Consortium Library offers free online testing and education resource to all Alaskans

September 24, 2011

The UAA/APU Consortium Library offers a free online testing and education service to all Alaskan students. The Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) is designed to help students in all walks of life-from high school, graduate school, specialty school and beyond-help make their future education decisions easier.

Check out all of the features that TERC has to offer, from test prep, career and college searches and help identifying funding options. Get started with TERC today.

For all students
TERC is loaded with information on colleges, technical schools, practice entrance exams and certification and professional license exams that show students what to expect and how to prepare for-and excel at-the next step in their education.

Career-oriented test prep includes online practice tests for information technology, law programs, nursing programs, Air Force officer qualifying, military flight aptitude and civil service and licensure exams.

Users will find high school test prep for GED, AP, ISEE, COOP, SSAT and more. Those aiming toward college can find tests geared to CLEP, FCAT, SAT, ACT, PSAT, TAKS and more. Graduate school preps include GRE, LSAT, MCAT and MAT. There are even international tests covering TOEFL, TOEIC and U.S. citizenship.

Job seekers
TERC’s Career Module allows users to explore career choices; assess their likes, strengths and interests and map a career path to occupations most suitable to them. Also, the Resume Builder and Virtual Career Library helps guide job seekers while looking for the right job for them.

Finding the right school
Testing & Education Reference Center provides a vast collection of information on two- and four-year institutions across the United States to help students (and parents) screen potential schools.

Intuitive searches and quick results deliver data that includes the school’s location, tuition, majors, average G.P.A. of incoming students, religious affiliations if any, and much more. And when the selection comes down to a graduate school, students can find nearly 37,000 accredited programs representing a variety of disciplines.

Where will the money come from?
Testing & Education Reference Center helps students and parents prepare financially by identifying aid sources and offering tips on how to secure available funds. TERC also offers one of the largest databases of scholarships and grants to assist students in funding their education. Updated and accurate information on more than 1.5 million financial awards is easily accessed.

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