Test Prep Guide

Practice Tests

  • LearningExpress Library
    Learning Express provides test preparation materials for elementary through adult level. Tests include the ACT, ASVAB, Civil Service, Cosmetology, EMS, Firefighter, GED, GMAT, GRE, HiSET, Law Enforcement, Paramedic, PPST, Real Estate, SAT, TOEFL, United States Citizenship and more.
  • ACT Student
    Online ACT test preparation offers free practice questions and two complete ACT practice tests that are fee-based.
  • College Board
    Free practice questions are available for SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP, and CLEP. Online and paper study guides are available to purchase.
  • ETS: Educational Testing Service
    This site offers free links to practice questions for several standard tests such as GRE, HiSET, TOEFL and other tests. Test preparation guides are also available for purchase.
  • Study Guide Zone
    Free site offers study guides to over 40 high school, college, graduate and vocational standardized tests.
  • Test Prep Review
    This free service provides practice test questions for ACT, PSAT, SAT, GRE and over 60 other standardized tests.


  • NOTE: In 2014 the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) began using the HiSET test as its high school equivalency test, replacing the GED. See DESE’s website for more information.



Tests: Classroom, Online or Tutor

  • Adult Basic Education – Callaway County
    (573) 659-3122
    HiSET classes are free and open to anyone who is over 16 and not currently enrolled in any public school. Classes are open enrollment and you work at your own pace. A state certified teacher facilitates evening classes to assist the student when necessary. The classes help the student to prepare for the HiSET exam, learn to read, improve workplace performance skills, or just brush up on the basics. Attendance and performance records are kept confidential.
  • Brainfuse Online Tutoring
    Brainfuse is an online platform offered through the library that contains resources for test prep, as well as online tutoring in a variety of subjects and education levels.
  • Columbia Area Career Center
    Columbia Area Career Center offers a wide variety of Business, Industry courses and Career certification programs. Classes include EPA Refrigeration Handlers, EPA Automotive Air Conditioning, Journeyman Electrician, A+ Certification and Network+ Certification, Accounting, Bookkeeping, Graphic Design, Home Inspection, Medical Coding, Medical Transcription, PC Repair and more. All classes are fee-based.
  • HiSET Preparation from ETS
    Free test preparation materials and practice tests for the HiSET (replaced the GED in 2014).
  • Kaplan Test Prep
    (800) 527-8378 and (800) KAP-TEST
    Kaplan offers a large variety of high school, college, graduate and professional test classes. This is a commercial site that offers classroom, online and tutoring for a fee.