How to Survive the SAT (and ACT)

How to Survive the SAT (and ACT)

by Jay Brody

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This guide seeks to encourage and instruct students faced with the daunting first step of the college admissions process: the SAT and ACT tests. More than just a test-prep guide, How to Survive the SAT is a compendium of anecdotes and tips from past test-takers with high scores. From advice on everything from getting into the frame of mind, to crucial test-day rituals, this guide offers practical help for those ready to achieve their best possible scores.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933512068
Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Series: Hundreds of Heads Survival Guides
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     vii
A Rite of Passage: The SAT & You     1
Getting Started: The First Steps to a High Score     13
Hitting the Books: Studying for the Big Test     27
Friends, Family & Your School: Do They Help?     61
Tricks & Strategies: Tips for Besting the Test     77
The Test: Critical Reading Section     97
The Test: Math Section     109
The Test: Writing Section     119
Apples & Oranges: Differences in the SAT & ACT     131
Your No. 2 Pencil and -? Last-Minute Preparations     141
Start Your Engines: Taking the Test     165
Anticipation: Getting Your Scores     185
Random SAT Wisdom     203

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