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College and Career Success

Your Free PrepStep and Peterson's Account

This resource is available for free to all members of the Jefferson State Community College.  For assistance in setting up your free account, use the link above!

Why do you have to register?

  • Users have access to a variety of educational resources from our interactive, online learning platforms.
  • Users must create personal accounts in order to save their work in progress, store score reports, and revisit any practice tests, tutorials, or eBooks.
  • Registration only requires a valid email address and a password.
  • Your email address will become your username and will be used for password reset, if needed. 

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.