Dependable Guidance and Tools on Jobs, Careers, and Education

Help students and other users sharpen their career preparation skills. From the high school or community college student seeking an internship to the white-collar professional thinking about switching careers, Peterson's exam and test prep and career resources are essential tools to help people make the most of the opportunities out there in both the academic and business world. Peterson's resources give students in-depth information on colleges and universities and help them practice for preparatory entrance exams like the ACT or SAT. They also grant access to resumé and cover letter building tools, act as tutorials to help students identify the most suitable industries and occupations, and provide answers to just about any career-related question. Users can be easily directed to web menus, LibGuides, programming materials, social media, and career preparation solutions. Download the brochure.

  • Help Test-Takers Succeed with Practice Tests and Exam Prep

    Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep grants access to full-length, timed practice tests for high school and college entrance exams and can help students boost their ACT or SAT score. Peterson’s Test Prep also offers a wealth of information on graduate programs and career-oriented test prep. Moreover, students can conduct intuitive searches on over 4,000 accredited schools, with thorough results that include location information, college tuition costs, majors, and details on vocational, undergraduate, and graduate programs. Financial aid tools and materials help students prepare, plan, budget, and answer difficult questions about money. There are even international resources, including practice tests and exam preparation and eBooks for U.S. Citizenship and English proficiency for non-native English speakers.

  • Equip Job Seekers by Providing Solutions

    Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep offers access to clear-cut information on resumés, cover letters, interviewing, and job networking. Personalized career assessments focus on a user's interests, experience, skills, academic history, values, personality, and workplace preferences. Comprehensive career information, including videos, articles, best practices, and downloadable worksheets are included to help catch the eye of a potential employer. Job searching capabilities powered by match listings based on assessment results. Finally, resumé editing software powered by VisualCV provides 5,000 resumé templates and cover letter samples that can help students land an internship or secure that hard-to-find job.

Peterson's Suite

Peterson’s Career Prep

This comprehensive resource platform creates personalized assessments focused on a user's interests, values, skills, personality, and workplace preferences. Peterson’s Career Prep also includes professional career videos, an occupational database and career library, military crosswalks, and job search powered by

Peterson’s Test Prep

This online education tool offers users standardized exam preparation, including practice tests, eBooks, and online courses. Ideal for researching undergraduate and graduate school programs, finding tuition assistance, exploring academic opportunities, and preparing for professional careers.

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

Combines Peterson’s Test Prep and Peterson’s Career Prep into one single user experience. Peterson’s Test and Career Prep make the content easily accessible and gives the user a myriad of opportunities to develop their career preparation skills.

Preview Resumé Editing Tool

powered by VisualCV, the resumé editing tool can be found in all three test and career prep resources. Whether users need to edit an existing resumé or create one from scratch, this tool provides several industry-specific examples and unique visual layouts to choose from. Users can also create a website to share digitally with employers.

Platform Features

Accessible Design

Content, materials, and tools can be accessed from any location, on any device.

Encouraging Tone

Education materials, exam assessments, articles, and tips are written in a friendly, conversational tone so students and users will not feel intimidated. Peterson's Test and Career Suite is like having a virtual career counselor and exam prep tutor at your fingertips.

Effective Format

All content supports simultaneous use and eBooks can be downloaded as DRM-free PDF files. There is no need to worry about lugging around heavy and cumbersome print books.

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