Where Can I Find Free SAT Prep Classes?

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You can find free SAT prep classes and study aids online and in person. These free resources offer practice tests, tutorials and score assessments to help you do your best on this college admissions exam.

Free SAT Prep Resources

Free SAT test prep options include websites with self-guided sample questions and skills exercises. If you're looking for in-person instruction, you can take advantage of free math, reading and writing classes offered by many colleges and universities. Here's an overview of places you can go to for SAT prep.

College Board

College Board's official SAT website,, offers access to an online or printable version of the SAT. After completing the practice exam, you can download the scoring guide to determine how well you did and use the Skills Insight tool to pinpoint areas you need to focus on to improve your score. You can also boost your SAT aptitude with a question of the day and sets of practice questions for each test section.

The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review holds free SAT practice tests and events across the United States. You'll get a chance to see the SAT up close and try it out in a simulated testing environment. Afterwards, you'll receive a score report, so you can assess which subject you need to work on. The Princeton Review also offers free SAT classes and webinars to help you find out what you can expect in a paid course.

College and University Courses

Some colleges and universities provide free SAT prep programs. You can search the Internet to locate programs in your area. Here are some schools from around the country that offer free SAT prep courses:

The University of Texas at Dallas

UTD administers free SAT prep courses to Dallas County high school students who want to improve their math scores. Students can choose from three different levels of math classes.

The University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley's student-run nonprofit organization, People's Test Preparation Service, offers free 10-week classes to area high school students. Instruction is offered on weekdays and weekends and focuses on the SAT's verbal and math content.

University of Chicago

The Whatever It Takes organization at the University of Chicago provides a free SAT prep class that lasts ten weeks. University of Chicago students teach the course. Approximately 20 students are assigned to a class. Each subject on the SAT is covered, and students receive instruction based on their diagnostic test score.

SAT Prep with offers affordable online SAT prep. For a low subscription fee, you can get access to comprehensive courses that include brief instructional videos and subject-specific practice quizzes as well as more comprehensive SAT practice tests. You can view these resources wherever you are with your phone, tablet or computer. Plus, online instructors are available to assist you.

You can get started with the SAT Prep: Practice and Study Guide course. Test prep resources devoted to each subject area are also available:

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