College Entry

Get started on your college search at the Plano Public Library. Check out some useful resources below.

Plano Library Programs – Fall 2018

College Entrance Exams: Practice Test & Tutorial (grades 9-12)

Take an actual test and find out right away how you can improve. The test is followed by a 1-hour tutorial and runs through lunchtime. Bring snacks and a bottle of water with you! Presented by More Than a Teacher.

SAT | Harrington | Saturday | Oct 6 | 10:30 am-3:30 pm – Please register.

ACT | Haggard | Saturday | Nov 10 | 10:30 am-3:30 pm – Please register.

College Entrance Exams

Below see library resources with practice tests, books, and more:

  • online tutorials for  PSAT (link), SAT (link), and ACT (link)
  • Learning Express – SAT/ACT/PSAT test prep (link)
  • – SAT/ACT/PSAT live help and test prep (link)

Learning Express online classes

College Success Skills (link):

  • Organizational Strategies;
  • Classroom Success;
  • Personal Success skills;
  • and more


College Center Plus (link):

  • Math, Reading, Grammar/Writing, Science Skills review;
  • prep for graduate school admissions;
  • prep for college placement exams;
  • search for colleges and grad schools

Choosing  the Right School for You

Choosing a College (link): There is a wide array of schools available for higher education. Learn more about the different types of schools crafted by the Office of Federal Student Aid.

Choosing a Vocational School (link): Vocational schools, also known as trade or career schools, can be a great way to train for a variety of jobs. But not all these schools are reputable. Research any school you hope to attend before you commit with this interactive guide developed by the Federal Trade Commission.

Check out our video on Entrance Exam Library Resources:

Check out college news and recommendations on our blog!

Questions? Set up a one-on-one appointment with a librarian (link).