- The College Board, including SAT Test Dates.
- Two practice Redesigned PSATs and eight practice Redesigned SATs (including scoring info).
- More Free SAT Practice from the College Board website.
- PWN the SAT, the best free source for SAT Math preparation, bar none.
- The Critical Reader, Erica Meltzer's very useful blog about SAT Critical Reading and Writing (Grammar and the Essay).
- If you are preparing for the SAT you should either get the Official SAT Study Guide or print out the eight tests from the link above. I would also encourage you to get Erica Meltzer's books on Reading and Writing. Mike McClenathan's PWN the SAT is the best Math guide for the new SAT.
- ACT, Inc. including ACT Test Dates.
- A free complete practice test straight from ACT, Inc.
- More free official practice ACTs from previous years: 2005/06, 2007/08, 2009/10, 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2019-20.
- More Free ACT Practice from the ACT website.
- ACT Reading and Grammar (and more Grammar here) tips from Erica Meltzer's The Critical Reader.
- ACT Math Formulas, Strategies, and Answer to Frequently Asked Questions from Erik the Red.
- A guide to The ACT Reading Section, by yours truly.
- A guide to The ACT "Science" Section, by yours truly.
- The Official ACT Prep Guide and Erica Meltzer's Complete Guide to ACT English, the only ACT books worth paying for. Even though it's an SAT book, PWN the SAT is still better for ACT math prep than any of the dedicated ACT math books I've reviewed.
- My specialty is tutoring. If you need expert advice on college admissions, please visit AGM College Advisors. Ray Anderson, Randy McKnight, and Frank Haltiwanger are three educators with almost 100 years of experience between them. Another qualified college consultant is Nancy Benton at Admissions Edge.
- Amy Brecount White is an experienced, skilled college essay consultant. If you're engaged in a vicious battle with your college essays, she's the cavalry to call in.
- If you need help with math, then I recommend Rebecca Zook, an excellent online math tutor who is sincerely dedicated to her craft. She has a pretty neat education blog, too.
- College Prowler, a great website for comparing the SAT and ACT scores at different colleges. Just search for a college, click on the "Statistics" tab, and scroll down to find the 25th-75th percentile SAT and ACT scores of this year's freshman class.
- A handy list of colleges that "superscore" the SAT and/or ACT (i.e. they pick and choose your best subject scores from different tests to make your composite score). More colleges superscore the SAT than the ACT.
- A way to check whether a particular college requires the optional Essay for the ACT or SAT.
- A useful list of schools that require or recommend that you submit SAT Subject Tests with your application.
- A list of test-optional schools, in case you want to opt out of standardized testing.
- Khan Academy, a collection of easy-to-follow video tutorials on pretty much every subject under the sun. (The SAT prep material is mediocre, though.)
History and Criticism.
- An in-depth history of the SAT, featuring interviews with all the major players. It's a little dated now, but still very informative.
- An eye-opening speech by Richard Atkinson, former President of the University of California, on why the SAT and the ACT are kinda lame.
- The Big Test by Nicholas Lemann, the definitive account of the development of the standardized testing industry.
- The Mismeasure of Man, an exposé by the late Stephen Jay Gould of the pseudo-science used through the ages to construct and measure "intelligence". A good book.