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Free Test Prep for College Entrance Exams

Free, Online Study Guides

The Triumph College Admissions Online Study Guide for SAT and the TCA Online Study Guide for ACT are free online tools available to help you prepare for taking the PSAT, SAT, or ACT. You may use these study guides at any time. Use the study guides to learn more about the test, review specific skills, take practice quizzes, and track your progress.

Free, Online Prep Course

Within the Triumph Online Study Guide, you will also find FinalPrep for the SAT and ACT, online sessions designed for preparation the week before the test. FinalPrep helps you to review the structure, format, skills, and test-taking tips you need before you take the test.

How to Log In and Use Triumph Online Study Guide & FinalPrep

Click on the link to your school's TCA Online Study Guide website (at left). This will bring you to the Online Study Guide where you can log in.

Log into the Student Study Guide Homepage

  • Enter your NC Wise Student ID # as the username (Note: If you don’t know your NC Wise Student ID #, go to your school’s office and ask them to look it up for you.)
  • Enter your birthdate (YYYYMMDD) as the password
  • Click the “login” button

Select a Test Preparation Option

  • SAT Study Guide
  • PSAT Study Guide
  • ACT Study Guide
  • FinalPrep for the SAT
  • FinalPrep for the ACT

Once you are in your selected test preparation option, begin with the overview and complete the steps as directed.

If you are completing a study guide, plan to spend a minimum of ten hours to get the most out of the guide. FinalPrep will take between 2 and 2 ½ hours. You do not have to complete either program in one sitting. Break up the work and pace yourself.