Test Prep & Study Resources

Sandburg provides students with many options when it comes to test taking preparation. Please take a look below to find the resources you need to help you be successful.  If you have any questions please call our Tutoring Center or the Testing Center. 

Tutoring Center – Room B72.  For scheduling call 309.341.5454. Tutoring-services

Testing Center – 309.341.5323

In addition to the Tutoring Center, we also provide a free online tutoring service to all of our students called Brainfuse. To access brainfuse, please log into your mySandburg and look in Student Apps for the Brainfuse icon.


Test Anxiety

Test Taking Tips & Strategies
English - Grammar and Writing Skills

Brainfuse – writing skills tutorial

  1.  Go to the brainfuse website at http://brainfuse.com/login/
  2.  Username: CSC01; Password: CSC01
  3. Click on “Skillsurfer” under “Academic Tools”
  4. Click on “College”
  5. Click on “English Writing” and then on subject of choice

 Purdue – online Writing Lab ( OWL) - https://owl.english.purdue.edu/

http://www.chompchomp.com/

http://www.grammarbook.com/

http://www.grammar-monster.com/

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

Accuplacer Testing
Below are several options for help with studying for the Accuplacer placement test

Brainfuse -  Accuplacer test tutorial

Go to the brainfuse website at http://brainfuse.com/login/


Username: CSC01; Password: CSC01

Click on “Skillsurfer” under “Academic Tools”

Click on “College Placement Tests”

Click on Accuplacer Subtest of choice

www.test-guide.com/Accuplacer
www.testprepreview.com/accuplacer_practice.htm
www.studyguidezone.com/accuplacertest.htm

www.mathhelp.com/accuplacer-math-test-prep

YouTube
- search “Accuplacer Test Prep”

 

 

ESL testing
ESL – English as a Second Language

Brainfuse ESL skills

Go to the Brainfuse website: http://brainfuse.com/login/

  1. Username: CSC01; Password: CSC01
  2. Click on “Skillsurfer” under “Academic Tools”
  3. Click on “ESL” and then on subtest of choice

http://freerice.com/category

http://learningenglish.voanews.com

Math Skills
Math Skills

Brainfuse  - Mathematics skills tutorial

Go to the brainfuse website at http://brainfuse.com/login/

  1. Username: CSC01; Password: CSC01
  2. Click on “Skillsurfer” under “Academic Tools”
  3. Click on “College”
  4. Click on “Mathematics” and then on subtest of choice

 

https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/find-by-topic/

https://www.khanacademy.org/


www.math.com

www.mathgoodies.com

 

www.mathisfun.com


www.algebrahelp.com


www.sosmath.com


www.webmath.com

Reading Comprehension
 

Brainfuse  - Reading skills tutorial

Go to the brainfuse website at http://brainfuse.com/login/

  1. Username: CSC01; Password: CSC01
  2. Click on “Skillsurfer” under “Academic Tools”
  3. Click on “College”
  4. Click on “English Reading” and then on subtest of choice

www.abcteach.com/directory/reading-comprehension-middle-high-school-81-2-1

www.englishmaven.org/Pages/Reading%20Comprehension.htm

http://freerice.com/category


 

TEAS testing
TEAS - Test of Essential Academic Skills (Limited copies of study guides available in the Sandburg library)

Brainfuse - TEAS test tutorial

Go to the brainfuse website at http://brainfuse.com/login/


Username: CSC01; Password: CSC01

Click on “Skillsurfer” under “Academic Tools”

Click on “Career Prep and Job Resources”

Click on “Nursing”

Click on  subtest of choice