College Entrance Exams Test Prep Opportunities

Get the best possible scores on your SAT and ACT through the following Test-Prep opportunities:

The PSAT is a standardized test given to juniors each year.  The PSAT is a practice exam for the SAT (see below) and an entry into the National merit Scholarship Competition.  All juniors will take the PSAT at Chathedral High School in October.  Additionally, Sophomores will take the PSAT and Freshmen will take the PSAT (8/9)For more information about the PSAT visit: The College Board (PSAT)
1.  Juniors: Registration for Kaplan’s free PSAT Prep Live has begun.  Highly-rated, expert instructors will review all the areas of the exam, streamed live online leading up to test day.  Register now by visiting PSAT Test Prep Live!
The SAT and ACT are college entrance exams accepted by all Four-Year schools.  Although there are a few exam optional schools nearly all schools require one or the other.  For more information about the test, registration, and study materials, visit: The College Board (SAT) or ACT Student (ACT).  Students may find study guides at a local library or bookstore.  The College Board and ACT Student also have study materials on their websites.   Below are some additional study opportunities available periodically throughout the year.
KAPLAN Practice Test at CHS on January 2021 TBA


1.  Assistance League of Glendale (September, TBA) $60

2.  PUENTE Learning Center Kaplan SAT Prep (See Mr. Catlin or Mr. Ryan in January 2021)
Puente learning Center, in Boyle Heights is offering a FREE Kaplan SAT Prep Class beginning in January. This class that normally retails for $2,000 is designed to get students ready to take the may SAT. Students and parents will need to attend an information session and provide a $100 deposit which will be refunded after successful attendance at all sessions and tests. Application of informational flyers are posted below. Further details to follow. For more information contact:
Michele Wolfe, Director of Education PUENTE Learning Center,, 323-780-8900/w, 213-200-9175 or visit for more details.  The application dealine for the March 24th Session is March 8th
5. Acceso Academy SAT Test Prep (Low cost to Cathedral High School Students) Several times a year
6. Khan Academy SAT Test prep using PSAT Scores (access available with code from PSAT results.  See Mr. Ryan)
7. KAPLAN (This fee based program offers a variety of ways to help your son improve his SAT and ACT test scores.)  contact our KAPLAN Representative Poonum Sidhu, Programs Manager @ Kaplan Tel: 310-913-9174
8.  The Los Angeles Public Library Website has tons of resources to help you prepare for the ACT and the SAT, including online courses, practice tests, and tutorials.  A library card is required.  Anyone can get a library card (even if you don't live in LA!).  Follow the link and look for Student Smart under Teens