17 Apps and Websites to Make Test Day a Little Easier

March 03, 2015
Kira DeVaul Education Content Assistant


Most students cringe at the thought of taking a high-stakes tests like the SAT, ACT, GED, or AP exams. But with all the technology out there -- the same tech students already use constantly -- test prep doesn't have be synonymous with stress and anxiety. So many readily accessible tools integrate easily into students' devices of choice. And thanks to technology, test prep is now interactive, multimedia-focused, game-like, and maybe even a little fun (just maybe).

This week, we've picked out 17 of the best tools. If math is a struggle, Mathalicious and NRICH offer a host of practice problems to suit any skill level on any math topic. If ELA is more of a priority, StudySync and feature games, videos, and graphics that mix some fun into the studying process. And if your students favor a hands-on approach, they can go wild creating their own virtual flashcards and online quizzes using Quizlet and That Quiz. Whatever the tool, these picks are sure to alleviate test-prep pain and help students do their best on exam day.

Photo: "Studying with a view" by Tulane Public Relations. Used under Creative Commons CC BY-NC 2.0 license.

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