Resources for the Test of Academic Proficiency

Lewis University Resources

Leckrone Academic Resource Center (LARC)

LARC offers help to students to improve academic performance through advising, tutoring, and innovative academic programs. This also includes their hosting of the Writing Center, which offers writing tutors to help students at any stage of the writing process.

Testing Website

Illinois Licensure Testing System Preparation Resources

This is the main website for information about the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency exam. Here, you will find both a study guide :
AND a full-length practice test: It is highly advised you complete both. The study guide provides basic information about the test as well as a short sample of questions for each section. The full-length practice test can be taken either on-line or printed and completed by hand. Either way, you can get an analysis of which questions you got wrong.

Community College ACT Prep Information

College of DuPage

College of DuPage offers standardized test preparation for all ages. Students can hone their skills to perform at their maximum potential on standardized testing.

Test Prep
Gain an extra edge when taking the PSAT, ACT or SAT by enrolling in a test preparation class. These classes prepare students by offering testing tips and strategies to help improve test scores and chances for scholarships or early admission.


Joliet Junior College

ACT Prep Workshop (LLC 7230)

This workshop provides an overview of the ACT test and recommends success strategies for teens. Students take a pre- and post-assessment test that addresses the subjects of English, mathematics, science, and reading. Included in the class materials are two complete practice tests, review sections and test-taking strategies. Textbook and other class materials are included in the class fee. Students must bring a calculator and #2 pencils to class.

8:30a.m.-12:30 p.m.     
Main Campus
April 25-May 16

Writing for the ACT (LLC 3601)
Will you be taking the ACT plus writing? Are you ready for the essay? Specially designed tips and strategies to improve your ACT essay,  learn how the ACT essay is scored and ways to increase your score on the writing portion.

Main Campus
May 4 & 11

For more information, contact Brenda Large at (815) 280-1504 or

Triton College

SAT/ACT Preparation - Part 1
SAT/ACT Preparation Part 1 is designed to prepare for the Reading, English, and Science sections of the ACT and the critical reading and writing sections of the SAT. Refresh your knowledge of verbal topics and learn techniques that can help you relieve test-taking anxiety.

EDU     C47     190    Online Class
ONL     5/13   7/3      $99      $99      $99

EDU     C47     191    Online Class
ONL     6/17   8/7      $99      $99      $99

To register or for more information about these classes and other School of Continuing Education courses, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3500 or visit