Testing & College Preparation

We know that preparing for college can be a daunting task for both teenagers and their parents. Here at the library, we try to make the process easier for you! Visit this page to check out our many upcoming college & test prep programs, as well as to check out new additions of test prep books, college guides, and more to the teen area.

Visiting the library? Check out our growing College & Test Prep section in the teen area!

Books for SAT Preparation

Books for ACT Preparation


Since 1997, Campus Tours has provided virtual tours of college campuses. Explore colleges you’re thinking about, without even leaving your home!

College Board’s Full Practice Test
Offers free SAT and ACT practice tests.

College Board/Big Future: Find The College For You
Using this interactive site, you can find the school that will be a good fit. Information on majors, careers, how to pay for school, and even campus life is included.

College Writing Guide
Style guides, tips, and expert advice on essays, papers, & college applications.

Fastweb: Scholarships, Financial Aid, Student Loans and Colleges
Fastweb excels in providing students with the resources they need to realize their educational pursuits, from the time they start researching schools to looking for a job.

FinAid! The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
Free award-winning website and a comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice, and tools.

Financial Aid Toolkit
Consolidates FSA resources into a searchable online database intended for use by organizations and individuals who interact with, support, or counsel students and families on making financial preparations for postsecondary education.

NYS Higher Education Services Corp. (HESC)
The state agency that helps people pay for college, offers the tool for college access, selection, financial aid, and financial literacy.

The home page of Quizlet shows a live map of what people around the world are studying on the site at the moment. A wide array of subjects are offered, and there’s a mobile app available. You can sign-up for it using your Facebook account. The SAT prep materials are located in the “Standardized Tests” section. You can even make your own study set.