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Because studying shouldn't feel like a root canal.

Each of Shmoop's Test Prep guides includes comprehensive content review, hundreds of drills with answer explanations and videos, full-length practice tests, info about the format and scoring of the exam, and strategies for test day.

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WHAT'S IN TEST PREP?

Drill Questions

Our drills include hundreds and hundreds of exam-standard questions to get you in shape for test day. Each question includes a thorough answer explanation and links back to the skills you'll need to review if you missed it.

Practice Exams

Get into your test-taking groove to minimize surprises on test day. Practice exams mimic the look and feel of the actual test, so you can get any and all panic attacks out of the way before it's time to focus.

Content Review

We've got In-depth review of every single concept and skill covered on the test, explained in a way that won't put you to sleep. With sample questions and videos along the way, it's the perfect place to spend your cram time.

Diagnostic Exams

Our diagnostic exams will highlight your strengths and your, uh, slightly weaker strengths. Find out what'll be smooth sailing and which areas you'll need to review before putting on the big kid gloves.

Unlimited Access

With a Shmoop subscription, you'll get access to all of our Test Prep Guides—and every other premium product on the site—for less than $1/day. No matter which test you're studying for, we've got you covered.

Test-Taking Tips

Learn from the experience of students who have been there, done that, and gotten the commemorative t-shirt (and college degrees) to prove it. You'll get an outline of the format and scoring of the exam along with strategies and tips for the big day.

TEST PREP VIDEOS

Shmoop's Test Prep videos are like Brussels sprouts coated in sugar. Just… less disgusting.

  • Visual breakdowns of complicated concepts
  • Answer explanations for sample problems
  • Related video playlists for endless viewing

TESTIMONIALS

100% would use Shmoop again

In a survey of Shmoop users, 95% of respondents who used Shmoop to prepare for the SAT exam felt prepared. 100% said they'd use Shmoop's Test Prep again, and Shmoop was the #1 pick for test prep over other companies like Kaplan and Princeton Review.

6x increase in AP Scholars

Once named to California’s list of persistently lowest-achieving schools, Indio High School saw a 6x increase in the number of AP scholars and was awarded the Top High School Silver Award Winner from U.S. News & World Report.

3x college-eligible AP scores

Northeast High School in Philadelphia tripled college-eligible AP scores (3 or higher) after implementing Shmoop. The school also went from 0 to 22 AP scholars and the college matriculation rate jumped 10%.

36% increase in AP exams taken

Using Shmoop's AP prep, Jefferson Township High School students in New Jersey achieved an 82% pass rate and 36% increase in tests taken. And, after implementing Shmoop, 21 out of 25 students scored a 5 on AP Calculus.

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