Test Preparation

On the Web
California Dept. of Education - Testing Info

Information regarding the development, coordination, and implementation of statewide testing programs in California, including CHSPE, CELDT, and High School Equivalency Tests including GED, HiSET, and TASC.

ACT Test

Information about the ACT test, which many colleges now require for admission.

College Board

Register for the SAT, practice with sample questions, and get tips on planning for college at CollegeBoard.com.

Educational Testing Service

Educational Testing Service - information and preparation for APCLEPSATGREHiSETTOEFL, and many other tests. 


Free practice tests online, including SAT, ACT, GED, TOFEL

Khan Academy

Free practice for the SAT online.

GED Testing Service

Online classes, practice tests and GED tests. 

Finish Your Diploma

Locate free classes and other resources to help you get your high school diploma.


K12 Powered Schools

Free online High School. 855.960.4589


Tutor.com offers free online tutoring, homework help, and test preparation for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as for college students and adult learners. The site includes job searching support, such as help writing a cover letter, applying for a job online, and resume writing. Live one-on-one assistance is available everyday from 12pm (noon) until 12am (midnight). Live Spanish

Around the Bay
Oakland Adult and Career Education

FREE GED and HiSET prep classes!

Alameda Adult School

GED and HiSET prep classes.

2201 ENCINAL AVENUE., Alameda, (510) 522-3858. aas@alamedaunified.org

Castro Valley Adult School

GED prep classes offered 

4430 Alma Ave., Castro Valley, (510) 886-1000.

The Hayward Center /Adult School

GED prep classes

22100 Princeton Street, Hayward,  (510) 783-4001 

Berkeley Adult School

GED and HiSET prepareation classes and testing center.

1701 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, (510) 644-6130

Next Step Learning Center

GED and HiSET preparation.

2222 Curtis St. at West Grand, (510) 251-1731, https://next-step-learning-center.business.site/

San Leandro Adult School

GED prep classes available.

1448 Williams St., San Leandro (510) 667-6287

People's Test Preparation Services

FREE (to all East Bay students) SAT preparation workshops. Various East Bay locations. Online registration only.

Achieve Learning

SAT/ACT tutoring. Need-based scholarships available.

3661 Grand Ave. Ste 201 (510) 903-2224

Youth Uprising

FREE GED and SAT/ACT prep classes.

8711 Macarthur Blvd. (510) 777-9909

Classroom Matters

SAT/ACT/ISEE/HSPT preparation workhops. 

2436 Sacramento St., Berkeley (510) 540-8646

Aspire Education Project

Sliding scale SAT/ACT tutoring. Various locations.

Call for details (510) 658-7500


ScholarMatch programs help under-resourced students in the Bay Area and their families gain the skills they need to make the transition to college. Workshops cover topics including finding the best college fit, the UCs/CSUs, private college, colleges beyond California, scholarships, financial aid, SAT prep, and more.

849 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, (415) 652-2766