For more sample chapters and information, check out http: //thecollegepanda.com/the-advanced-guide-to-sat-math/ This book brings together everything you need to know to score high on the math section, from the simplest to the most obscure concepts. Unlike most other test prep books, this one is truly geared towards the student aiming for the perfect score. It leaves no stones unturned. Inside, You'll Find: Clear explanations of the tested math concepts, from the simplest to the most obscure Hundreds of examples to illustrate all the question types and the different ways they can show up Over 500 practice questions and explanations to help you master each topic The most common mistakes students make (so you don't) A chapter completely devoted to tricky question students tend to miss A question difficulty distribution chart that tells you which questions are easy, medium, and hard A list of relevant questions from The Official SAT Study Guide at the end of each chapter A cheat sheet of strategies for all the common question patterns A chart that tells you how many questions you need to answer for your target score
A second edition fully updated for the current SAT (2018 and beyond) This book brings together everything you need to know for the SAT writing section, from the simplest to the most advanced grammar rule. Unlike most other test prep books, this one is truly geared towards the student aiming for the perfect score. It leaves no stones unturned. Inside, You'll Find: Clear explanations of all the tested SAT grammar rules, from the simplest to the most obscure Tons of examples to illustrate each question type and the different ways it can show up Hundreds of drills and practice questions to help you master the concepts The most common mistakes students make (so you don't make them) Three practice tests Fun illustrations Changes from the 1st edition include: Additional chapters on topics that have been added to the exam (faulty comparisons, pairs, singular plural noun inconsistency) An overview of the present perfect and past perfect tenses (with additional exercise questions) More tips, common traps, and examples in the "Topic, Conclusion, & Transition Sentences" chapter A completely revised "Odds & Ends" chapter now with two exercises (now encompasses question mark errors, point of view errors, and more) Removal of paragraph placement section and exercises (seemingly no longer tested) Fleshed out "Data Interpretation" chapter with tips and examples Removal of "Comparatives vs. Superlatives" chapter (not tested) An even easier to understand section on Dashes and Colons More strategies in the "Combining Sentences" chapter Fixes for all known typos in the 1st edition Improvements to the "Word Choice" chapter More answer explanations to questions that students have frequently asked about A handful of edits to the practice tests This is the most thorough SAT prep out there. For more sample chapters and information, check out http: //thecollegepanda.com/books
This book brings together everything you need to know to score high on the ACT English section, from comma rules to tough sentence ordering questions. It leaves no stones unturned. Inside you'll find: - Clear explanations of all the tested grammar rules, from the simplest to the most obscure - Tons of examples to illustrate each question type and the different ways it can show up - Hundreds of drills and practice questions to help you master the concepts - Tips and Strategies that will help any test-taker score higher - Three complete and realistic ACT English practice exams with explanations
The Battle-Tested Guide for the New SAT 2016 Essay
Author: Nielson Phu
Publisher: College Panda
For the new SAT 2016 essay This book is the only guide that gives you a proven battle-tested essay template used by a perfect scorer on the New SAT. As a teacher, I took the New SAT myself and got a 1600 to bring you these insights. This isn't just the 5-paragraph stuff that you read in every other book---I'll tell you exactly what persuasive elements to look for and how to analyze them. My high-scoring essay from the May 2016 exam is included. I share everything: what I did right as well as the subtle things I initially missed. Here's what you'll learn inside: How the SAT Essay is Graded The 7 Elements of a Perfect Essay All the Rhetorical and Persuasive Elements You Need to Know The Essay Template You Can Use to Analyze Any Prompt The Narrate-Explain-Reiterate Pattern The Art of Quoting Seven Fatal Mistakes Students Make on the Essay Sample Essays to Official Prompts For more sample chapters and information, check out http: //thecollegepanda.com/books
Created by a Harvard-educated instructor, this book of five full-length tests represents the best SAT Math prep. It reflects the most current SAT topics and question types, with math questions that are accurate in difficulty and content area. As it already has for 1000s of students in the classroom, this book will help you raise your SAT Math score with: * Strength-and-Weakness Review(R) that allows you to target the specific type of Math questions that you need to review in order to improve on future tests *Strategies proven in the real world on real SAT tests * Proactive Answer Explanations(R) that allow you not only to understand a question that you got wrong but also to correctly answer a similar question in the future *No wasted time; get what you really need quickly and use EVERY page of this book
Presents subject reviews and practice questions with answer explanations for the math and science sections of the ACT exam and the math section of the SAT exam, includes tips on strategies to maximize performance.
