16, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, February 23, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Pio Pico - Koreatown Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, February 16, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, March 2, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

RL Stevenson Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, March 30, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, April 6, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Cahuenga Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, April 13, 2019 · 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, April 27, 2019 · 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Chatsworth Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, May 11, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, May 18, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Central Library – Teen'Scape
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, May 11, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Meetin Room B
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, May 25, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meeting Room B

Central Library – Teen'Scape
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, July 13, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Meetin Room B
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, July 27, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meeting Room B

Memorial Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, July 20, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, August 3, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Pacoima Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, July 20, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, August 3, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mid-Valley Regional Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, August 3, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, August 10, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Workshops

Financial Aid and Scholarships

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

Benjamin Franklin Branch · Wednesday, January 23, 2019 · 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Cypress Park Branch · Saturday, February 23, 2019 · 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Central Library - Meeting Room B · Saturday, March 30, 2019 · 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Will and Ariel Durant Branch · Saturday, April 27, 2019 · 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Arroyo Seco Regional Branch · Saturday, May 4, 2019 · 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

College 101 - Learn about the college application process and admission requirements.

Princeton Review staff will discuss college admission requirements and the application timelines. Find out the differences between community and four-year colleges & universities (private, CSUs, UCs and out of state options). What is Early Admission/Early Decision? Why do they care about your high school GPA and test scores? The seminar ends with an open question and answer segment.

Benjamin Franklin Branch · Wednesday, January 16, 2019 · 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Central Library - Meeting Room B · Saturday, February 19, 2019 · 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Studio City Branch · Tuesday, April 16, 2019 · 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Central Library - Meeting Room B · Saturday, August 17, 2019 · 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

College Application - Personal Statement

For 11th & 12th grade; fall only. (1 Hour). 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 stellar college application essays.

Studio City Branch · Tuesday, April 2, 2019 · 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Central Library - Meeting Room B · Saturday, May 18, 2019 · 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Ascot Branch · Saturday, August 24, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.