Score your highest on the MAT? Easy.
The MAT exam is one of the hardest intellectual challenges in the field of standardized testing. Students preparing to take this exam need a chance to practice the analogy skills necessary to score well on this test, which MAT For Dummies provides with its six full-length practice tests and plethora of other test preparation suggestions.
MAT For Dummies includes test-specific analogy strategies, practice and review for each content area, word/terms lists covering the major subject categories, and six practice tests with detailed answer banks.
- Goes beyond content knowledge and teaches you the test-taking skills you need to maximize your score
- Includes six full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations
- Helps you score high on MAT exam day
If you're a potential graduate student preparing for the MAT, this hands-on, friendly guide helps you score higher.
About the Author
Vince Kotchian is a full-time standardized test tutor specializing in the MAT, SSAT, ISEE, ACT, GRE, and GMAT. He teaches a GRE prep course at the University of California, San Diego, and has an extensive understanding of analogies and the MAT.
Edwin Kotchian is a MAT tutor and freelance writer who has contributed to a variety of test-prep material.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introducing the MAT: Learning about Analogies, Planning, and Test-Taking 5
Chapter 1: All About the MAT 7
Chapter 2: Analogies from A to Z 15
Chapter 3: Types of Analogies and How to Solve Them 25
Chapter 4: Creating a Smart MAT Preparation Plan 41
Part II: Conquering the Content: Reviewing Vocabulary, Knowledge, and Culture 51
Chapter 5: Working with Words and Language 53
Chapter 6: Handling the Humanities 73
Chapter 7: Studying the Social Sciences 97
Chapter 8: Studying Science and Math 117
Part III: MAT Practice Exams 135
Chapter 9: MAT Practice Test #1 137
Chapter 10: Answers to MAT Practice Test #1 149
Chapter 11: MAT Practice Test #2 155
Chapter 12: Answers to MAT Practice Test #2 167
Chapter 13: MAT Practice Test #3 173
Chapter 14: Answers to MAT Practice Test #3 185
Chapter 15: MAT Practice Test #4 191
Chapter 16: Answers to MAT Practice Test #4 203
Chapter 17: MAT Practice Test #5 209
Chapter 18: Answers to MAT Practice Test #5 221
Chapter 19: MAT Practice Test #6 227
Chapter 20: Answers to MAT Practice Test #6 239
Part IV: The Part of Tens 245
Chapter 21: Ten Tried-and-True Test Tips 247
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Fight off Test-Related Anxiety 251
Part V: The Appendixes 255
Appendix A: Graduate Level Vocabulary 257
Appendix B: Making the MAT Work for You 319
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I bought the Nook version of this book and used it to study for my MAT exam that I took a couple of weeks ago. I found this book to be very helpful along with the MAT practice exams on the Pearson site. I did well on my exam and consider this purchase well worth the money.
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