The Los Angeles Public Library has partnered with The Princeton Review to offer free college preparation workshops and practice tests online.  In order to enroll in a session, please enter your information on the following form and select the events you would like to attend. Registration will close 24 hours prior to event to allow for processing and online enrollment. If you have any remaining questions, please reach out to your local library for information. Thank you and we'll see you online!

ACT/SAT Preparation Series

In this online series, students will take a practice test and will virtually attend two strategy review sessions to provide a better understanding of how to improve test scores. Students will also gain access to an online portal to review their score reports, where they will receive detailed feedback and recommendations.

These summer sessions are now completed. Please check back for future prep sessions. 


Paying for College 

College is a huge financial investment and paying for college is often the primary concern of parents and students. In this virtual session, The Princeton Review will outline financial aid strategies and ways to make college affordable for everyone.  Participants will learn about different forms of financial aid, applying for scholarships, and how to make smart financial decisions.

These summer sessions are now completed. Please check back for future information sessions.

College 101

In this online session, students will review college admission requirements and application timelines. Students will also learn the differences between community college, private universities, UCs, CSUs and out of state options. As well as answer some other questions you may have such as: What is Early Admission/Early Decision? Why do they care about your high school GPA and test scores?

Tuesday, August 11th     4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 


College Application - Personal Statement

The college admission essay is an important but often overlooked key to admission. The majority of colleges require an essay as part of the application process, but what do you say? How do you tell your story? In this online session, students will learn key tips and strategies to improve their essays and allow their voices and ideas to be clearly heard.  

Thursday, August 13th - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM