Up Your Score: ACT, 2018-2019 Edition: The Underground Guide to Outsmarting

Up Your Score: ACT, 2018-2019 Edition: The Underground Guide to Outsmarting "The Test"

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Overview

Fully updated to reflect the most current version of the ACT, Up Your Score: ACT remains the test prep and survival guide that kids will actually want to use. Written by Chris Arp, a Princeton graduate and top ACT tutor—with the help of four students who aced the test (and went on to the colleges of their choice)—it’s a true insider’s guide, filled with effective strategies and tips, delivered with the attitude, smarts, and wit that make Up Your Score the bestselling alternative test-prep series in print.

▪ Crush the reading section by developing the Five Habits of Lean Forward Reading.
▪ Master the math section through techniques like “plugging in,” an amazing trick that simplifies all algebra word problems.
▪ Annihilate the English section by absorbing six key punctuation and nine essential grammar rules.
▪ Sail through the science section by understanding that it actually tests reasoning.
▪ Plus, the latest information on ACT scoring and the essay test, revised in 2015 to be more open-ended and analytical.

 


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761193661
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/19/2017
Series: Up Your Score
Edition description: 2018-2019 Edition
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 267,034
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

About the Author

Chris Arp is a veteran and highly sought-after test-prep tutor at Veritas (now called Zinc Educational Services). He has a BA from Princeton and a masters in education from Brooklyn College and is writing a novel.

Jon Fish graduated in three years from the University of Kentucky with a degree in history and political science. He plans to attend law school.



Zack Swafford is getting a masters in artificial intelligence at Stanford.



Ava Chen is a graduate of MIT and is currently studying the behavior of jumping spiders at Harvard's Wyss Institute.

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