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|California Dept. of Education - Testing Info||
Information regarding the development, coordination, and implementation of statewide testing programs in California, including CAHSEE, CELDT, and the GED.
Information about the ACT test, which many colleges now require for admission.
Register for the SAT, practice with sample questions, and get tips on planning for college at CollegeBoard.com.
|Educational Testing Service||
Educational Testing Service Network - practice questions for SAT, AP, CLEP, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, and PRAXIS tests. Links to college and university web sites.
Free practice tests online.
|Test Prep Review||
Free practice tests online.
|Number2 Test Prep Courses||
Free test prep courses online for SAT, ACT, GRE and vocabulary building!
Free practice for the SAT Math and CAHSEE online.
|GED Testing Service||
The GED has changed. Use GED.com to learn more. Enter your ZIP code in the test center locator to learn more about testing in the Bay Area.
|Oakland Adult and Career Education||
Alameda County GED test center. Tests offered monthly, $120 exam fee. FREE prep classes! Seven different locations.
2607 Myrtle Street, Oakland, (510) 273-2310
|Alameda Adult School||
CAHSEE prep class ($30 with pre-registration). Alameda County GED test center. Tests offered twice annually, $175 exam fee. $30 prep classes.
1900 Third St., Alameda, (510) 522-3858.
|Castro Valley Adult School||
Alameda County GED test center. Check www.ged.com for dates and prices. Prep classes offered ($50 materials deposit).
4430 Alma Ave., Castro Valley, (510) 886-1000.
|Hayward Center for Education & Careers||
Alameda County GED and CAHSEE test center. Tests offered weekly. $150 exam fee. $35 prep classes.
22100 Princeton Street, Hayward, (510) 293-8595 ext.4825
|Berkeley Adult School||
CAHSEE prep classes ($35 with pre-registration). GED tests also offered monthly - $140 exam fee and FREE prep classes.
1701 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, (510) 644-6130
|Fremont Adult School||
GED and ESL preparation and tests offered.
4700 Calaveras Avenue, Fremont, (510) 793-6465
|East Oakland Youth Development Center||
FREE! GED, CAHSEE and SAT/ACT preparation program, Mon-Fri.
8200 International Blvd., Oakland, (510) 569-8088
|Next Step Learning Center||
Free GED preparation.
2222 Curtis St. at West Grand, (510) 251-1731
|San Leandro Adult School||
GED and CAHSEE prep. Fees apply. See website.
1448 Williams St., San Leandro (510) 667-6287
|InterCity Services, Inc.||
FREE GED preparation.
3269 Adeline St., Berkeley, (510) 655-3552
GED preparation. $200 classes. Spanish only.
1920 Seventh Street, Berkeley, (510) 848-4075
|Youth Employment Partnership||
FREE GED preparation classes, job programs and more.
2300 International Blvd. (510) 533-3447
|People's Test Preparation Services||
FREE (to all East Bay students) SAT/ACT preparation workshops. Various East Bay locations. Online registration only.
|Achieve Learning and Resource Center (ALRC)||
SAT/ACT tutoring. Need-based scholarships available.
3661 Grand Ave. Ste 201 (510) 903-2224
FREE GED, CAHSEE and SAT/ACT preparation for Alameda County residents ages 13-24.
8711 Macarthur Blvd. (510) 777-9909
|Early Academic Outreach Program||
EAOP at Cal offers FREE SAT/ACT prep at their Saturday SAT Academies. Various locations.
Call for details (510) 642-2364
|The Boys and Girls Club of Oakland||
Several sites offer free CAHSEE and SAT/ACT prep with annual membership.
Check website for locations, or call:
Anne Marie Whalen Branch (510) 535-9461 or 444-8211
Leonard J, Meltzer Branch (510) 272-9929
Sliding scale CAHSEE and SAT/ACT tutoring upon request.
2436 Sacramento St., Berkeley (510) 540-8646
|Aspire Education Project||
Sliding scale CAHSEE and SAT/ACT tutoring. Various locations.
Call for details (510) 658-7500
|Catalyst Prep SAT Boot Camp||
While most of Catalyst's tutoring services are pricey, they offer an SAT boot camp for just $165. 2-day intensive. Various locations.
Call for details (800) 235-0056
ScholarMatch programs help under-resourced (free/reduced lunch program and/or first generation college bound students) students in the Bay Area and their families gain the skills they need to make the transition to college. Workshops (held in San Francisco) cover topics including ACT and SAT Prep for 11th graders, and more.
849 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, (415) 652-2766
|Oakland Tech CAHSEE Bootcamp||
Oakland Technical High School offers a FREE CAHSEE Bootcamp. Tech students only.
Call for details. 4351 Broadway (510) 450-5400.