To sign up for a practice test or session, please call the library hosting the event to register.

Practice Tests

ACT Practice Test

Recommended for high school students. The practice ACT test covers the following subjects: English, Math, Reading Comprehension, Science, and Writing. Most colleges now accept either the ACT or SAT test scores.

Sunday, November 3, 2019 · 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. · Robertson Branch
Saturday, November 16, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Palisades Branch
Saturday, January 18, 2020 · 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.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Fairfax Branch
Saturday, September 21, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. · Central Library - Meeting Room B
Saturday, October 26, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. · Central Library - Meeting Room B
Saturday, January 25, 2020 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. · Palms – Rancho Park 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.

Pacoima Branch
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, October 19, 2019 · 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, November 2, 2019 · 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Central Library – Teen'Scape
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, November 9, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Meeting Room B
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, November 23, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meeting Room B

Encino-Tarzana Branch
ACT Practice Test · Saturday, January 11, 2020 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
ACT 101 Strategies · Saturday, February 1, 2020 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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.

Sunland – Tujunga Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, September 21, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, October 19, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Washington Irving Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, October 5, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies pt1 · Tuesday, October 15, 2019 · 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies pt2 · Thursday, October 17, 2019 · 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Mar Vista Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, October 12, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, October 26, 2019 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

San Pedro Regional Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, October 12, 2019 · 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, October 26, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Chinatown Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, November 16, 2019 · 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, December 14, 2019 · 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fairfax Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, November 16, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, December 14, 2019 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Eagle Rock Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, December 21, 2019 · 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, January 18, 2020 · 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Northridge Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, January 4, 2020 · 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, January 18, 2020 · 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Exposition Park Regional Branch
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, January 4, 2020 · 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, January 25, 2020 · 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Central Library – Teen'Scape
SAT Practice Test · Saturday, January 11, 2020 · 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Meeting Room B
SAT 101 Strategies · Saturday, January 25, 2020 · 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meeting Room B


Workshops

Paying for College

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)

Harbor City – Harbor Gateway Branch · Thursday, September 26, 2019 · 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
West Valley Regional Branch · Saturday, October 5, 2019 · 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Central Library - Teen’Scape · Saturday, November 2, 2019 · 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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

Princeton Review staff will discuss college admission requirements and application timelines. Learn the differences between community, four-year colleges and 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? Seminar ends with time for questions and answers.

Central Library - Teen’Scape · Saturday, October 19, 2019 · 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

College Application - Personal Statement

(For 11th & 12th grade; fall only)

Learn key tips for a stellar college application essay in this one-hour session. Most colleges require you to submit an essay or personal statement as part of your college application.

Ascot · Saturday, September 21, 2019 · 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Central Library - Teen’Scape · Saturday, September 28, 2019 · 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Porter Ranch Branch · Saturday, October 12, 2019 · 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Sherman Oaks Branch · Tuesday, October 22, 2019 · 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.