Practice Tests • Plainview

Taking a full-length practice test is a fundamental component of effectual college placement exam preparation. Method Test Prep regularly holds practice tests at its Plainview and Mineola centers, where students are able to take a proctored, full-length SAT or ACT under test-like conditions. Students keep their copy of the test afterwards for review, and, within a week, receive a detailed score report showcasing their strengths and weakness on the exam. The essay is now optional on both the SAT and ACT. Please see important notes below if you plan on taking a practice test with the essay.

Click here for the February practice test calendar

Click here for instructions on how to get your practice ACT score report


How To Register: Select a date on the right, and click “Enroll Today”

Cost (without essay): $50 for either test without essay

Cost (with essay): $60 for either test with essay grading, including feedback

**To take SAT/ACT with essay: click one of the registration links on the right and type in ESSAY in the promo box during checkout. It will add an extra $10 to the total and it must be entered in order to take the essay. Note the essay is 40 minutes on the ACT and 50 minutes on the SAT. The 4-hour time slot includes the time needed to take the essay.**

What to Bring:

  • Calculator
  • Pencils
  • Snacks

Method Test Prep Flagship Center – Plainview
303 Sunnyside Boulevard, Suite 20
Plainview, NY 11803

The entrance to our parking lot is on Fairchild Avenue, the cross street to Sunnyside Blvd.
For more detailed directions, please see the map below.

Map of Location

How To Get Scores: A detailed score report will be emailed to the address used to register within one week. Students may request a copy of the answer key if they would like to score the test themselves sooner.

Policies and Procedures:

  • Students are expected to come at the day and time of the test for which they are registered. Moreover, students who are not registered for a scheduled session are not guaranteed a seat. Please call us at least 24 hours ahead of time if you need to make a change or if you do not see the day and/or time of the test you are looking for.
  • If your student requires special accommodations please call us so that we may make arrangements prior to the exam. We may not be able to accommodate all requests.
  • In the event that we need to cancel or delay a practice test due to inclement weather, you will be contacted beforehand via the email address provided. We will also post any and all alerts and updates on this page.


To view upcoming practice tests at our new Mineola center, click here.

Method Test Prep • Phone: (516) 597-4999

Method Test Prep SAT and ACT Cram Classes Perfect For Students Who: -Have a limited time to prepare for the SAT or ACT. -Want instruction from an expert teacher. -Want a solid foundation in all areas of the SAT or ACT. -Want last minute test prep strategies. -Want tips for time management during the test.