Study Guides and Test Preparation

Test Preparation Databases

Learning Express eBooks Collection (Home Access)
Study guides and test preparation books to help prepare to advance in school, or pass licensing, certification, or competitive entry-level exams.
Learning Express Library
Online study test for the SAT, ASVAB, Civil Service, GED, ESL and many others. Available in the library and at home to KPL library card holders. New users must register on Learning Express at the library. Once registered, Learning Express Library can be accessed from home. Also available to Michigan residents with a Michigan driver's license or ID from MeL.org.

General Educational Development Tests (G.E.D.)

LearningExpress's GED math  by LearningExpress LearningExpress's GED math
Call Number: 510.76 L4384
2008
Barron's Pass Key to the GED: High School Equivalency Examination by Murray RockowitzBarron's Pass Key to the GED: High School Equivalency Examination
Rockowitz, Murray
Call Number: 371.27 G452XR.1 2007
2007
GED: High School Equivalency Exam by Murray RockowitzGED: High School Equivalency Exam
Rockowitz, Murray
Call Number: 371.27 G452XR 2007-08
2007
McGraw-Hill's GED Mathematics: The Most Complete and Reliable Study Program for the GED Math Test by Jerry HowettMcGraw-Hill's GED Mathematics: The Most Complete and Reliable Study Program for the GED Math Test
Howett, Jerry
Call Number: 510.76 H8599
2006
McGraw-Hill's Top 50 Math Skills for GED Success: Master the Essential Skills Required on the GED Math Test by Robert MitchellMcGraw-Hill's Top 50 Math Skills for GED Success: Master the Essential Skills Required on the GED Math Test
Mitchell, Robert
Call Number: 510.76 M682
2005

Graduate Record Examination (G.R.E.)

1,014 GRE Practice Questions by Neill Seltzer1,014 GRE Practice Questions
Seltzer, Neill
Call Number: 378.1662 G733S
2009
The best way to prepare for standardized tests is to practice, and this resource offers you plenty of opportunities to do just that. 1,014 GRE Practice Questions includes: *over 1,000 practice questions *detailed answer explanations for all practice questions *a focused and informative overview of what’s on the GRE and how it’s tested
The GRE Test for Dummies by Michelle  GilmanThe GRE Test for Dummies
Gilman, Michelle
Call Number: 378.1662 G733G
2009
Now revised to reflect the changes to the verbal measure, quantitative measure, and analytical writing sections of the GRE, taking effect in the fall of 2007, this easy-to-use, refreshingly irreverent test-prep guide includes all of the secrets of the Internet-based test (iBT) as well as brush-up reviews on math and grammar, two complete practice tests, and proven time-management techniques.
Barron's How to Prepare for the GRE, Graduate Record Examination by Sharon GreenBarron's How to Prepare for the GRE, Graduate Record Examination
Green, Sharon
Call Number: 371.27 B277.8 2003
2003
The Insider's Guide to the GRE CAT by Karl  WeberThe Insider's Guide to the GRE CAT
Weber, Karl
Call Number: 371.27 W374.2
2002

Scholastic Aptitude Test (S.A.T.)

Hack the SAT: a private SAT tutor spills the secret strategies and sneaky shortcuts that can raise your score hundreds of points by Eliot SchreferHack the SAT: a private SAT tutor spills the secret strategies and sneaky shortcuts that can raise your score hundreds of points
Schrefer, Eliot
Call Number: 378.1662 S3682S
2008
Money can buy academic success, and the SAT is no exception. Harvard honors graduate Eliot Schrefer discovered this lucrative truth when he took a job at the nation’s most exclusive test-prep firm. He has helped hundreds of his clients raise their scores an average of 300 points and reel in admission to exclusive colleges. Now, in a guide that is as unique as his tricks, Schrefer brings his extraordinary pointers to every anxious applicant.This user-friendly rescue manual delivers such scoreboosting features as:• a killer vocabulary list, including words the SAT has repeated for decades (and why reading Vanity Fair magazine is smart test prep)• cheap tricks to master the math section (surprise! you learned all you needed to know about SAT math by the eighth grade)• how to be a grammar genius without cracking another book (bonus: discover the tiny subset of grammar rules that is the SAT’s secret lover)Schrefer writes in a snappy, conversational tone, dishing gossipy anecdotes about former clients while presenting advice not found in competing books. With a design that is as vibrant as a gamer’s virtual world, this is the ultimate weapon in the quest for test-score triumph.
15 Realistic Tests for the SAT Subject Test Math Level 2: formerly known as SAT Math Level IIC: up-to-date and true-to-life with solutions by  15 Realistic Tests for the SAT Subject Test Math Level 2: formerly known as SAT Math Level IIC: up-to-date and true-to-life with solutions
Call Number: 510.76 M6139
2007
This book contains 15 full-length model practice tests that simulate the real-life SAT Math Level 2 test and reflect the latest question types. The tests come with answers and solutions along with two additional chapters: one on the description of the real test and the other on the most effective graphing calculator techniques to make a student's life easier on the real test. This book also includes three bonus tests with the solutions coming in a separate CD-ROM.
The Rocketreview Revolution: The Ultimate Guide to the New SAT and the PSAT by Adam RobinsonThe Rocketreview Revolution: The Ultimate Guide to the New SAT and the PSAT
Robinson, Adam
Call Number: 371.27 R6581 TEEN
2006
411 Essay Prompts and Writing Questions by  411 Essay Prompts and Writing Questions
Call Number: 428.7 F7731 TEEN
2006
411 SAT Critical Reading Questions by LearningExpress 411 SAT Critical Reading Questions
Call Number: 420.76 F7731 TEEN
2006
411 SAT Algebra and Geometry Questions by LearningExpress 411 SAT Algebra and Geometry Questions
Call Number: 510.76 F7731 TEEN
2006
McGraw-Hill's SAT I by Christopher BlackMcGraw-Hill's SAT I
Black, Christopher
Call Number: 371.27 B627.1 2006
2006
McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New SAT Math by Robert PostmanMcGraw-Hill's Conquering the New SAT Math
Postman, Robert
Call Number: 371.27 P858
2006
Conquering the New SAT Writing by Christopher BlackConquering the New SAT Writing
Black, Christopher
Call Number: 371.27 B627