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Norlin Library provides recent test preparation study guides for the major standardized tests. These materials are kept on Reserve and available from the Norlin Circulation Desk. However, the items are restricted to use in the library only.


To view items available select the Reserve Materials List.

You may also access the materials by searching Reserves:

  • Course: Test Preparation
  • Prof/ta: Reference

Other texts may be available to check-out of the library. To search for these items, you may use the following suggested subject heading links:

Graduate Management Admission Test -- Study guides
Graduate Record Examination -- Study guides
Law School Admission Test -- Study guides
Law schools -- United States -- Admission
Law schools -- United States -- Entrance examinations -- Study guides
Medical College Admission Test -- Study guides
Teaching -- United States -- Examinations -- Study guides
Test of English as a Foreign Language -- Study guides

For more information regarding the major standardized tests, visit the test organization homepages: GREGMATLSATMCATTOEFLSAT, ACT

ACT - American College Test

  • ACT Practice Tests
    Practice questions for the ACT (24 modules). Provides links to sites that can help you improve in a specific area. They offer a free 4 day ACT prep course.
  • ACT Test Prep : Sample Tests
    Sample tests for the ACT with detailed answers. Sample essays representing different scores and an explanation of why the essay would receive that score.
  • ACT Test Prep : Descriptions of the ACT Assessment
    Descriptions of the content of the ACT so you can know what to expect.

GMAT - Graduate Management Admission Test

  • GMAT Practice Tests
    Practice questions for the GMAT (23 modules). Provides links to sites that can help you improve in a specific area.
  • GMAT Prep - Taking the GMAT
    Basic information about the GMAT such as content, time limit, scoring, etc.
  • GMAT Preparation
    Tips and advice for taking the GMAT. Practice questions with detailed explanations of the answers.
  • Free GMAT Preparation Tools
    Information about the GMAT, sample questions, and a full-length practice exam.
  • Prep Doctor
    12 minute timed practice test for the GMAT.

GRE - Graduate Record Exam

  • MaxMyTest.com
    GRE verbal and quantitative practice tests.New tests are added regularly. Free/ registration required.
  • MyGRE Tutor
    Hundreds of GRE math & verbal practice questions and explanations. Full-length computer adaptive tests. A vocabulary tutor that keeps track of what words you have mastered. Tutorials and hints for all possible GRE question types. Free/ registration required.
  • GRE Practice Tests
    Practice questions for the GRE (34 modules). After you complete a module it shows which questions were missed and the correct answer.
  • Test Taker's Download Library
    Important links for test takers about the GRE program. Provides links to pages about registration, testing centers, and tips for taking the GRE. There are also practice questions and tests including the free POWERPREP software.
  • GRE Test Preparation Exercises
    "This GRE Test Preparation section with its practice exercise tests will help students hone their verbal, analytical writing, and quantitative skills to maximize their score in the GRE. A set of questions is randomly selected from a carefully prepared database for each practice exercise test."
  • The GRE
    Sample GRE essays, a study plan, and online exercises.
  • Prep Doctor
    This is an 18 minute timed practice test for the GRE.

LSAT - Law School Admissions Test

MAT - Miller Analogies Test

MCAT - Medical College Admissions Test

PCAT - Pharmacy College Admission Test

PRAXIS - Teaching Licensing Certification

SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test

TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language


Local Test Preparation Centers
Princeton Review - Search for a Course / Tutor by zip code
Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions - Search for locations by state
Gorilla Test Prep
Prep Associates



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Created7/07 CBS, updated 4/11 CS and AC