Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the SAT 2012 by Kaplan Publishing StaffPractice makes perfect! Over 1.5 million graduated from high school in 2010 having taken the SAT at least once. As college acceptances become more competitive, students must set themselves apart from the competition with a high SAT score. There is nothing like practice to help one build the necessary edge and Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the SAT/PSAT 2012 provides more practice exams than any other guide on the market. This guide is designed to help students increase speed and accuracy with all of the different SAT question types. Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the SAT/PSAT features: 10 full-length practice SAT exams with full answer explanations 2 full-length practice PSAT exams with full answer explanations More than 600 math grid-ins and multiple-choice questions More than 800 sentence completion and reading comprehension questions More than 500 multiple-choice writing questions 12 essay prompts, complete with model essays and a self-grading guide Kaplan guarantees that students will score higher on the SAT or PSAT-or get their money back. Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the SAT/PSAT 2013 is the must-have preparation tool for every student looking to score higher!
Call Number: LB2353.57 .A166 2011 (Kent)
Publication Date: 2011-06-07
SAT Exam Practice Questions by SAT Exam Secrets Test Prep Staff (Editor)SAT Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the SAT test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Taking lots of practice tests helps ensure that you are not surprised or disappointed on your test day. Our SAT Exam Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our SAT Exam Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.
Call Number: LB2353.57 .S2636 2011 (Kent)
Publication Date: 2014-03-31
101 Ways to Score Higher on Your SAT Reasoning Test by Jaclyn Bissell; Eva Holtz (Preface by); Martin MaguireBook- Each year millions of high school students dedicate a Saturday morning to taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test, more commonly referred to as the SATs. These tests are important because 92 percent of colleges require applicants to report their scores. In 2008 the average score for critical reading was 502, for maths 515, and for writing 494. How can you boost your scores and stand out from the crowd when applying to college? Reading this book and employing the practices found within, is one way to do so. In this new book, you will learn about and understand the scoring system, as well as the format and content. You will learn how to read questions correctly, how to control your anxiety, and how to approach each section. In addition, you will be presented with a list of resources to help you prepare and dozens of teacher-recommended strategies. The book is filled with maths, English, and writing practice questions; step-by-step instructions on writing an effective SAT essay; reviews of critical reading, grammar, and correct usage; and reviews of the most important maths concepts. Some of the study strategies included are answering the easy questions first, making educated guesses, and budgeting your time. This book also directs you to a variety of resources for more practice tests, guidelines, and information about the standardised test which was taken by over 1.5 million students in 2008. Instead of panicking and worrying about the SATs, pick up this book and be confident in your test-taking abilities. Whether you are taking the test for the first time or for the fifth, you will learn valuable information and practical tips for improving your score.
Call Number: LB2353.57 .M24 2010 (North)
Publication Date: 2010-01-25
Cracking the New Sat Premium Edition 2016 by Princeton Review(PRINT) ****AS SEEN ON THE TODAY SHOW!**** SUCCEED ON THE NEW SAT WITH THE PRINCETON REVIEW! With 6 full-length practice tests created specifically for the redesigned exam, brand-new content reviews, and updated scoring strategies, this Premium Edition of Cracking the New SAT covers every facet of this challenging test. Big changes are coming to the SAT in 2016--and students planning on taking the test after March 2016 need to prepare for an exam that's a little bit longer and a lot more complex. The Princeton Review's Cracking the New SAT, Premium Edition, is an all-in-one resource designed specifically for students taking the Redesigned SAT. With this book, you'll get: Techniques That Actually Work. #65533; Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the New SAT #65533; Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically #65533; Essential strategies to help you work smarter, not harder The Changes You Need to Know for a High Score. #65533; Hands-on exposure to the new four-choice format and question types, including multi-step problems, passage-based grammar questions, and student-produced responses #65533; Valuable practice with complex reading comprehension passages as well as higher-level math problems #65533; Up-to-date information on the New SAT so you know what to expect on test day Practice That Gets You to Excellence. #65533; 6 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 2 online) that are fully aligned with the redesigned exam #65533; Drills for each new test section--Reading, Writing and Language, and Math #65533; Detailed answer explanations for every practice question Plus, with Cracking the New SAT, Premium Edition, you'll get online access to our exclusive Premium Portal for an extra competitive edge: #65533; Multi-week study plan guides #65533; Exclusive access to college and university rankings, college admissions advice, and financial aid tips #65533; Special "SAT Insider" section packed with helpful info on picking a perfect school, writing essays that stand out, and need-to-know details about the New SAT Prep with confidence when you prep with The Princeton Review!
Call Number: LB2353.57 .R63 2016 (North)
Publication Date: 2015-10-13
McGraw-Hill Education SAT 2017 Edition by Christopher Black; Mark AnestisThe go-to study guide that will prepare you for the SAT with invaluable features and customizable test planner app We''ve put all of our proven expertise into McGraw-Hill Education''s SAT 2017 to make sure you''re ready for this difficult exam. You''ll get essential skill-building techniques and strategies developed by professional SAT instructors who have helped thousands of students just like you to succeed on this important test. Packed with targeted instruction, this guide will boost your test-taking confidence and help you dramatically increase your scores. You''ll get online help, 4 full-length practice tests, hundreds of practice problems, and all the facts about the redesigned SAT exam. Features Include: #65533; 4 realistic full-length practice SATs #65533; Comprehensive coverage of all math and evidenced-based reading and writing sections #65533; In-depth review of the new optional essay section #65533; Explanation of the new scoring system #65533; Hundreds of sample questions with detailed explanations #65533; Strategies to help you answer every type of SAT question #65533; FREE customizable Test Planner app to help you organize your time and set your own study goals
Bob Miller's SAT Math for the Clueless by Robert MillerEverything you need to know to ace the math sections of the NEW SAT He's back And this time Bob Miller is helping you tackle the math sections of the new and scarier SAT Backed by his bestselling "Clueless" approach and appeal, Bob Miller's second edition of "SAT Math for the Clueless" once again features his renowned tips, techniques, and insider strategies for complete mastery of this often-feared portion of the test. Acting as your personal tutor, Miller guides you through all the puzzling elements of mathematics, making even the most complicated material clear and easy to handle. Features include: Completely updated coverage of the new SAT I, with added topics such as Algebra II A sample exam for the new SAT I math sections developed especially for this book Sample problems with fully explained answers
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2005
McGraw-Hill's SAT by Christopher Black; Mark AnestisFor the 1.5 million students who take the exam each year, "McGraw-Hill's SAT" now has more features and interactive test-taking practice online "McGraw-Hill's SAT" is now equipped with new additions to better meet students' needs. The guide teaches critical thinking skills designed to help students solve any SAT problem. And it provides test-taking practice with questions just like those on the real SAT. New Two complete interactive practice tests online (in addition to the 4 tests in the book). New: Eight-page Welcome section including "How to Use This Book," "SAT Study Plan," "Getting the Most from the Online Tests," and more. 4 full-length practice SATs with fully explained answers. Detailed 10-week study plan. Pull-out "Smart Cards" for easy subject review. Christopher Black (Greenwich, CT) is the founder of College Hill Coaching. Mark Anestis (Middletown, CT) is an exam tutor and the author of "5 Steps to a 5: AP Biology."
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2010
Master the SAT 2015 by Peterson's Publishing StaffPeterson's Master the SAT provides a wealth of test-taking strategies and helps students prepare for the SAT with extensive reviews and 9 full-length practice tests to help sharpen math, writing, and critical reading skills. In addition, "Parents' Guide to College Admission Testing," provides advice for parents on subjects such as what tests your high school student should take, how to motivate your child, and what role to play in the college admissions process. 9 full-length practice tests (including access to 3 online), with detailed answer explanations for each exam question "Parents' Guide to College Admission Testing," provides advice on how parents can motivate their children, what tests high school students should take, and what role parents should play in the college admissions process Access to hundreds of in-depth college and university descriptions online, offering information on degrees, student life, admission requirements, and application information Extensive reviews of all subjects appearing on the SAT, including essay writing, higher-level math, and reading comprehension. User-friendly design, with bulleted roadmaps and chapter summaries formulated so that high school students can work through the exercises at their own pace Vocabulary review with exercises and practice test questions in the free download of Peterson's Ultimate Word Success eBook .
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2014-08-26
SAT Prep Course by Jeff KolbyComprehensive, Rigorous Prep for the SAT Every year students pay $1,000 and more to test prep companies to prepare for the new SAT. Now you can get the same preparation in a book. SAT Prep Course provides the equivalent of a 2-month, 50-hour course. The new SAT is challenging but it can be mastered through hard work, analytical thought, and by training yourself to think like an SAT test writer. Many of the exercises in this book are designed to prompt you to think like an SAT test writer. For example, in the math section, you will find Duals. These are pairs of similar SAT problems in which only one property is different. They illustrate the process of creating SAT questions. Features: * Math: Twenty-six chapters provide comprehensive review of SAT math, including the new concepts from Algebra II and Trigonometry. * Reading: Develop the ability to spot places from which questions are likely to be drawn as you read a passage. (pivotal words, counter-premises, etc.) * Writing and Language: Comprehensive analysis of SAT grammar. * Vocabulary: Learn the essential 4000 SAT words and the 400 high-frequency words. * Mentor Exercises: These exercises provide hints, insight, and partial solutions to ease your transition from seeing SAT problems solved to solving them on your own.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
Up Your Score: ACT, 2016-2017 Edition by Chris Arp; Ava Chen; Jon Fish; Zack Swafford; Devon Kerr; Veritas Tutors Veritas Tutors and Test PrepIt's the ACT's turn. No longer considered a "regional" test and accepted at all four-year colleges throughout the United States, it's the most popular college admissions test in the country. More than 1.8 million students from the class of 2013 took it. Now updated to address the changes planned for the ACT in 2015, Up Your Score: ACT is 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 best-selling alternative test prep series in print. Beginning in 2015, the ACT will include more layers in its scoring (including separate STEM, English language arts, and "progress toward career readiness" sub-scores); in some places it will be administered digitally (and those tests will include optional "constructed-response" questions, in which students will have to come up with the answers, not select among multiple choices); and the essay will be less open ended, requiring more analysis. In addition to addressing these changes, the book explains how to 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 eight essential grammar rules. And sail through the science section by understanding that it actually tests reasoning. Plus there is an ACT fitness regime, tongue-in-cheek fashion and beauty tips, and a recipe for energy-boosting GameFace Quintuple Sugar Blast Bars. Good luck finding that in any other test prep book.
Call Number: LB2353.48 .A76 2016-17 (Deerwood)
Publication Date: 2015-07-14
The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2016 - 2017 by ACT StaffEverything you need to know about the 2016-2017 ACT test, with real full-length practice tests from the makers of the ACT! The Official ACT Prep Guide 2016-2017 is the bestselling resource for students gearing up for the ACT test. This comprehensive guide walks you through the entire test experience, from registration through results, with expert advice straight from the test's creators. You'll find effective test-taking strategies, tips for boosting your score on the English, math, reading, and science tests, and detailed information on the enhanced optional writing test. Three new full-length practice tests help you assess your readiness so you can spot weak areas well in advance, and the ACT experts provide valuable advice on preparing both mentally and physically so you can manage anxiety and be fully confident on test day. You also get free online bonus content to help you start college on the right foot, including tips for preparing an application that gets noticed, getting into your first-choice school, being a successful student, and much more. The 2016-2017 version of the ACT guide includes a number of changes, including reading test sections with two shorter prose passages and the enhanced writing test's prompts. This guide provides a preview of what to expect for the entire exam, so you can go into the test feeling fully prepared and ready to excel. Get insider tips and strategies from the exam's creators Improve your score in all five content areas, including the optional writing test Practice with full-length test forms taken from the actual ACT Gear up for college with bonus online advice for a successful first year The ACT is different from other standardized tests. It tests your accumulated skills and knowledge, so sheer memorization and vocabulary lists are unproductive prep strategies. For preparation strategies that actually make a difference in your score--and beyond--go straight to the source with The Official ACT Prep Guide 2016-2017.
Call Number: LB2353.48 .O44 2016 (Downtown)
Publication Date: 2016-05-31
Cracking the ACT with 6 Practice Tests, 2017 Edition by Princeton ReviewTHE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the ACT with 6 full-length practice tests, thorough ACT topic reviews, and extra practice online. Techniques That Actually Work. * Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the ACT * Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically * Essential strategies to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know for a High Score. * Complete coverage of all test topics, including the reading and written portions * Thorough review of the skills necessary to ace all five ACT sections * Bulleted chapter summaries for quick review Practice Your Way to Perfection. * 6 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 2 online) with detailed answer explanations * Drills for each test section--English, Mathematics, Reading, Science, and Writing * Instant score reports for online tests, plus optional LiveGrader(TM) essay scoring
McGraw-Hill's ACT by Steven W. DulanMore new features and more test-taking practice online to help the 1.4 million students conquer the ACT "McGraw-Hill's ACT" is revised and improved for the 2011 edition, giving students more of an edge for when they tackle the exam. It provides sample exams designed to match the real ACT in degree of difficulty, as well as classroom-tested tips and strategies for mastering every question type. Includes two complete interactive practice tests online in addition to the four tests in the book An eight-page Welcome section on "How to Use This Book," "ACT Study Plan," "Getting the Most from the Online Tests," and more. 8-week ACT Training Schedule--plus Emergency Plan in case the test is only days away Steven W. Dulan (East Lansing, MI) is the founder and president of Advantage Education, Inc.
PERT Test Reading and Writing Success by Academic Success Academic Success MediaAcademic Success Media's PERT Test Reading and Writing Success Test Preparation Book contains the most up-to-date and comprehensive prep and review materials available for the PERT Reading and Writing Tests. This book contains six PERT practice tests. There are three reading practice tests and three writing practice tests, with answers and in-depth explanations for each question. The explanations also contain exam tips and strategies for each question type on the real exam, so that you can correctly answer even the most difficult questions on the PERT reading and writing tests. While other PERT study guides just give you a general review of reading comprehension and writing skills, our study guide is focused to cover the exact skills assessed on the PERT examination. What is more, all of the problems in our book are of the same level of difficulty and in the exact same format as those on the actual PERT examination. The PERT Test Reading and Writing Success Study Guide has three sections. The reading and writing review section contains: An overview of the format and content of the PERT reading and writing tests Review of the types of questions covered on the PERT reading test Review of the types concepts covered on the PERT writing test Our reading practice tests cover: Determining the main idea Establishing a thesis Summarizing key points, events, or information Understanding specific points Stating the meaning of words or phrases in context Analyzing organizational structure Evaluating the function or purpose of specific sentences Determining the purpose of the author Deciding which evidence best serves an argument Ascertaining unbiased facts or biased opinions Evaluating the reasoning and effectiveness of evidence Drawing conclusions and making inferences Determining the relationship between two sentences Understanding characters in fiction Assessing the tone of a selection Analyzing and comparing two texts with different styles There are 55 different reading passages on the practice reading tests. Our writing practice tests cover: Establishing and supporting a topic or theme Using grammar, punctuation, and capitalization correctly Subject-verb agreement Verb usage and tense Pronoun-antecedent agreement Avoiding unclear pronoun reference Correct modifier placement Coordination Subordination Parallel structure Capitalization of proper nouns Providing arguments and counterarguments Determining the appropriate tone and style Restating and paraphrasing information Understanding how to cite information correctly Recognizing commonly-confused words and making the correct word choice Expressing ideas clearly and concisely Ascertaining the correct order of sentences in a selection Synthesizing information and combining sentences Using transitional and cohesive devices correctly Understanding rhetorical coherence Identifying sentences that do not belong in a selection There are 90 different writing test questions on the practice writing tests. To see a free sample of this publication, please click on the "Look Inside" icon at the top left corner of the screen. You may also be interested in our other publication entitled: PERT Math Test Success Get a step ahead in your placement with Academic Success Media!
Call Number: LB2353.7 .P475 2014 (Downtown)
Publication Date: 2014-03-28
PERT Math Test Success - PERT Math Study Guide and Practice Tests by Academic Success Academic Success MediaAcademic Success Media's PERT Math Test Success Study Guide and Practice Tests Prep Book contains the most up-to-date and comprehensive preparation materials available for the PERT Math Test. Equal to five complete PERT math practice tests, the study guide contains more than 135 PERT math problems with detailed step-by-step solutions for each one. While other PERT study guides just give you a general review of basic math skills, our study guide is focused to cover the exact skills assessed on the PERT math examination. All of the math problems in our book are in the same format and of the same level of difficulty as those on the actual PERT math examination. Our study guide is conveniently organized into a concept review section, followed by a practice tests section. You can therefore preview the concepts and practice each skill before turning to the practice PERT math tests in the second part of the publication. The PERT Math Test Success Study Guide is organized as follows: Formula and Concept Review Section with Warm-Up Practice Problems Contains in-depth explanations and illustrated solutions on all of the PERT math concepts: Part 1 - Applying standard concepts Computations with Integers Fractions: Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Fractions Finding the Lowest Common Denominator Mixed Numbers Order of Operations (PEMDAS) Percentages and Decimals Proportions and Ratios Setting Up Basic Equations Working with Averages Part 2 - Algebra concepts and formulas Polynomials - Basic Factoring Polynomials - Advanced Factoring Problems Polynomials - Factoring to Find Possible Values of a Variable Fractions Containing Fractions Fractions Containing Radicals Fractions Containing Rational Expressions Inequalities Laws of Exponents Multiple Solutions Practical Problems Solving by Elimination Solving for an Unknown Variable Square Roots, Cube Roots, and Other Radicals Factoring, Rationalizing, and Other Operations Systems of Equations Part 3 - Coordinate geometry concepts and formulas The Coordinate Plane Distance Formula Midpoints Slope and Slope-Intercept x and y intercepts PERT Test Math Practice Tests Section - The practice tests in this book cover: Applying standard concepts Algebraic concepts and expressions Linear equations Linear inequalities Literal equations Quadratic equations Factoring, simplifying, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing polynomials Translating between lines and inspecting equations in coordinate planes Simultaneous linear equations in two variables To see a free sample of this publication, please click on the "Look Inside" icon at the top left corner of the screen. The answers and solutions to the math practice tests provide you with all of the steps and details that you need in order to learn how to solve even the toughest PERT math problems. You may also be interested in our other publication entitled: PERT Reading and Writing Test Success Get a step ahead in your placement with Academic Success Media!
Call Number: LB2353.7 .P465 2014 (Downtown)
Publication Date: 2014-02-24
PERT Practice Questions by PERT Exam Secrets Test Prep Staff (Editor)PERT Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Taking lots of practice tests helps ensure that you are not surprised or disappointed on your test day. Our PERT Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our PERT Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.
PERT Study Guide by Trivium Test PrepTrivium Test Prep's PERT Study Guide: PERT Exam Review for the Florida Postsecondary Education Readiness Test offers: Our PERT study guide is updated from our PERT test 2015 study guide with a detailed overview of what you need to know for the PERT 2016 study guide, so that you know exactly what to expect Trivium Test Prep's PERT test book also covers all of the subjects over which you will be tested on the PERT test Includes 100 PERT practice questions for the best PERT exam prep Trivium's PERT exam book also offers test tips and strategies to help you score higher on for the PERT test 2016 Trivium Test Prep's PERT Study Guide: PERT Exam Review for the Florida Postsecondary Education Readiness Test covers: PERT Reading PERT Mathematics PERT Writing ...And includes two PERT practice tests About PERT Testing The PERT is a computer adaptive test established to determine whether a student is prepared for college level coursework. If a student does not meet the minimum required score set by the state, it's an indication that the student needs more academic preparation. The high school is then required to provide postsecondary preparatory instruction. All students enrolled in public high school in the state of Florida are required to take the PERT in the eleventh grade. The PERT tests students' abilities in math, reading, and writing. The test directly tests for competence for intermediate algebra and freshman level composition. The PERT is not timed, and each section has thirty questions. Scoring The PERT is not a test to pass or fail; it's used to determine the best academic path toward college for students. It's important for students to take the PERT seriously (even though it isn't graded) to ensure they are placed in the most appropriate classes. The PERT is scored by section in a range of 50 - 150, with "cut scores" throughout (so students will get three different scores). There are three or four tiers (depending on the section) of cut scores to determine what level students are currently at.