Test Prep

Test preparation is an important step for students on their path to college and metric CapCAN uses to evaluate student readiness in our community.  The following resources are leading college test prep tools we recommend to students.

College Board is the organization responsible for producing such widely known assessments as the SAT, PSAT, and AP. They have also compiled one of the most extensive websites dealing with college and career preparation on the internet. The State of Michigan uses the SAT standardized test for college readiness assessment.


KnowHow2GO is a campaign designed to encourage students and veterans to prepare for college. This website has advice, links to resources, and many other features to inform prospective college students on the college going process.


Preparing to take the PSAT and SAT? Create a user account with Khan Academy and practice now. This account is free for anyone, anywhere.  Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They have courses in math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.


For GED Prep; the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth Office of Adult Education is charged with administering the General Educational Development (GED) Tests in Michigan. To speak with someone or to learn more about GED Testing, call: (517) 373-1692 or visit www.mi.gov/adulteducation.


The Michigan eLibrary provides more than 1,000 online career-oriented and educational learning resources including eCourses, eTutorials, eTests, and eBooks.


Students can learn about the college application process and what student aid options are available, celebrate college decisions, and ensure students know the critical enrollment steps once they have decided where to go.