Outsmarting the SAT

Outsmarting the SAT Author Elizabeth King
ISBN-10 9780307785695
Release 2012-06-13
Pages 336
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One of the country's top test-prep consultants presents her innovative core strategies for optimal results on the SAT. Outsmarting the SAT is the next best thing to having a private session with Elizabeth King, one of the country's top SAT coaches. Trained by one of the College Board's original SAT prep material authors, Elizabeth takes the SAT annually, consistently achieving an aggregate score in the 99th percentile.King's tried-and-true innovative strategies are proven to help high schoolers boost their SAT scores higher than they thought possible. Designed for students of all levels—from those who simply need to brush up on sentence completion skills to dire cases who need a crash course on algebraic functions or a school year's worth of geometry—King's down-to-earth coaching approach tackles test material in concise, easy-to-follow lessons that prepare any student to master the SAT. Featuring a broad range of practice problems and handwritten, clear solution explanations, Outsmarting the SAT teaches students everything they need to know to do their best on the test. SAT® is a registered trademark of the College Entrance Examination Board, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product.“Elizabeth's personality jumps right off the page as she helps students score at the top of their potential.”— Judi Robinovitz, president of Score at the Top Learning Centers and contributor to the College Board's original SAT prep material “Elizabeth King brilliantly coaches students to raise their SAT scores 200 to 300 points. I am excited to use her book as part of our tutoring curriculum to ensure the best results.”— Nikki Geula, president of Arete Educational Consulting, Inc. “I just wanted to thank you for all of your help; I got my [SAT] scores back, and I got a 2300!”— Anonymous student, class of 2008 From the Trade Paperback edition.



Up Your Score SAT 2018 2019 Edition

Up Your Score  SAT  2018 2019 Edition Author Larry Berger
ISBN-10 9781523500598
Release 2017-09-26
Pages 336
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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



Up Your Score SAT

Up Your Score  SAT Author Larry Berger
ISBN-10 9780761187080
Release 2015-12-29
Pages 368
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Thoroughly overhauled for the new SAT, Up Your Score is the only test-prep guide written 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 each other, because it’s as entertaining as it is effective, showing students how to: • Think like the SAT • Master insider math tricks • Remember the 13 most important grammar rules • Hone their speed and timing • 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 Packed with up-to-date information and smart strategies for the redesigned SAT, this new edition of Up Your Score is written with a sharp sense of humor in the irreverent voice of a peer, so it engages kids, rather than puts them to sleep. And, to really keep that energy up, it includes a recipe for Sweet & Tasty 800 Bars.



Acing the ACT

Acing the ACT Author Elizabeth King
ISBN-10 9781607746409
Release 2015-03-03
Pages 144
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A streamlined prep guide for the ACT featuring concise lessons that will boost scores dramatically by teaching students how the questions are asked and the best strategies for getting to the right answer quickly. In Acing the ACT, internationally renowned tutor Elizabeth King delivers a decade’s worth of secret insights for unlocking solutions to the trickiest questions on the ACT. She offers her closely guarded personal tips in stress-free, down-to-earth language that’s easy to understand and remember. No matter how you read this pocket guide-—cover to cover, or skipping around—these strategies will make your score pop, even if you’re already a top scorer. Whether you’re studying months ahead, or prepping last-minute, Acing the ACT delivers higher scores, fast. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Up your score

Up your score Author Manek Mistry
ISBN-10 1563055058
Release 1993-11
Pages 272
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Shows how to prepare for the new SAT test, and offers advice on improving speed and timing, making educated guesses, remaining relaxed, and maintaining concentration



Up Your Score ACT 2016 2017 Edition

Up Your Score  ACT  2016 2017 Edition Author Chris Arp
ISBN-10 9780761185116
Release 2015-07-14
Pages 352
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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.



