SAT, ACT, PSAT and AP Test Preparation

California Learning Center offers SAT, ACT, PSAT and AP prep courses, with an average of six students per class. With this small group setting, we can offer highly personalized attention to your student, and find out exactly what he/she needs to succeed. Watch for additional Test Prep courses as the year progresses and official test dates are announced.

College Test-Taking Strategies & Subjects

Our test prep curriculum includes instruction and practice with SAT and ACT Test Taking Strategies, Math Basics and Strategies, Sentence Completion Strategies, Reading Comprehension Strategies (short & long passages), Test Day Strategies, Geometry, Advanced Arithmetic & Algebra, and Essay Writing.

Unless otherwise noted, all SAT and ACT Prep Courses consist of 16 hours of instruction from 10 am to 2 pm. There will be some homework assignments.

Our PSAT Intensive Test Prep Course is a two-day, 5-hour intensive course that prepares high school sophomores and juniors with test-taking strategies and practice.

AP Intensives are 5-hours over two days and prepare students for tests in AP Biology and AP Chemistry.

SAT Test Prep Courses

Individual SAT and ACT Tutoring

We also offer individualized SAT and ACT test tutoring, where we will create a customized lesson plan tailored for your individual student. All tutoring is held at our center or via Skype.

SAT Courses for the 2018-2019 school year. Scroll down for test dates.

($495 – Prep Guide included)

  • September 30; October 20, 27, 28 – 10am-2pm
  • January 12, 26; February 10, & March 3 – 10am-2pm
  • February 2, 9, 23, & March 2 – 10am-2pm

ACT Test Prep Courses

ACT Courses for the 2018-2019 school year. Scroll down for test dates.

($495 – Prep Guide Included)

  • September 23, October 7, 14, 21

(Note: 9/23 & 10/14 meet 1-5pm; 10/7 & 10/21 meet 10am-2pm)

  • February 24, March 10, 16, April 6

(Note: March 10 meets 12:30-4:30pm, all other dates meet 10am-2pm)

PSAT Test Prep

PSAT Crash Class ($150 – Prep Guide included) Test date: October 10.

  • September 30 & October 7 – 1-3:30pm

(New dates)

AP Intensives

SAT/ACT/PSAT/AP TEST DATES for 2018/2019 School Year

SAT dates: Aug 25, Oct 6, Nov 3
Dec 1, Mar 9, May 4, June 1

ACT dates: Sept 8, Oct 27, Dec 8
Feb 9, Apr 13, June 8, July 13

PSAT: Oct 10

AP Exams: May 6-17

NOTE: We are not affiliated in any way with the testing companies. To register to take the SAT exam, please visit For information on the ACT exam, go to All test dates and free online practice tests are available on these websites.  Always confirm dates with the testing company.


Test preparation programs are available for a number of standardized tests. These programs are designed to introduce students to test format and teach strategies for answering questions and managing time. We offer tutoring for many tests including:

AP (Advanced Placement Exams)
CBEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test)
GED (General Educational Development Exam)
GRE (Graduate Record Examination Exam)
ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination)
PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test)
SAT II (Scholastic Aptitude Test – subject tests)
SSAT (Secondary Scholastic Achievement Test)