ACT/SAT Resources

  • In general, students can do test prep on their own, with a tutor, or with a tutoring agency.  It's important that families find what they think will work best for their child.  This is not an all encompassing list, but a resource you can use to start the process.

    • CollegeSmiths
      Rick and Kristy Smith are retired educators who have helped students for years in the area of test prep. Their contact info is or 614-519-0678. They work with students one-on-one and host group workshops as well.
    • Tutoring by a College Professor
      Leslie Marx is a local professor who works with students one-on-one. Use their website or contact: or 614-264-1110.
    • Kahn Academy
      Kahn Academy has a relationship with the College Board (SAT). Create an account on the Kahn Academy for eight practice tests, online tutorials, and videos to help you prepare. Data shows the more times you take the test, the better!
    • PrepAccelerator
      Srinath Sampath has a PhD in Statistics from OSU and provides both free seminars and ACE the ACT workshops at local libraries.You can contact Dr. Sampath via email at
    • The ACT Review

    The Act Review Is Offering In-person Act Test Preparation at Capital University Before Each National Act Test. Below Is Their 2023-2024 Schedule. for Questions, Contact Lynn Dailey at 614-834-8886 and

    Preparation for 2023

    ·     December 9, 2023 Test: November 19 and December 3 from 10:00 to 4:00 (Troutman Hall 112)

    Preparation for 2024

    ·     February 10, 2024 Test: January 28 and February 4 from 10:00 to 4:00 (Troutman Hall 112)

    ·     April 13, 2024 Test: March 24 and April 7 from 10:00 to 4:00 (Troutman Hall 112)

    ·     June 8, 2024 Test: May 26 and June 2 from 10:00 to 4:00 (Troutman Hall 112)

    ·     July 13, 2024 Test: June 23 and June 30 from 10:00 to 4:00 (Troutman Hall 112)