An Advanced Essay and Grammar Guide from a Perfect Scorer
Author: Nielson Phu
Category: Composition (Language arts)
This book brings together everything you need to know to score high on the writing section, from the essay to the most advanced grammar rule. Unlike most other test prep books, this one is truly geared towards the student aiming for the perfect score and is itself written by a perfect scorer. It leaves no stones unturned.
Review every skill and question type needed for SAT success – now with eight total practice tests. The 2018 edition of The Official SAT Study Guide doubles the number of official SAT® practice tests to eight – all of them created by the test maker. As part of the College Board's commitment to transparency, all practice tests are available on the College Board's website, but The Official SAT Study Guide is the only place to find them in print along with over 250 pages of additional instruction, guidance, and test information. With updated guidance and practice problems that reflect the most recent information, this new edition takes the best-selling SAT guide and makes it even more relevant and useful. Be ready for the SAT with strategies and up-to-date information straight from the exam writers. The Official SAT Study Guide will help students get ready for the SAT with: • 8 official SAT practice tests, written in the exact same process and by the same team of authors as the actual exam • detailed descriptions of the math and evidenced based reading and writing sections • targeted practice questions for each SAT question type • guidance on the new optional essay, including practice essay questions with sample responses • seamless integration with Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy
The Perfect Companion to The College Panda's ACT Math: The Advanced Guide and Workbook Inside, you'll find: Over 400 additional ACT math practice questions grouped by topic so you can drill down on your weak areas Exercises on tough ACT-specific topics like trigonometry, visualizations, logarithms, ellipses, and matrices Answer explanations for all questions You won't find the practice exercises in this book anywhere else. Again, these are different questions than the ones you'll find in The College Panda's ACT Math: The Advanced Guide and Workbook. This is the most thorough ACT prep you'll ever find. For more sample chapters and information, check out http: //thecollegepanda.com/books
PWN is back, and better than ever. The PWN the SAT Math Guide was created to help ambitious, highly motivated kids maximize their SAT math scores. Do you crave a higher score? Are you willing to do a little hard work to achieve it? Good. I knew I liked you. Read this book from beginning to end, with a pencil in hand and a calculator and an Official SAT Study Guide by your side. When you’re done, you’ll be able to approach the SAT with confidence—very few questions will surprise you, and even fewer will be able to withstand your withering attacks. Stand tall, intrepid student. Destiny awaits. Updated for the New SAT This new edition of the Math Guide has been updated, rather painstakingly, to reflect the realities of the new SAT coming March 2016. This book was not rushed to market to take advantage of interest in the new exam. I took my time, and hopefully I got it right. Chapters are broken into five major sections: Techniques, Heart of Algebra, Passport to Advanced Math, Problem Solving and Data Analysis, and Additional Topics in Math. Each chapter concludes with a reference list of similar questions from official practice tests. Practice questions are designated as either “Calculator” or “No calculator.” Students will be forbidden from using their calculators for one whole section of the new SAT. Emphasis is placed on nimbleness—the ability to approach problems in multiple ways to find the one that works best. Calculator solutions and shortcuts are provided where appropriate. Join me online Readers of this book are encouraged to register as Math Guide Owners at the PWN the SAT website. There will be video solutions and other bonus content there. Signing up there will also give me a way to get in touch with you if I make book updates. See details at http://mathguide.pwnthesat.com.
