Not many of us look forward to taking a standardized test! Fortunately, there are a number of test preparation resources available at the library. The library has books, videos and test preparation software for many topics including civil service jobs like the ones listed below. We also have materials that will help you pass your GED and score high on the SAT! You'll also find a quiet place to study at our libraries.
Books for Adults
Postal exam quick course : exams 470 & 460
by Parnell, T. W.
Complete test preparation in less than 12 hours
Books for Teens
New SAT strategies for super busy students : 10 simple steps (For students who don´t want to spend their whole lives preparing for the test)
by Kensler, Chris.
Learn how the SAT is structured, and how to attach each section!
Books for Older Children
Super study skills : the ultimate guide to tests and studying
by Rozakis, Laurie.
Knowing how to study is important if you want to do your best in school. Super Study Skills: The Ultimate Guide to Tests and Studying has the helpful tips all students need to become more successful. Whether you are preparing for a standardized test, getting ready for a classroom quiz, or trying to improve your grades, Super Study Skills can help you reach your goals.
Books for Younger Children
Countdown to kindergarten
by McGhee, Alison
Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler can not tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst.
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LearningExpress Ebooks (http://0-www.learningexpresslibrary.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/)
Study guides and test-preparation books to help people prepare for high-stakes tests—to advance in school, or pass licensing, certification, or competitive entry-level exams.
Number2.com is the only website that offers students access to comprehensive free online test preparation courses for the SAT, ACT, and GRE. How do we do it? Number2.com earns revenue from sponsorships and licensing.
Study Guide Zone (http://www.studyguidezone.com/)
Free resources for anyone else who wants to improve his or her score on a standardized test. The site provides help for four different kinds of tests: admission exams that are part of an application to school; licensing exams required for certification in professions like teaching and nursing; vocational exams for professional schools and the military; and primary and secondary school exams for students in elementary, middle, and high school. Many of the exam pages listed in the Test Directory contain links to practice questions composed by test experts. Also, there is a Study Tips section with advice on taking tests, writing research papers, and getting the most the classroom.
Approved Real Estate Pre-Licensing Schools (http://red.state.nv.us/forms/502.pdf)
A list of Real Estate Pre-licensing Schools currently accredited by the Real Estate Commission.
Clark County School District GED information (http://www.ccsd.net/schools/aded/index.html)
The Clark County School District provides testing sites for the GED examination and requires educational counseling for adults.
ACT for Students (http://www.actstudent.org/index.html)
Register for the test and browse through sample questions
College Boards (http://www.collegeboard.com)
Administers the SAT and the PSAT/NMSQT ™. Check for test dates and locations and register online. Get your scores, send your scores, and a host of other information for college!
GED - General Education Development Testing Service (http://www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=GED_TS)
From the American Council on Education, The General Education Development Testing Service includes information on testing sites, tips on what to expect when taking the test, and how to use your GED credential to apply for college.
Graduate Record Exams (GRE) for Test Takers (http://www.gre.org/ttindex.html)
Offers description of the tests, dates, fees and online registration
Learn about the ASVAB (http://www.asvabprogram.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=overview.test)
The ASVAB is a nationally normed multiaptitude test battery developed and maintained by the Department of Defense. Over half of all high schools nationwide participate in ASVAB testing. Learn more here.