Hack the SAT

Hack the SAT Author Eliot Schrefer
ISBN-10 9781440632105
Release 2008-07-17
Pages 256
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A top SAT coach—whose high-scoring strategies earned him $300 an hour from Manhattan’s elite private-school students —now makes his unique, proven secrets available to all. Money can buy academic success, and the SAT is no exception. Harvard honors graduate Eliot Schrefer discovered this lucrative truth when he took a job at the nation’s most exclusive test-prep firm. He has helped hundreds of his clients raise their scores an average of 300 points and reel in admission to exclusive colleges. Now, in a guide that is as unique as his tricks, Schrefer brings his extraordinary pointers to every anxious applicant. This user-friendly rescue manual delivers such scoreboosting features as: a killer vocabulary list, including words the SAT has repeated for decades (and why reading Vanity Fair magazine is smart test prep) cheap tricks to master the math section (surprise! you learned all you needed to know about SAT math by the eighth grade) how to be a grammar genius without cracking another book (bonus: discover the tiny subset of grammar rules that is the SAT’s secret lover) Schrefer writes in a snappy, conversational tone, dishing gossipy anecdotes about former clients while presenting advice not found in competing books. With a design that is as vibrant as a gamer’s virtual world, this is the ultimate weapon in the quest for test-score triumph.



The Official Study Guide for All SAT Subject Tests

The Official Study Guide for All SAT Subject Tests Author Elaine Israel
ISBN-10 9780874477566
Release 2006-08-08
Pages 784
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Provides sample questions and answers, test-taking strategies, twenty full-length exams in sixteen subjects, and scoring instructions.



SAT College Preparation Course for the Christian Student

SAT   College Preparation Course for the Christian Student Author James P. Stobaugh
ISBN-10 9780890516249
Release 2011
Pages 425
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..".seek to develop clear, articulate, well-educated, critical thinkers who will become world changers." --Dr. James Stobaugh Achieve higher scores and a whole lot more! Eliminate test anxiety with proven strategies and effective skill development in the SAT & College Preparation Course for the Christian Student. Easily integrated into your student's busy life, the course is designed to help students prepare for the SAT by doing a few lessons per week rather than a massive "cram" weeks before the exam, all the while encouraging them to grow in the Lord. This new enhanced edition also includes a bonus book to help with college admission essays! This specialized course for the Christian student offers: Helps in building disciplined study skills, Development of an extensive vocabulary, Encouragement in the development of writing skills, Opportunities for writing practice essays, Advanced reading selections to enhance critical thinking skills for both verbal & math problems.



The Perfect Score Project

The Perfect Score Project Author Debbie Stier
ISBN-10 9780307956699
Release 2014-02-25
Pages 304
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The Perfect Score Project is an indispensable guide to acing the SAT – as well as the affecting story of a single mom’s quest to light a fire under her teenage son. It all began as an attempt by Debbie Stier to help her high-school age son, Ethan, who would shortly be studying for the SAT. Aware that Ethan was a typical teenager (i.e., completely uninterested in any test) and that a mind-boggling menu of test-prep options existed, she decided – on his behalf -- to sample as many as she could to create the perfect SAT test-prep recipe. Debbie’s quest turned out to be an exercise in both hilarity and heartbreak as she took the SAT seven times in one year and in-between “went to school” on standardized testing. Here, she reveals why the SAT has become so important, the cottage industries it has spawned, what really works in preparing for the test and what is a waste of time. Both a toolbox of fresh tips and an amusing snapshot of parental love and wisdom colliding with teenage apathy, The Perfect Score Project rivets. In the book Debbie does it all: wrestles with Kaplan and Princeton Review, enrolls in Kumon, navigates khanacademy.org, meets regularly with a premier grammar coach, takes a battery of intelligence tests, and even cadges free lessons from the world’s most prestigious (and expensive) test prep company. Along the way she answers the questions that plague every test-prep rookie, including: “When do I start?”...”Do the brand-name test prep services really deliver?”...”Which should I go with: a tutor, an SAT class, or self study?”...”Does test location really matter?” … “How do I find the right tutor?”… “How do SAT scores affect merit aid?”... and “What’s the one thing I need to know?” The Perfect Score Project’s combination of charm, authority, and unexpected poignancy makes it one of the most compulsively readable guides to SAT test prep ever – and a book that will make you think hard about what really matters. From the Hardcover edition.



