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Test Prep at the Library

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This video tutorial will demonstrate how to use several library resources to prepare for standardized tests such as the SAT, GRE, or GED.

The Library has a variety of resources to help you study for a standardized test. One of the best resources is Testing and Education Reference Center. To access this resource, go to the Library's website, and click the Databases button.

Testing & Education Reference Center is the last database listed on the Library's Recommended Databases. You may need to scroll down to see it. This database provides preparation and practice tests for many standardized tests. To access this database, click its title.

To log in, your username is your SF ID number On the next screen, enter your college password.

Tests are organized in the top navigation bar. The GRE is located under the High School category. The ACT and SAT are available under College Prep. Law enforcement, medical exams such as the NCLEX, and the ASVAB are located under Career. The GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT are located under Grad School. Finally, the TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship tests can be located under the International category.

Most exams will have three online practice tests and one or more online books.

To access these resources, you will need to create a free account. This allows you to keep track of your progress and scores.

The Library also has other resources including books that are available to check out. For help finding these resources, you will need to access a specialized guide by clicking Guides button on the library website.

From this page, click Subject Guides to expand the category.

In the full list of subject guides, scroll down and click Standardized Test Resources.

This guide will allow you to choose a test and view relevant books and other resources.

This concludes the video tutorial on preparing for standardized tests. If you still have questions, please contact a librarian:

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