ACT Reading Practice Book

Author: Khalid Khashoggi,Arianna Astuni

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533321855

Category:

Page: 188

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he Reading Section of the ACT challenges test takers to read efficiently yet attentively. Both speed and accuracy are necessary, and these are the qualities that you will build with this ACT Reading practice book. Created and edited by the veteran test prep instructors of Integrated Educational Services, the techniques, passages, and practice questions in this volume are designed to help you dramatically refine your methods-and dramatically improve your score. You will begin by deepening your knowledge of the four different ACT Reading passage types: Literary Narrative, Social Science, Humanities, and Natural Science. From there, use the classroom-tested tips and techniques developed by IES and practice your way to success. The ten full practice tests in this book will help you to hone your test-taking skills, while self-assessments and detailed answer explanations will enable you to target your weaknesses and solidify your strengths. Four substantial passages, forty questions, only thirty-five minutes-each ACT Reading section can seem intimidating. This book will change that. Follow the techniques, delve into the practice tests, and take control of the ACT!

ACT Math Prep Course

Author: Jeff Kolby

Publisher: Nova Press

ISBN: 1889057754

Category: Study Aids

Page: 402

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Comprehensive Prep for ACT Math. Every year, students pay $1,000 and more to test prep companies to prepare for the math section of the ACT. Now you can get the same preparation in a book. Although the ACT math section is difficult, it is very learnable. ACT Math Prep Course presents a thorough analysis of ACT math and introduces numerous analytic techniques that will help you immensely, not only on the ACT but in college as well. Many of the exercises in this book are designed to prompt you to think like an ACT test writer. For example, you will find Duals. These are pairs of similar ACT math problems in which only one property is different. They illustrate the process of creating ACT questions. Features: * Comprehensive Review: Twenty-seven chapters provide complete review of ACT math. * Practice: Includes 188 examples and more than 400 exercises! * Diagnostic Test: The diagnostic test measures your strengths and weaknesses and directs you to areas you need to study more. * Performance: If your target is a top score, this is the book!

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SAT Essay

Author: Randall McCutcheon,James Schaffer

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071445927

Category: Study Aids

Page: 144

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This accessible guide gives you the tools you need to score high on the new SAT essay.

SAT Reading Comprehension Workbook

Advanced Practice Series

Author: Khalid Khashoggi,Arianna Astuni

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780991388301

Category: English language

Page: 158

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Reading Comprehension is one of the toughest aspects of the SAT*, even for the most advanced students. Time pressure, distractions, obscure passages and challenging vocabulary are overwhelming factors that make the reading comprehension section notoriously daunting. It doesn't have to be this way. We at Integrated Educational Services (IES) have developed a user-friendly, time-saving technique that allows you to break down and master the Reading Comprehension section. And why should you trust this technique? Because IES has spent 14 years teaching some of the most advanced and highly motivated students from around the globe. For 14 years, we have helped these students reach their goal scores. We know that practice makes perfect. In this book, find 40 carefully crafted long reading comprehension passages and the accompanying questions, finely tuned to the specifications and difficulty levels of the real SAT*. We have also included a FREE online SAT* vocabulary course. Read it and reap: Learn from it, use it, and gain the confidence of knowing you have an edge over everyone else. Good luck with the SAT*!

ACT English Practice Book

Author: Khalid Khashoggi,Arianna Astuni,Patrick Kennedy

Publisher: Ilex Publications

ISBN: 9780991388370

Category:

Page: 277

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Students will begin by deepening your knowledge of the four different ACT Reading passage types: Literary Narrative, Social Science, Humanities, and Natural Science. From there, use the classroom-tested tips and techniques developed by IES and practice your way to success. The ten full practice tests in this book will help you to hone your test-taking skills, while self-assessments and detailed answer explanations will enable you to target your weaknesses and solidify your strengths. Four substantial passages, forty questions, only thirty-five minuteseach ACT Reading section can seem intimidating. This book will change that. Follow the techniques, delve into the practice tests, and take control of the ACT!

