I work as often as possible with official materials.  For writing and math, there are a couple books I have worked with that I find useful in terms of strategy and topically organized practice.  I recommend that students purchase the following texts for their tutoring sessions:

The Official SAT Study Guide, 2nd edition

The Ultimate Guide to SAT Grammar

Acing the SAT I Math, 2nd Edition

McGraw Hill’s 50 Skills for a Top Score: SAT Math

30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary

Direct Hits: Core Vocabulary of the SAT, Volume 1

Practice Tests

PSAT Practice Test – PSAT Answer Key

Old SAT (in effect through January 2016) Practice Test

The links below are for the new SAT, coming in March 2016. These tests are available for free .pdf download from Collegeboard’s website; these tests with other material are also available on Amazon in Collegeboard’s print book: Official SAT Study Guide (2016 Edition)

SAT Practice Test 1 – Practice Test 1 Answer Key

SAT Practice Test 2 – Practice Test 2 Answer Key

SAT Practice Test 3 – Practice Test 3 Answer Key

SAT Practice Test 4 – Practice Test 4 Answer Key


The Real ACT Prep Guide

McGraw Hill’s 50 Skills for a Top Score: ACT Math

Princeton Review: 1296 ACT Practice Questions

Ultimate Guide to the ACT Math

Practice Tests

Answer keys are provided at the end of these practice tests, making it easy to check your work.

ACT 2015-2016 Practice Test

ACT 2014-2015 Practice Test

ACT 2011-2012 Practice Test

ACT 2008-2009 Practice Test


Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test

Long Term GRE Prep

Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides


Please contact me for booklists– this test varies according to grade level.