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. (A 30 minute lunch break will be provided midway through the class session)

ACT Section 1

Saturday, October 3rd            10:00 AM – 2:30 PM                Test

Saturday, October 17th         10:00 AM – 3:30 PM               Class


ACT Section 2

Saturday, November 21st           10:00 AM – 2:30 PM                Test

Saturday, December 5th             10:00 AM – 3:30 PM                Class


SAT Section 1

Saturday, October 17th               10:00 AM – 2:30 PM                Test

Saturday, October 24th               10:00 AM – 3:30 PM                Class


SAT #2

Saturday, November 14th            10:00 AM – 2:30 PM                Test

Saturday, November 21st             10:00 AM – 3:30 PM                Class


SAT # 3

Saturday, December 5th                10:00 AM – 2:30 PM                Test

Saturday, December 12th              10:00 AM – 3:30 PM                Class


SAT #4

Saturday, January 23rd                  10:00 AM – 2:30 PM                Test

Saturday, January 30th                  10:00 AM – 3:30 PM                Class


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.

Monday, January 28th           4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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?

Saturday, October 31st         10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Monday, November 2nd       4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, November 12th    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.  

Saturday, October 10th         10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Monday, October 26th           4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

PSAT Now What?

In this online session, college admission experts will walk students through an analysis of their PSAT score report. They will help figure out which admission test you should focus on (SAT,ACT, SAT Subject Tests) and how to start creating a testing plan.

Thursday, January 21st        4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Choosing between the ACT®, SAT® is like deciding between Snapchat or Instagram Stories. They’re both going to share a story with your friends, but some people may like one more than the other. In this online session, we will break down each test and give students all the details they need to decide whether they should take the ACT or SAT…or both!

Thursday, October 22nd          4:00 PM – 5:00 PM