New SAT Reading

Vice and Virtue in the Exploration of Democracy

Author: Khalid Khashoggi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781535244886

Category:

Page: 216

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Dense text and U.S. founding documents are made easy and accessible through this practice book. Students receive a chapter-by-chapter overview of principles and tenets that establish American democracy and its influence on a global scale. Included in each chapter are passages with questions that match the quality of the New SAT U.S. History/ Global Conversation passages. - Chapter-by-chapter overviews on democratic history- 50 specialized U.S. History/ Global Conversation passages- 500 SAT Reading practice questions

New SAT Grammar Workbook

Author: Khalid Khashoggi

Publisher: Ilex Publishing

ISBN: 9780996406413

Category: Study Aids

Page: 320

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IES SAT books are designed to follow a compact format yet offer the student test taker a wealth of advice and practice material. This discipline-specific New SAT Grammar book features ten full Writing and Language practice tests, along with intensive, memorable lessons that show students how to deal with the nuances and intricacies of the New SAT. Study of essential grammar rules and practice with the most accurate, most relevant material are the essentials of success on the New 2016 SAT. Like its predecessor, the re-designed SAT tests the fundamentals of verb usage, sentence construction, comparison, and English diction. But the new test has also shifted emphasis, and shifted radically: punctuation, paragraph coordination, and uses of visual evidence will pose new challenges. It will be necessary to break bad writing habits, and to leave behind awkward or incorrect colloquial expressions, more aggressively than ever before. Precision-edited and classroom-tested you will find tips and tricks on subject-verb agreement, parallelism, redundancy, and idiomatic expressions. These tips have guided numerous IES students to success on the old SAT and are just as relevant to the new version. Yet new sectionson coherence, style, and using visual resourceswill give you everything you need to approach the questions that are unique to the passage-based New SAT. To break the bad habits formed in everyday speech and undisciplined writing, and to truly grasp all question types on the New SAT Language and Writing, you need this book. Once you have completed the lessons, exercise your new knowledge using the ten practice testsall based on the newest released tests from the College Board itself. We at IES have confidence that you can control the New SAT.

The Official SAT Study Guide, 2018 Edition

Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 1457312204

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1280

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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 Official ACT Prep Guide

Author: ACT

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119398908

Category: Study Aids

Page: 720

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The only guide from the ACT organization, the makers of the exam, revised and updated for 2017 and beyond The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018 Edition, Revised and Updated is the must-have resource for college bound students. The guide is the go-to handbook for ACT preparation and the only guide from the makers of the exam. The book and online content includes the actual ACT test forms (taken from real ACT exams). In addition, this comprehensive resource has everything students need to know about when they are preparing for and taking the ACT. The book contains information on how to register for the exam, proven test-taking strategies, ideas for preparing mentally and physically, gearing up for test day, and much more. This invaluable guide includes additional questions and material that contains articles on everything from preparing a standout college application and getting into your top-choice school to succeeding in college The bestselling prep guide from the makers of the ACT test Offers bonus online contest to help boost college readiness Contains the real ACT test forms used in previous years This new edition offers students updated data on scoring your writing test, new reporting categories, as well as updated tips on how to do your best preparing for the test and on the actual test day from the team at ACT. It also offers additional 400 practice questions that are available online.

5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems

Author: Manhattan Prep

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1941234526

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1038

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Manhattan Prep’s 5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems is an essential resource for students of any level who are preparing for the GRE revised General Exam. Recently updated to more closely reflect the nuances of the GRE exam, this book offers more than 1,800 questions across 33 chapters and online to provide students with comprehensive practice. Developed by our expert instructors, the problems in this book are sensibly grouped into practice sets and mirror those found on the GRE in content, form, and style. Students can build fundamental skills in math and verbal through targeted practice while easy-to-follow explanations and step-by-step applications help cement their understanding of the concepts tested on the GRE. In addition, students can take their practice to the next level with online question banks that provide realistic, computer-based practice to better simulate the GRE test-taking experience. Purchase of this book includes access to an online video introduction, online banks of GRE practice problems, and the GRE Challenge Problem Archive.