For the new ACT essay (post-2015 ACT Writing section) This book is the only guide that gives you a proven battle-tested essay template that has been used on actual administrations of the ACT to get perfect scores of 36. This isn't just the 5-paragraph stuff that you read in every other book---I'll tell you exactly what words and sentences to use, and they work for any prompt. An actual copy of my perfect-scoring essay is included as proof. This essay was obtained through the ACT's Test Information Release service, which is available for the December, April, and June exams. Inside, you'll learn about: My Quest to Find what the ACT Graders want The 6 Elements of a Perfect Essay The Essay Template for any Prompt 6 Versatile Essay Examples You Can Use What to do When All Else Fails 8 Fatal Mistakes Students Make on the Essay Sample Essays to Official Prompts 10 High-Level Words You Can Use in Any Essay 5 Essay Prompts for Practice For more sample chapters and information, check out http: //thecollegepanda.com/books
An Expert's Guide to Mastering the SAT Writing Section
Author: Blackstone Review LLC
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
Category: Study Aids
MAXIMIZE YOUR SAT WRITING SCORE: The Expert's Guide to Mastering the SAT Writing Section You don t need to be a grammar expert to score highly on the SAT writing section, but you do need to know the limited set of rules tested on the SAT. If you know the rules, you can ace the test. You just have to know the rules. Blackstone Review offers step-by-step coverage of all the rules of good writing tested on the SAT and shows you exactly how SAT question writers test those rules. Inside you ll find Clear, simple explanations of all the rules of grammar, usage, and sentence structure tested on the SAT. Sample test questions illustrating how each rule is tested. Examples of the various tricks and patterns used by SAT question writers. A rating of one to three stars for each rule based on how frequently that rule is tested. Straightforward, practical essay tips. A Super-Quick Study Guide covering the most frequently tested rules. Plenty of practice questions. Much more. For more information, visit us online at www.blackstonereview.com."
This completely revised edition reflects all of the new questions and question types that will appear on the new SAT, scheduled to be administered in Spring 2016. Students will discover: Hundreds of revised math questions with answer explanations Math strategies to help test-takers approach and correctly answer all of the question types on the SAT All questions answered and explained Here is an intensive preparation for the SAT’s all-important Math section, and a valuable learning tool for college-bound students who need extra help in math and feel the need to raise their math scores.
This updated edition of The Ultimate Guide to SAT Grammar provides comprehensive coverage of all the grammar and rhetoric tested on the redesigned SAT multiple choice Writing section. Dozens of exercises help students move from studying concepts individually to applying their skills in a passage-based context. Includes complete indices of College Board/Khan Academy questions, arranged both by category and by test. This book is intended to be used in conjunction with the Official College Board Guide, 3rd Ed. and with the Ultimate Guide to SAT(r) Grammar Workbook, 3rd Ed. (http://www.amazon.com/Edition-Ultimate-Grammar-Workbook-Volume/dp/1518794106). Errata p. 37, question 4. Choice D should read "sentence 3" (books purchased before 4/29/16). p. 56, question 5.3: A p. 88, question 5.1: A p. 119, question 3.2: A p. 121, question 6.2, answers should read as follows (books purchased before 4/29/16): A) NO CHANGE B) painting American Gothic C) painting American Gothic, D) painting, American Gothic
Michael Forman,Daniel Eiblum,Nargess Memarsadeghi, Ph.D.,Matthew Konicki,Kimberly Noonan
Complete Analysis of SAT Math Test Most Commonly Tested Topics Methods and Strategies How to Get a 500+ Score How to Get a 600+ Score How to Get a 700+ Score How to Get a Perfect 800 Score 6 Full Length Math Tests Full Solutions + Explanations
College Entrance Examination Board,The College Board
Author: College Entrance Examination Board,The College Board
Publisher: The College Board
Category: Study Aids
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.
This book contains everything you need to know in order to achieve your full potential on the math SAT. The first part of the book contains strategies to be used when taking practice tests published by the College Board in The Official SAT Study Guide, Second Edition. These include setting a target score, guessing and skipping rules, problem solving techniques, and detailed instructions for taking a cycle of practice tests. The second part of the book contains a review of the math topics that are on the test. For each math topic there is a lesson, homework problems in multiple choice format, and answer explanations. The book also contains cross-references between math topics and problems in the official guide. Written by an active math tutor, the material in this book has been used by more than 7,000 students and has been field tested over and over.