From the moment children enter high school, the distant threats of college and entrance exams stand as a marker on the horizon. College preparatory tests have been the proverbial finish line for generations and while this fact isn’t likely to change anytime soon, researchers suggest there may be a change in the way students should prepare. The commanding rise in online education has changed the dynamic of the academic world, bringing those living within lower income brackets up to the same opportunity level as wealthier families. The tests have also shown signs of change over time, striving to become more relevant to this generations classroom environment. The following suggestions have been offered by professors and test developers alike in order to help students and their parents intercept the evolving format.