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College and Career Success

Map Your Path to Success!

The JSCC Libraries provide access to resources designed to assist students in college and career success.  Use the tabs on the left to navigate to the resources.

  • PrepSTEP for Community Colleges offers targeted learning centers with practice tests, tutorials, e-books, articles and flashcards to help you achieve your goals.  Specific content includes the following interactive modules:
    • Core Math and Science Skills:  Get help with algebra, geometry, probability and statistics, pre-calculus, calculus, chemistry,
      biology, physics and more.
    • Core English Skills:  Brush up on your reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary skills.
    • College Success Skills:  Find tips for achieving success inside and outside the classroom. Topics include staying organized, taking better notes, avoiding plagiarism, managing your money and developing healthy habits.
    • Career Preparation:  Discover potential careers in allied health, nursing, teaching, law enforcement and more. Prepare for occupational certification tests and build workplace skills.
    • Job and Career Accelerator:  Powerful tools and guidance to achieve your career goals.
    • Placement Test Preparation:  Prepare for ACCUPLACER® and ASSET® college placement tests as well as CLEP®, DSST®,  TOEFL iBT® and IELTS™ exams.
    • ACT and SAT Preparation:  Prepare for the ACT® and SAT® tests. Also search for graduate schools, programs and scholarships.
    • High School Equivalency [GED] Center:  Find skill-building exercises in writing, math, grammar and vocabulary skills. Prepare for the GED® test (in English or Spanish).
  • Peterson's Test and Career Prep
    • Prepare for standardized tests with eBooks, online courses, and full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more.
    • Research undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring and preparing for careers whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities.
    • A variety of interactive methods prompt personalized career recommendations and insight on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability.
    • Search for jobs and create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and websites that can be externally shared with prospective employers, using prebuilt templates.