9 Practice Tests for the SAT 2018 Edition

9 Practice Tests for the SAT  2018 Edition Author Princeton Review
ISBN-10 9780451487643
Release 2017-05-23
Pages 864
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Presents sample questions and answers for nine full-length SAT practice tests.



How to Predict the Unpredictable

How to Predict the Unpredictable Author William Poundstone
ISBN-10 9781780744087
Release 2014-04-09
Pages 304
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We are hard-wired to believe that the world is more predictable than it is. We chase ‘winning streaks’ that are often just illusions, and we are all too predictable exactly when we try hardest not to be. In the 1970s, Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky coined the phrase ‘representativeness’ to describe the psychology of this behaviour. Since then representativeness has been used by auditors to catch people fiddling their tax returns and by hedge fund managers to reap billions from the emotions of small investors. Now Poundstone for the first time makes these techniques fun, easy, and profitable for everyone, in the everyday situations that matter. You’ll learn how to tackle multiple choice tests, what internet passwords to avoid, how to up your odds of winning the office Premier League sweepstakes, and the best ways to invest your money.



Barron s SAT 2400

Barron s SAT 2400 Author Linda Carnevale
ISBN-10 9781438082578
Release 2014-05-14
Pages 386
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Most college-bound test takers know that 2400 represents a perfect SAT score. Probably, they also know that scores of 2100 or higher virtually guarantee students acceptance at America's most prestigious colleges. This special test preparation guide for high-achieving college-bound students' provides special coaching to help them achieve that 2100+ score. It bypasses standard test preparation exercises and offers specific advice and strategies for tackling the SAT's hardest questions. It also presents extra practice and review in all math topics, as well as special vocabulary lists designed to increase students' word power. All questions come with fully explained answers.



SAT II U S History

SAT II U  S  History Author SparkNotes
ISBN-10 1586634313
Release 2002-07
Pages 448
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SAT II U S History has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from SAT II U S History also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full SAT II U S History book for free.



Winning the Customer Turn Consumers into Fans and Get Them to Spend More

Winning the Customer  Turn Consumers into Fans and Get Them to Spend More Author Lou Imbriano
ISBN-10 9780071775298
Release 2011-09-16
Pages 256
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Build Customer Relationships and Win Big Revenue! “Unbreakable relationships are crucial to success in business. Lou Imbriano captures what it takes to forge the kind of deep credibility that encourages consumers and clients to trust you with their hard-earned dollars. If you want to deepen your customers’ trust and grow your revenues, I suggest you read Winning the Customer and you will win.” —Bob Reynolds, President & CEO, Putnam Investments “Lou Imbriano rescues the word ‘winning’ from the clutches of Charlie Sheen . . . and, like a Patriots playbook, Lou takes you through his game plan for successfully building a victorious team that opponents will respect and fear . . . from who should be answering your phone to effectively saying ‘no,’ it’s all there . . . lazy, unmotivated people, this is not for you. . . .” —Steve Levy, ESPN SportsCenter anchor “Imbriano definitely made his mark in the NFL and now he’s an MVP again with his new book, Winning the Customer. Lou’s down-to-earth marketing philosophies, which he brought to the Patriots, epitomize how everyone, in any industry, should approach marketing. If you want to truly know how to build remarkable business relationships, read Winning the Customer.” —Michael O’Hara Lynch, Head of Global Sponsorship, Visa “At a time when consumers have the power to use media where and how they choose, to like, dislike, and share their opinion on products and corporations, brand engagement is the best answer to build emotional and enduring relationships between brands and all their relevant communities. This book should be given to anyone who wants to understand the new dynamics that can bond brands with their ever-demanding customers.” —Lucien Boyer, President & Global CEO, Havas Sports & Entertainment About the Book: During his nine years in senior marketing positions with the New England Patriots, Lou Imbriano laid the foundation and marketing vision for the football team that led to its astronomical growth and explosive revenue—perfectly positioning them to be ready for when the Patriots became repeat Super Bowl champions and the NFL brand to beat. Now CEO of TrinityOne, a strategic marketing firm, Lou has an undefeated record of showing all types of companies how to tackle customer relationships and convert them into tangible revenue. In Winning the Customer, Lou delivers his original strategies for both short- and long-term financial success: The Marketing Playbook: how to identify those who are dying to spend money with you Relationship Architecture: how to connect with customers in meaningful ways and create “memorable moments” The Revenue Game: how to build revenue instead of selling concepts Throughout the book, you’ll find Lou’s dynamic personal stories drawn right from his years of real-world business experience. He’s learned that to maximize revenue, every organization must both turn its customers into fans and coax those fans to spend freely. Winning the Customer shows you how to do just that using the Three Tiers of Customer Relationships. Imbriano shares his strategies with his innovative DELIVERS system: Dedication, Entertainment, Loyalty, Investment, Vision, Energy, Responsibility, and Sacrifice. Filled with practical information and written in Lou’s inimitable conversational style, Winning the Customer is your all-pro offensive attack against old, ineffective methods and flat results. Lou’s tools will give any business an inspired team, supersized income, and a virtual stadium full of engaged, high-paying customers.



