Vocab Apps for Standardized Tests

Are you preparing to take a standardized test like the SAT, ACT, or GRE? If the answer is yes, you need to build up your vocabulary, fast. Here are six different vocab apps for standardized tests that can help!

Knowji Vocab by Knowji, Inc: If you have trouble remembering what you’ve learned, then this is the app for you! Knowji Vocab teaches you 1600 words specifically chosen for the SAT®, GRE®, ACT®, and ASVAB exams, and the words chosen are often used in news, books, movies, business, and politics. Knowji apps are also Common Core aligned.

SAT Flashcards by Brainscape: This straightforward app contains over 5,000 simple and easy-to-use flashcards for studying for the standardized tests required to apply to most colleges. This includes prep for SAT, SAT2, and ACT.

GRE Vocab Genius by Lafazi, Inc: This app will teach you 500 high frequency GRE words and provides a fun and intuitive way to learn new words using illustrations and pictures together with audio. Using GRE Vocab Genius can give your verbal score a significant boost by improving your vocabulary quickly and efficiently.

Knowji AWL+ (Academic Word List) by Knowji, Inc: The AWL was developed by New Zealand’s School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies. Words were selected based on the frequency of their appearance in a broad range of academic texts. This app teaches you 1100 academic words that all students should know!

Visual Vocab SAT by Mighty Oak Games LLC: This “master-level” SAT vocab app is designed for students already in the 700+ verbal range who are aiming for pro status! Visual Vocab SAT contains 125+ of the hardest level (800 or difficulty level 5) vocab words paired with photos, sentences, and an adaptive quiz feature.

SAT Vocab by MindSnacks: Study for the SATs by playing games! Featuring 9 addictive games designed to build essential SAT, PSAT, and GRE vocabulary, this app is as perfect for students preparing for exams as it is for adults looking to expand their vocabulary.

Allison Green
Boston Tutoring Services

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