Testing & Test Prep

 registering for the Act and sat

Here is how to register for the ACT: ACT – step by step registration

Register for the ACT

Register for the SAT


Test scores are sent directly to colleges from ACT and the College Board (for the SAT). Click below for more information about ordering score reports:

Send ACT scores

Send SAT scores

If you took the official ACT at Hillsboro during the school day, here is how to get your score online:  How to get state ACT score online

Test optional colleges

Some colleges have a test optional policy, which means applicants may not have to submit any test scores to get accepted.  FairTest.org has a list of colleges that have test-optional policies.

For more info about whether or not to submit test scores to a test-optional college, see a good explanation from Hofstra on their Standardized Testing Policy page.


College for TN– College for TN has a free test prep page. Click on “College Planning” and look for the test prep link in the blue banner on the left side. You do need to sign up for a free account. They do NOT send any email. This is run by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

Tennessee Electronic Library College Prep– You will need to set up a free account, but this is a great resource.

FREE practice ACT Tests: 2016.09.06 ACT Practice Tests  |  2016.10.05 ACT Practice_Southeast |  2016.12.19 ACT Practice_Oasis  |  2017.03.20 ACT Practice_Oasis

ACT Prep at the Library (FREE) – ACT Class_Downtown | ACT Class_Southeast | ACT Class_Bordeaux

Free ACT Workshops at Trevecca – check the site for dates and times

BestColleges.com – Free prep and help with the ACT.

Number2.com- Free online test prep for both ACT and SAT. Includes a vocabulary builder as well.

Chegg: With Chegg Test Prep, students can get instant access to hundreds of expert SAT, ACT, and GRE test prep guides.

SAT Test Prep: http://www.chegg.com/test-prep/sat

ACT Test Prep: http://www.chegg.com/test-prep/act

tn ready

For information about TN Ready Testing, please see this PowerPoint: TN Ready Parent Meeting PowerPoint 19Nov2015