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Test Preparation Guide: Guide Home

Contains resources to prepare for standardized tests, such as GREs.

Test Preparation Resources

Are you going to take a challenge exam, a standardized test -- such as the GMAT, GRE, LSAT, or MCAT -- or a test for entry into nursing school or for professional certification, such as the NCLEX or PRAXIS exams?

This guide includes some of the many library resources to help prepare for such tests and maximize the chance of success on the first try.

Recommended Resources

Test Prep Databases and Resources

Check out some of these resources for information on standardized tests and certification exams, as well as basic skills practice in writing, mathematics, and computers.

Library database:


Free state resources:

Ebooks and Print Books

Ebooks are primarily available through the ProQuest Ebook Central and EBSCO ebook databases.

Location and availability of print books can be found in the Library catalog.

Search keywords include: examination questions, examinations, study guides, test prep, or test preparation.

Resources on the Web

Testing resources on the web include both free and fee-based resources. Resources include information and study materials available through the organizations that create and administer the tests. Others are publishers of test preparation materials.

Challenge Exams

Challenge Exam Resources

Do you plan to take a South College challenge exam? Challenge Exam study guides can be obtained from Admissions representatives or any South College Library or Resource Center.

Resources by program

Books from the Catalog

Helpful Web Sites

Free Web Resources

FNP Certification

NCLEX-RN Resources

Print Books



Subject Librarian

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James Gill
Lonas Campus Library
3904 Lonas Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
(865) 251-1832