Dependable Guidance and Tools on Careers and Education

Help your users prepare for the future in new ways. From the high school or community college student just embarking on a career path to the business veteran, Peterson's test and career prep resources are essential—providing in-depth information on colleges and universities, practice preparatory entrance tests, access to resume and cover letter building tools, and much more. Because you can directly link to components of these resources, you can easily direct users to web menus, LibGuides, programming materials, social media, etc.

  • Help test-takers succeed

    Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep provides access to full-length, timed practice tests for high school and college entrance exams as well as graduate programs and career-oriented test prep. It offers intuitive searches on more than 4,000 accredited schools, including location information, tuition costs, majors, and more for vocational, undergraduate, and graduate programs. Plus, there are financial aid tools to help students plan, budget, and identify resources. There are even international resources, including practice tests and eBooks for U.S. Citizenship and English proficiency for non-native English speakers.

  • Equip job seekers

    Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep offers access to advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking. Personalized career assessments focus on a user's interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences. Comprehensive career information, including videos, articles, best practices, and downloadable worksheets are included. Job searching capabilities powered by match listings based on assessment results. Plus, resume editing software powered by VisualCV Resume Creator provides 5,000 resume templates and cover letter samples.

Peterson's Suite

Peterson’s Career Prep

A comprehensive resource offering personalized assessments focused on a user's interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences. Also includes career videos, an occupational database and career library, military crosswalks, and job search powered by

Peterson’s Test Prep

This online tool offers users standardized test preparation, including practice tests, eBooks, and online courses. Ideal for researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, exploring and preparing for careers.

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

Combines Peterson’s Test Prep and Peterson’s Career Prep into one single user experience to make accessing the products more seamless and promoting them even easier.


Preview Resume Editing Tool

The VisualCV Resume Creator can be found in all three test and career prep resources. Whether users need to edit an existing resume 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 and tools can be accessed from any location, on any device.

Effective Format

All content supports simultaneous use and eBooks can be downloaded as DRM-free PDF files. No need to worry about print books that become heavily used.

Encouraging Tone

Assessments, articles, and tips are written in a friendly, conversational tone so users can feel unintimidated. 

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