Attend a Virtual Open House on September 18th
Event attendees will meet with faculty, get help with application questions, attend a current student panel, and receive a $55 application fee waiver.
The following information is provided as a reference and starting point for students. This is not an exhaustive list. While the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) site is strongly recommended, the others are simply a list of potential resources selected as a starting point for you to explore. USF does not specifically endorse any of the resources provided.
CBEST is a basic skills test: reading, writing and math to the 8th grade level. Review math up to the Algebra I level. Review how to write a basic five-paragraph essay – opening paragraph with main idea and supporting details, three paragraphs in the middle, and a final summary paragraph. Practice reading and answering questions on what you have read.
On-line CBEST prep classes (w/ fee)
City College of San Francisco (CCSF): Free for California and San Francisco residents beginning F2017 CBEST Prep Classes at CCSF - LERN 53 A and LERN 53B. See CCSF current course schedule for specific dates/times.
Multiple taking tips can be found online. Below are a few resources; search and find one that fits your needs.
There are a wide range of published books available in local libraries and bookstores with sample CBEST Practice Tests. These can also be located for purchase online along with flash cards, etc.
Make sure you have enough time to study and take/pass all the tests before your deadline.
Be strategic in choosing CSET Test dates: The resources below include info on considerations for selecting a test date, and reporting periods for test scores
There are a wide range of published books available in local libraries and bookstores with sample CSET Practice Tests. These can also be located for purchase online along with flash cards, etc.