Resources for high school students preparing for state and college-admissions tests









Resources for high school students preparing for state and college-admissions tests


Regular attendance, daily participation in class, and the completion of assigned homework and projects helps ensure that students are exposed to the curriculum areas covered on these tests. In addition, Gwinnett high school students regularly write essays and compositions to prompts, which are good practice for the state writing test. Students also have several practice resources available online.

  • USA Testprep. Click here for access to this resource, including weekly review, daily tips, practice tips, games, and activities, vocabulary, downloads, and more in each of the core academic areas. The resources are available for the state-required Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT/GHSWT) as well as other state tests. Students may request a user name and student password through their school’s testing coordinator.
  • Online Assessment System. Practice tests for GHSGT also are available through the state Department of Education. Click here, then select the parent tab and use Gradehs for both the login and the password. (Remember to disable the pop-up blocker or hold down the control key when logging in.) This web site also includes practice tests for other grade levels. Follow the instructions on the page to access materials for other grades.
  • GAcollege411. The state’s free, one-stop college planning web site offers a number of valuable resources, including test preparation help for the GHSGT, SAT, ACT, COMPASS, and state End of Course Tests. Click here to find hints for preparing for the GHSGT and practice questions in the Test Prep section on the Student Planner tab. Students must set-up a free account to use the site.

The following web sites also offer resources for preparing for the SAT and ACT, popular college admission tests. Look for “Test Prep” links on these pages: