Up Your Score ACT 2016 2017 Edition

Up Your Score  ACT  2016 2017 Edition Author Chris Arp
ISBN-10 9780761185116
Year 2015-07-14
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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It’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.

Up Your Score 2013 2014

Up Your Score 2013 2014 Author Larry Berger
ISBN-10 9780761168843
Year 2012-07-17
Pages 328
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Covers preparation for the math and verbal sections of the SAT, and gives insider tips and tricks on taking the test and boosting one's score.

Up Your Score SAT

Up Your Score  SAT Author Larry Berger
ISBN-10 9780761181415
Year 2014-07-15
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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More college-bound seniors than ever are taking the SAT—in 2012, 1.66 million of them. Up Your Score: SAT is the only guide written for students, by students. Filled with expert advice and proven strategies, it injects a feisty attitude into the dry business of test prep, fending off test anxiety with humor. Its four authors and guest editor achieved perfect or near-perfect scores and attended the colleges of their choice, and the book shows readers how they can do the same. Discover the eight core ways the test approaches math. Learn 600 key vocabulary words with proven tricks to make definitions memorable. Master the 13 most important grammar rules, and find out how to prepare your essay in advance. Plus, Up Your Score shows how to “psych out” the test. How to think like the SAT. The best ways to fill in answer circles and other strategies to save precious minutes. Tips for maintaining concentration. Why it’s always better to guess than to leave a question unanswered. And a recipe for energy-boosting Sweet & Tasty 800 Bars. Up Your Score is the inexpensive complement—and reality check—to the institutional tomes by Princeton Review and Kaplan. It’s the guerrilla guide that students recommend to each other—the only one kids actually want to use. But don’t take our word for it—check out these posts from Up Your Score’s Facebook page: “OMG, with this book, my second SAT score went up 220 points from my first score . . . thanks for the awesome tips. everyone should buy this book!:)” “Just bought the book for my SAT test . . . I’m already laughing and it’s making studying a little less terrible “I got a 1900 partly because of you guys, thank you SO much!”

Up Your Score ACT 2018 2019 Edition

Up Your Score  ACT  2018 2019 Edition Author Chris Arp
ISBN-10 9781523500604
Year 2017-10-17
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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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.

Up Your Score SAT 2018 2019 Edition

Up Your Score  SAT  2018 2019 Edition Author Larry Berger
ISBN-10 9780761193654
Year 2017-10-03
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Thoroughly revised for the revamped SAT, Up Your Score: SAT is the only test-prep guide written for students by students--all of whom achieved perfect or near-perfect scores and went on to the colleges of their choice. A complement and reality check to the mainstream SAT study guides, it's the book that kids recommend to one another, because it's as entertaining as it is effective, showing students how to: * Think like the SAT * Ramp up their "mental math" powers * Remember the 12 most important grammar rules * Hone speed and timing * Understand key vocabulary words in context * Be a better guesser (and why it's always better to guess) * Vanquish anxiety and improve concentration * Best fill in the answer circles, saving nearly six minutes * Unwind with SAT Yoga

The Official ACT Prep Guide 2016 2017

The Official ACT Prep Guide  2016   2017 Author ACT
ISBN-10 9781119225430
Year 2016-05-18
Pages 720
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Everything 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.

Up Your Score

Up Your Score Author Manek Mistry
ISBN-10 0761149422
Year 2008
Pages 328
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Presents a study guide intended to improve the readers score on the SAT test, and includes vocabulary words, concentration and memory activities, and sample test questions.

ACT 36 in Just 7 Steps

ACT 36 in Just 7 Steps Author Maria Filsinger
ISBN-10 9780071814416
Year 2013-10-08
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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A guide to preparing for the ACT offers advice on test taking, specific suggestions for math, science, and reading sections, one full length practice test, and tips for mastering the five paragraph essay.

The Official SAT Study Guide

The Official SAT Study Guide Author College Entrance Examination Board
ISBN-10 9780874478525
Year 2009-07-21
Pages 1100
Language en
Publisher The College Board
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Offers test-taking strategies for the SAT, discussing each section and providing ten full-length tests, hundreds of practice questions, detailed reviews, a list of online resources, and coverage of the PSAT/NMSQT.

The Real ACT CD 3rd Edition

The Real ACT  CD  3rd Edition Author ACT, Inc.
ISBN-10 0768934400
Year 2011-09-06
Pages 936
Language en
Publisher Peterson's
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The Real ACT Prep Guide with CD is the only book with insider test-taking tips and strategy, practice, and insight from the makers of the ACT. This is the only guide that includes 5 previously administered, full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker (including 2 NEW practice tests). Also included is ACT content and procedures you'll follow when actually taking the test, along with in-depth review of the optional Writing Test and how it is scored; examples of all the question types; and suggestions on how you might approach the questions. The supplemental CD features a complete electronic copy of Peterson's Cool Colleges 101 and additional online college planning resources from Peterson's. The only guide that includes 5 previously administered, full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker (including 2 NEW practice tests) ACT content and procedures you'll follow when actually taking the test Valuable information about tuition payment plans All the question types you can expect to find on the ACT Suggestions on how you might approach the questions and Peterson's tried-and-true test-taking strategies and tips

The Underground Culinary Tour

The Underground Culinary Tour Author Damian Mogavero
ISBN-10 9781101903315
Year 2017-01-24
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Crown Business
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In the bestselling tradition of Moneyball, The Underground Culinary Tour is a high-octane, behind-the-scenes narrative about how the restaurant industry, historically run by gut and intuition, is being transformed by the use of data. Sixteen years ago, entrepreneur Damian Mogavero brought together an unlikely mix of experts—chefs and code writers—to create a pioneering software company whose goal was to empower restaurateurs, through the use of data, to elevate and enhance the guest experience. Today, his data gathering programs are used by such renown chefs as Danny Meyer, Tom Colicchio, Daniel Boulud, Guy Fieri, Giada De Laurentiis, Gordon Ramsay, and countless others. Mogavero describes such restaurateurs as the New Guard, and their approach to their art and craft is radically different from that of their predecessors. By embracing data and adapting to the new trends of today’s demanding consumers, these innovative chefs and owners do everything more nimbly and efficiently—from the recipes they create to the wines and craft beers they stock, from the presentations they choreograph to the customized training they give their servers, making restaurants more popular and profitable than ever before. Finally, Damian takes readers behind the scenes of his annual, invitation-only culinary tour for top chefs and industry CEOs, showing us how today’s elite restaurants embrace new trends to create unforgettable meals and transform how we eat. From the glittering nightclubs of Las Vegas to a packed seasonal restaurant on the Long Island Sound, from Brennan’s storied, family-run New Orleans dynasty to today’s high-stakes celebrity chef palaces, The Underground Culinary Tour takes readers on an epicurean adventure they won’t soon forget. From the Hardcover edition.

ACT For Dummies with Online Practice Tests

ACT For Dummies  with Online Practice Tests Author Lisa Zimmer Hatch
ISBN-10 9781118911402
Year 2015-05-08
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The fast and easy way to score higher on the ACT Does the thought of preparing for the ACT give you anxiety? Fear not! This 6th edition of ACT For Dummies with online practice tests gives you a competitive edge by fully preparing you for the ACT exam with subject reviews, practice opportunities online, full-length practice tests and coverage of the optional writing test. Written in the accessible and friendly For Dummies tone, this hands-on guide helps you assess where you need more help, gets you up-to-speed on the questions you can expect to encounter on the actual ACT exam, and will have you studying your way to test-taking perfection before exam day. The ACT is a standardized test used by college admissions boards to measure high school achievement. Designed to assess a high school student's preparedness for college in the fields of English, mathematics, reading, and science reasoning, the ACT is a nationally recognized college entrance exam that is accepted by more than 90% of four-year colleges and universities in the United States. If you're a high school student preparing for this all-important exam, ACT For Dummies, 6th edition with online practice tests gives you everything you need to raise your chances of scoring higher. So what are you waiting for? Get started! Go online for one year of access to 6 ACT practice tests to sharpen your skills Tips to maximize your score on the ACT Strategies to stay focused on test day and manage your time wisely Practice problems and exercises to take your skills to the next level Tools to gauge how you measure up Whether you're preparing for the ACT for the time or are retaking the exam to improve your score, ACT For Dummies, 6th edition with online practice tests gives you everything you need to score higher.

ACT Strategy Smart

ACT Strategy Smart Author Kelly C. Roell
ISBN-10 0738610097
Year 2012-10-19
Pages 406
Language en
Publisher Research & Education Assn
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NEW! REA's ACT Strategy Smart Test Prep Helps You Get Into College! The ACT Strategy Smart test prep is designed to help college-bound students raise their score on the ACT and get into the college of their dreams! Authored by About.com's test prep specialist and high school tutor, our innovative ACT Strategy Smart gives you crucial test-taking strategies you need to know before exam day. By learning these effective techniques, you can master the ACT and get a higher score. Written in a student-friendly, easy-to-understand style, the author focuses on the content of the ACT, explains the concepts tested in each section of the test, and offers strategies, tips, and pointers on how to answer questions correctly. Practice drills and exercises reinforce what you have learned and identify the areas where you need extra study. Divided into four weekly study sessions, each week covers the unique strategies you need to score high on the English, Math, Science, and Reading portions of the exam. An optional fifth week leads you through strategies for taking the ACT Writing Test. After studying a section of the book, go to REA's Study Center and take a practice test on that week's subject. Our practice test is based on actual ACT questions and is the same length, configuration, and difficulty level as the ACT. A full-length ACT practice exam with detailed answer explanations is included in the book and offered online. Our online test gives you the added benefits of automatic scoring and diagnostic feedback, so you can identify your strengths and weaknesses before exam day. Get REA's ACT Strategy Smart and study for the ACT the "smart" way!

5 lb Book of ACT Practice Problems

5 lb  Book of ACT Practice Problems Author Manhattan Prep
ISBN-10 9781941234495
Year 2015-05-12
Pages 1164
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Manhattan Prep’s 5 lb. Book of ACT Practice Problems is an essential resource for any student taking the ACT. Packed with over 1,800 practice problems covering all topics tested on the exam, this book helps students build fundamental skills through targeted practice. Developed by our expert instructors, the problems in this book are sensibly grouped into practice sets and mirror those found on the actual ACT in content, form, and style. Covering every topic within English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing, the problems are accompanied by thorough explanations and provide in-depth guidance to students for review. In addition, progress trackers and topical grading sheets enable students to stay motivated and zero in on weaknesses. This fully up-to-date guide reflects both recent and upcoming enhancements to the ACT. Purchase of this book includes access to additional online resources.