Cracking the SAT Premium Edition with 6 Practice Tests 2017

Cracking the SAT Premium Edition with 6 Practice Tests  2017 Author Princeton Review
ISBN-10 9781101920657
Release 2017-01-17
Pages 832
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SUCCEED ON THE SAT WITH THE PRINCETON REVIEW! With 6 full-length practice tests, content reviews for all sections of the test, and techniques for scoring success, this Premium Edition of Cracking the SAT covers every facet of this challenging test. Techniques That Actually Work. · Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the SAT · Pacing tips to help you maximize your time · Detailed examples of how to employ each strategy to your advantage Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. · Comprehensive subject review for every section of the exam · Valuable practice with complex reading comprehension passages and higher-level math problems · Hands-on experience with all question types, including multi-step problems, passage-based grammar questions, and more Practice Your Way to Excellence. · 6 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 2 online) with detailed answer explanations · Drills for each test section—Reading, Writing and Language, and Math · In-depth online score reports for all practice tests to help analyze your performance and track your progress Online Access to Our Exclusive Premium Portal: · Multi-week study plan guides · Access to college and university rankings, college admissions advice, and financial aid tips · Videos to acquaint you with SAT test-taking strategies and commonly tested topics · Special “SAT Insider” section packed with helpful info on picking your perfect school and writing essays that stand out This eBook has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.



The Hungry Brain

The Hungry Brain Author Stephan J. Guyenet, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9781250081230
Release 2017-02-07
Pages 304
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From an obesity and neuroscience researcher with a knack for engaging, humorous storytelling, The Hungry Brain uses cutting-edge science to answer the questions: why do we overeat, and what can we do about it? No one wants to overeat. And certainly no one wants to overeat for years, become overweight, and end up with a high risk of diabetes or heart disease--yet two thirds of Americans do precisely that. Even though we know better, we often eat too much. Why does our behavior betray our own intentions to be lean and healthy? The problem, argues obesity and neuroscience researcher Stephan J. Guyenet, is not necessarily a lack of willpower or an incorrect understanding of what to eat. Rather, our appetites and food choices are led astray by ancient, instinctive brain circuits that play by the rules of a survival game that no longer exists. And these circuits don’t care about how you look in a bathing suit next summer. To make the case, The Hungry Brain takes readers on an eye-opening journey through cutting-edge neuroscience that has never before been available to a general audience. The Hungry Brain delivers profound insights into why the brain undermines our weight goals and transforms these insights into practical guidelines for eating well and staying slim. Along the way, it explores how the human brain works, revealing how this mysterious organ makes us who we are.