People's Choice Nominees: Best Test Prep

Standardized tests have become incredibly important to college-bound students. Preparing for these tests has become a normal part of most high schoolers' lives. Who better to turn to than our nominees for Best Test Prep?

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By Sarah Wright

The SAT and ACT are big-deal tests. While some schools place more emphasis on your scores than others, it always feels good to do well on a big standardized test. And studying up for these tests is proven to work. So why not prepare with one of our nominees? If you've studied with one of these companies, you might have a favorite. Cast your vote now!

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College Board

College Board offers free SAT prep on its website. Using the site, you can also register for tests and get tips on how to interpret your scores after the test is over. In addition to offering test prep, College Board's website has a lot of information that can help you decide on your education and career path. Whether it's information about a specific job or an overview of a major, you can find helpful and inspiring things to read on the site.

The Princeton Review

If you're preparing for a standardized test at any level, be it undergraduate, graduate, medical, law or business school, The Princeton Review can help. Offering a range of paid test prep options, The Princeton Review can accommodate just about any schedule. You can choose from private tutoring, online courses and small classes. If you're more of a do-it-yourself type, The Princeton Review also publishes test prep books. And if you're looking for more than just test prep, you can take their admissions and financial aid seminars for tips on how to look your best on an application.


The test prep options offered by Kaplan go beyond school standardized tests. If you're preparing for a nursing or medical licensing exam, Kaplan can help you out. But if you are looking for school test prep, they've got you covered as well. Kaplan has free and paid online and in-person classes and services that can help you prepare. Everything from optometry school entrance exams to K-12 testing is covered by this company.

All three nominees are highly deserving, but only one can win. Support your favorite, and don't forget to get the word out and vote on Facebook before October 21st!

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