How do I... find Test Preparation Resources?
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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
- CU- Boulder's Career Services - Testing Services
Located in Career Services Suite in Willard 5 (map).
Testing Services administers both national standardized tests and local institutional tests, including:
- GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test
- GRE Graduate Record Examination
- LSAT Law School Admission Test
- MAT Miller Analogies Test
- MCAT Medical College Admission Test
- MPRE Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam
- PCAT Pharmacy Collage Admission Test
- PRAXIS Series
- TOEFL IBT
- ACT American College Testing Program
- SAT Scholastic Aptitude Test
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
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
- LSAT Practice Tests
Practice questions for the LSAT (5 modules).Provides links to sites that can help you improve in a specific area.
- Law School Admission Council :: LSAC.org
PDF files with information about the LSAT as well as practice questions with explanations and a complete sample LSAT.
- College Journal | Practice Tests
Tips and advice to reduce stress for the LSAT.
- LSAT Center: Find LSAT Classroom Courses and Take a Free LSAT Test
Information about the LSAT and a practice test. Provides explanation of how law schools use the results of the LSAT.
- The Seven Deadly LSAT Sins
"Here you'll learn the seven biggest pitfalls in preparing for and taking the LSAT. Heed these warnings; otherwise, you might end up attending your last-choice law school instead of your first choice!"
- Countdown to Test Day
Detailed checklist for LSAT prepartion and follow up.
- Prep Doctor
16 minute timed practice test for the LSAT.
MAT - Miller Analogies Test
- Miller Analogies Test Home
Information and practice tests.
- Test Prep Review
2 self-assessment modules and tips for improving your score.
- MAT Practice Questions and Review Tips
Includes 4 sets of practice questions, test-taking strategies, a study guide, and flash cards.
- AAMC: Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) Home
News, information, and practice tests about the MCAT.
- MCAT Practice Tests
Practice questions for the MCAT (34 modules).
- About.com MCAT
Links to articles and resources regarding the MCAT.
PCAT - Pharmacy College Admission Test
- PCAT Practice Tests
Practice questions for the PCAT (31 modules).
- PCAT Vocabulary Tests
Hundreds of short vocabulary tests for the PCAT.
- PRAXIS Home
Information, test dates and locations. PDF files with previews of the tests. Study guides and practice tests available for purchased.
- Praxis Practice Tests
Practice questions for the Praxis tests (31 modules).
- Praxis Prep Info, Praxis Exam Help Center
Useful practice questions and information about the Praxis tests
SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test
- SAT Test Preparation Tips
Basic tips to help you on test day.
- Free SAT Practice Test
Timed SAT practice test. Membership form required.
- SAT Practice Tests
Practice questions for the SAT (23 modules).
- TOEFL Practice Questions
Practice questions for the TOEFL (9 modules).
- Free TOEFL Stuff
Sample questions for the TOEFL.
- Practice TOEFL Makes Perfect TOEFL
Practice questions for the TOEFL and audio questions as well.
- TOEFL® Internet-based Testing Overview
Information and practice tests for TOEFL.
Please email suggestions for additional resources.
Created7/07 CBS, updated 4/11 CS and AC