Kaplan New SAT Premier 2016 with 5 Practice Tests

Personalized Feedback + Book + Online + Video Tutorials

Author: Kaplan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1506200109

Category: Study Aids

Page: 768

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Prepare for the New SAT with confidence! With more than 75 years of experience and more than 95% of our students getting into their top-choice schools, Kaplan knows how to increase your score and get you into your top-choice college! Prep Smarter. Not Harder. Our comprehensive SAT prep program for the new SAT reviews every concept tested on the new exam. You won't find a more complete guide on the market! It features exclusive methods and strategies as well as more than 2,000 practice questions guaranteed to raise your SAT score! Each practice question is accompanied by a detailed explanation that includes strategic advice and step-by-step instruction that shows you how to get the right answer the expert way. Kaplan’s New SAT Premier 2016 program includes: * 5 realistic, full-length practice tests, including a Diagnostic Test to guide your studies * More than 2,000 practice questions, with detailed explanations * Expert video tutorials from master Kaplan teachers * An online center with additional practice questions and prep resources * A comprehensive overview of the changes to the new SAT * Kaplan Methods for the more challenging Reading Comprehension, Writing and Language, and Essay sections of the new SAT * Kaplan Methods for the new difficult math content tested on the new SAT Kaplan’s New SAT Premier 2016 provides you with everything you need to improve your score, guaranteed. Kaplan has helped more than three million students successfully prepare for standardized tests, so we know that our test-taking techniques, methods, and strategies work. Kaplan’s New SAT Premier 2016 is the must-have preparation program for every student looking to score higher and get into their top-choice college!

The Powerscore Act & Sat Reading Bible

The Only Book You Need for the Act & Sat Reading Sections!

Author: Victoria Wood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780990893486

Category: Study Aids

Page: 411

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The ACT and SAT Reading Bible is the definitive study guide for the Reading tests on the ACT and SAT. Now that the two tests are so similar, there is no point in studying two separate prep books; the ACT and SAT Reading Bible is an efficient resource to prepare you for either test or both tests at once. It's the ultimate resource for learning powerful strategies to increase your knowledge, speed, confidence, and ultimately your score on the ACT, the SAT, or both college admissions tests.

5 lb. Book of ACT Practice Problems

Author: Manhattan Prep

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1941234496

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1164

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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.

Cracking the SAT with 5 Practice Tests, 2019 Edition

The Strategies, Practice, and Review You Need for the Score You Want

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1524758221

Category: Study Aids

Page: 848

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SUCCEED ON THE SAT WITH THE PRINCETON REVIEW! With 5 full-length practice tests, in-depth reviews for all exam content, and strategies for scoring success, Cracking the SAT covers every facet of this challenging and important 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. · 5 full-length practice tests (4 in the book & 1 online) with detailed answer explanations · Drills for each test section—Reading, Writing and Language, and Math--plus writing exercises to help prepare for the Essay · In-depth online score reports for all practice tests to help analyze your performance and track your progress

The Future of Nursing

Leading Change, Advancing Health

Author: Institute of Medicine,Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309208955

Category: Medical

Page: 700

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The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.

Sat Reading

Author: Khalid Khashoggi

Publisher: Immigration Enforcement Solutions, LLC

ISBN: 9780996406406

Category:

Page: 176

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IES SAT books are designed to follow a compact format yet offer the student test taker a wealth of advice and practice material. This discipline-specific New SAT Grammar book features ten full Writing and Language practice tests, along with intensive, memorable lessons that show students how to deal with the nuances and intricacies of the New SAT. Study of essential grammar rules and practice with the most accurate, most relevant material are the essentials of success on the New 2016 SAT. Like its predecessor, the re-designed SAT tests the fundamentals of verb usage, sentence construction, comparison, and English diction. But the new test has also shifted emphasis, and shifted radically: punctuation, paragraph coordination, and uses of visual evidence will pose new challenges. It will be necessary to break bad writing habits, and to leave behind awkward or incorrect colloquial expressions, more aggressively than ever before. Precision-edited and classroom-tested you will find tips and tricks on subject-verb agreement, parallelism, redundancy, and idiomatic expressions. These tips have guided numerous IES students to success on the old SAT and are just as relevant to the new version. Yet new sectionson coherence, style, and using visual resourceswill give you everything you need to approach the questions that are unique to the passage-based New SAT. To break the bad habits formed in everyday speech and undisciplined writing, and to truly grasp all question types on the New SAT Language and Writing, you need this book. Once you have completed the lessons, exercise your new knowledge using the ten practice testsall based on the newest released tests from the College Board itself. We at IES have confidence that you can control the New SAT.

