Test Preparation (GED, ACT, more)


Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of the Learning Express "Learning Centers" offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job?

Direct Link for use at the Library:  link

To access from home: goto http://mel.org, then click on MeL Databases, and then Learning Express. You may be asked for your VBDL Library card or Michigan driver's license number.


Here is a partial list of areas where LearningExpress can help:

  • Elementary School: Math Skills Improvement, Reading Skills Improvement.
  • Middle School: Math, Reading Comprehension, Social Studies, Writing Skills, HS Entrance Exams.
  • High School: Logic & Reasoning, Math, Reading Comprehension, Science, Statistics, Trigonometry, Vocab & Spelling, Writing & Grammar.
  • College Preparation:  ACT Preparation, Advanced Placement (AP) Preparation, CLEP, CUNY, PSAT, SAT, THEA, TOEFL iBT, TOEIC, Test-Taking Improvement, College Admissions Preparation, College Placement Preparation.
  • College Students: Personal Finance, Public Speaking, Math & Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Science Skills, Vocab & Spelling, Writing & Grammar, Grad School Entrance Exams, Technical and Career College Skills, College Placement Preparation.
  • Popular Software Tutorials: Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, WordPerfect, Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Publisher, SharePoint, Visio, Word, Windows and Mac Operating Systems.
  • GED Preparation: GED Practice Exams, GED Preparation Courses and Guides, GED Skills Improvement, Spanish-language GED Preparation.
  • Workplace Skills Improvement: Business Writing, Job Search, Resumes, and Interviewing, TOEIC Preparation
  • Occupation Practice Tests: Air Traffic Controller, Civil Service, Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical , Emergency Medical Services, Firefighter, Green Careers, Law Enforcement, Military, Nursing and Allied Health, Legal, Plumbing, Real Estate, Teaching, Test-Taking Skills Improvement
  • Skill Building for Adults: Math & Reasoning, Personal Finance, Public Speaking, Reading, Science, Statistics, Trigonometry, Writing & Grammar.
  • U.S. Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship Preparation
  • Recursos para Hispanohablantes: Mejora de las habilidades de lectura y escritura, Mejora de las habilidades matemáticas, Preparación para examen GED
  • Computer & Internet Basics: Getting Started with Computers, Getting Started with the Internet