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At CAC, we strive to provide you with as many resources as possible to aid your academic success. Below are a few online tools gathered by the Counseling Center to help you better prepare to make college and career decisions, and to help you feel well equipped for various academic tests.
Rosetta Stone Login: Students enrolled in Spanish at CAC can click the image for at-home access to Rosetta Stone.
College Major & Career Search
www.onetonline.org: Search careers by keywords or by industry, or take an interest profiler test to see what careers are a match for you.
www.mappingyourfuture.org: Assess your skills and interest, create a career plan and explore careers through CareerShip.
www.kudernavigator.com: Career assessments and guidance tools. Use activation code N3936922MDZ.
www.myroad.com: Free with activation code on your PSAT score report.
www.bls.gov/ooh: Occupational outlook handbook.
Test Preparation Resources
ACT – This link to the ACT organization gives current information about all the products ACT markets. It allows students to register for an ACT test, learn test-taking strategies to maximize ACT scores, see sample questions, and read research and information available from ACT.
ACT Writing Test – Research the colleges you are interested in to see if they recommend or require ACT Writing Test scores. Search by college name or ACT code number.
Compass – SAT Subject Test Admission Requirements –
Check the list of tests required by various schools to see which and/or if you need to take SAT Subject Tests, and if so, in which areas. Compass is a for-fee test prep company and contains useful free information to prepare for the ACT, PSAT and SAT.
Kaplan – Online test preparation that provides self-tests covering many topics.
March 2 Success – This site, sponsored by the US Army, is designed to assist students in preparing for English and math questions on any standardized test.
Number 2 – Free online test preparation for the ACT and SAT.
Revolution Prep – SAT, ACT, and AP test prep. Instructors teach you techniques to minimize test anxiety and perform your best.
Study Guide Zone – Free study materials for ACT, SAT, PSAT, and other qualifying exams.
Test Prep Review – Free practice tests and preparation for a large variety of tests.
The Princeton Review – The Princeton Review helps people find and get into the right college or other school. They have great resources to help with testing, admissions, financial aid etc.
4Test – Free online test preparation
The Real ACT Prep Guide: The Only Official Prep Guide from the Makers of the ACT by ACT Staff
Cracking the ACT 2009 by Princeton Review
The Full Potential ACT Audio Program by Bara Sapir
The Very Best Coaching and Study Course for the ACT Assessment: with New Writing Test by Charles O. Brass et al.
Conquering ACT by Steven Dulan
Barrens ACT English, Reading and Writing Workbook by Linda Carnevale M.A