The Real ACT, 3rd Edition

Author: ACT, Inc.

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 9780768934328

Category: Study Aids

Page: 936

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The Real ACT is the only book with insider test-taking tips and strategy, practice tests, and insight from the makers of the ACT. This comprehensive guide has everything one needs to know about the ACT-test content, structure, and format info! 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 Official ACT Prep Pack with 5 Full Practice Tests (3 in Official ACT Prep Guide + 2 Online)

Author: ACT

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119490782

Category: Education

Page: 720

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The Official ACT Prep Guide 2018 and ACT Online Prep have been combined to make the most comprehensive guide written by the makers of the ACT: The Official ACT Prep Pack. ACT Online Prep is an adaptive computer-based learning program, which means it will adjust to your learning curve and provide you a customized study plan based on your performance and the amount of time you have before test day! An access card within the book provides your unique access code along with instructions on how to start using ACT Online Prep. Once you register, you will have access to ACT Online Prep for 6-months. The Official ACT Prep Pack is a powerful tool providing you: The Official ACT Guide 2018 bestselling book 6-months access to ACT Online Prep 5 genuine full-length practice tests (three in current book and two online) Optional Writing tests 2,400+ additional online practice questions Free mobile app for on-the-go learning Game center to further test knowledge Flashcards customized for individual review needs Custom or standard learning paths Daily goals and tracking to help maintain focus Advice and guidance for test day By using the strategies and tools provided in The Official ACT Prep Pack, you can feel comfortable and confident that you’re prepared to do your best on test day.

A History of the Book in America

Volume 5: The Enduring Book: Print Culture in Postwar America

Author: David Paul Nord,Joan Shelley Rubin,Michael Schudson

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469625830

Category: History

Page: 640

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The fifth volume of A History of the Book in America addresses the economic, social, and cultural shifts affecting print culture from World War II to the present. During this period factors such as the expansion of government, the growth of higher education, the climate of the Cold War, globalization, and the development of multimedia and digital technologies influenced the patterns of consolidation and diversification established earlier. The thirty-three contributors to the volume explore the evolution of the publishing industry and the business of bookselling. The histories of government publishing, law and policy, the periodical press, literary criticism, and reading--in settings such as schools, libraries, book clubs, self-help programs, and collectors' societies--receive imaginative scrutiny as well. The Enduring Book demonstrates that the corporate consolidations of the last half-century have left space for the independent publisher, that multiplicity continues to define American print culture, and that even in the digital age, the book endures. Contributors: David Abrahamson, Northwestern University James L. Baughman, University of Wisconsin-Madison Kenneth Cmiel (d. 2006) James Danky, University of Wisconsin-Madison Robert DeMaria Jr., Vassar College Donald A. Downs, University of Wisconsin-Madison Robert W. Frase (d. 2003) Paul C. Gutjahr, Indiana University David D. Hall, Harvard Divinity School John B. Hench, American Antiquarian Society Patrick Henry, New York City College of Technology Dan Lacy (d. 2001) Marshall Leaffer, Indiana University Bruce Lewenstein, Cornell University Elizabeth Long, Rice University Beth Luey, Arizona State University Tom McCarthy, Beirut, Lebanon Laura J. Miller, Brandeis University Priscilla Coit Murphy, Chapel Hill, N.C. David Paul Nord, Indiana University Carol Polsgrove, Indiana University David Reinking, Clemson University Jane Rhodes, Macalester College John V. Richardson Jr., University of California, Los Angeles Joan Shelley Rubin, University of Rochester Michael Schudson, University of California, San Diego, and Columbia University Linda Scott, University of Oxford Dan Simon, Seven Stories Press Ilan Stavans, Amherst College Harvey M. Teres, Syracuse University John B. Thompson, University of Cambridge Trysh Travis, University of Florida Jonathan Zimmerman, New York University