SAT For Dummies

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111810207X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 576

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The easy way to score your highest on the SAT Whether you are a student struggling with math, reading, or writing essays, this updated edition of SAT For Dummies offers advice for tackling the toughest questions, as well as hints and tips for making the most of the time available to complete each section. You'll get the information you need to focus on the areas that are most problematic for you to ensure that you achieve the best possible score. SAT For Dummies is for the millions of students who are preparing to take the SAT as part of the college application process. The SAT consists of nine separate, timed sections, which are broken down into 3 categories: Reading, Mathematics, and Writing. This new edition of SAT For Dummies gives students the tools, tips, and test-taking strategies to overcome anxiety on any (and every) part of the test. 5 full-length practice tests with detailed answers and explanations Review of foundational concepts for every section, from identifying root words and using commas correctly to solving math word problems and using the quadratic formula Complete explanations of every question type Practice questions for each of the test's 9 sections SAT For Dummies gives you the edge you need to successfully achieve the highest score possible!

ACT For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests

Author: Lisa Zimmer Hatch,Scott A. Hatch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118911539

Category: Education

Page: 528

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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? Fearnot! This 6th edition of ACT For Dummies with onlinepractice tests gives you a competitive edge by fully preparingyou for the ACT exam with subject reviews, practice opportunitiesonline, full-length practice tests and coverage of the optionalwriting test. Written in the accessible and friendly ForDummies tone, this hands-on guide helps you assess where youneed more help, gets you up-to-speed on the questions you canexpect to encounter on the actual ACT exam, and will have youstudying your way to test-taking perfection before exam day. The ACT is a standardized test used by college admissions boardsto measure high school achievement. Designed to assess a highschool student's preparedness for college in the fields of English,mathematics, reading, and science reasoning, the ACT is anationally recognized college entrance exam that is accepted bymore than 90% of four-year colleges and universities in the UnitedStates. If you're a high school student preparing for thisall-important exam, ACT For Dummies, 6th edition withonline practice tests gives you everything you need to raiseyour chances of scoring higher. So what are you waiting for? Getstarted! Go online for one year of access to 6 ACT practice tests tosharpen your skills Tips to maximize your score on the ACT Strategies to stay focused on test day and manage your timewisely Practice problems and exercises to take your skills to the nextlevel Tools to gauge how you measure up Whether you're preparing for the ACT for the time or areretaking the exam to improve your score, ACT For Dummies,6th edition with online practice tests gives youeverything you need to score higher.

SAT For Dummies, with Online Practice

Author: Geraldine Woods,Ron Woldoff

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111891175X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 408

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The easy way to prepare for the SAT The College Board has announced a redesign to the SAT in the spring of 2016. There's no doubt that students, parents, and educators are clamoring for a revised and authoritative resource on the latest iteration of this important standardized test. Packed with loads of concept review and practice questions that cover everything you can expect to encounter on the math, reading, and writing sections—and complemented with one-year access to additional SAT practice online—this 2016/2017edition of SAT For Dummies covers everything you need to increase your chances of scoring higher and getting into the college of your dreams. The SAT is administered annually to more than 2 million students at approximately 6,000 test centers located in more than 170 countries. Nearly every college in America accepts the SAT or SAT Subject Test as part of its admission process. Written by veteran For Dummies author and test preparation guru Geraldine Woods, 2016/2017 SAT For Dummies breaks down the topics covered on the redesigned SAT into easily digestible parts and gives you ample practice opportunities to pinpoint where you need more help and go on to master every subject. Offers strategies to stay focused on SAT test day Helps you gauge how you measure up as you prepare for the SAT Includes tips on how to manage your time wisely Provides practice problems and exercises in print and digital formats to take your skills to the next level If the thought of preparing for the SAT makes you sweat, fear not! 206/2017 SAT For Dummies takes the intimidation out of the exam and arms you with the confidence and know-how you need to make it your minion.

PSAT / NMSQT For Dummies

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118424344

Category: Study Aids

Page: 384

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The fast and easy way to ace the PSAT/NMSQT exam Similar to the SAT, the PSAT/NMSQT measures critical reading skills, math problem-solving skills, and writing skills. The tips and plain-English information presented in PSAT/NMSQT For Dummies are designed to give readers of all skill levels the edge they need to perform their best on this important exam. Here, you'll find the easy-to-understand information you need to prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT. You'll get a review of foundational concepts for every section, from identifying root words and correctly using commas, to solving math word problems and using the quadratic formula. Plus, four full-length practice tests with detailed answers and explanations help you assess your skills as you prep for exam day. So what are you waiting for? Includes a review of foundational concepts for every section Practice problems for each of the test's three sections allow you to test your comprehension as you study Includes four full-length practice tests with detailed answers and explanations If you're one of the 3.5 million students preparing for the PSAT/NMSQT exam, this hands-on guide has everything you need to score your highest!

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

GRE For Dummies

Author: Ron Woldoff,Joseph Kraynak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470889268

Category: Education

Page: 384

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Offers a review of verbal-reasonsing, quantitative-reasoning and analytical-writing skills, outlines test-taking strategies and includes sample questions and three full-length practice exams, as well as a companion CD that has more information and practice tests. Original.

SAT Math For Dummies

Author: Mark Zegarelli

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470882093

Category: Study Aids

Page: 384

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Manage your time and ace the mathematics section of the SAT Scoring well on the mathematics section of the SAT exam isn't guaranteed by getting good grades in Algebra and Geometry. Turn to SAT Math For Dummies for expert advice on translating your classroom success into top scores. Loaded with test-taking strategies, two practice tests, and hundreds of problems with detailed solutions and explanations, SAT Math For Dummies helps you maximize your scores in no time. Review key math concepts and then step through example and sample problems and solutions presented in the same multiple choice and grid-in formats you'll experience on the SAT Offers an expert review of core mathematic concepts as well as ample opportunity for practice Improve important skills such as estimation and number sense SAT Math For Dummies gives you expert tips on how to make the best use of the limited time allowed and get your best possible score!

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.

The Official SAT Study Guide

Author: College Entrance Examination Board,The College Board

Publisher: The College Board

ISBN: 0874478529

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1100

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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.

SAT II Biology For Dummies

Author: Scott A. Hatch,Lisa Zimmer Hatch

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764578427

Category: Study Aids

Page: 394

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Get tips on preparing for test traps Psych yourself up and score your best Yipes! You've got 60 minutes to answer 80 questions on plants and animals, ecology, genetics, cells and molecules, and evolution. How do you psych yourself up and score your best? This friendly guide delivers just what you need -- a thorough review of biology, including special sections on "M" and "E" exam topics, plus two complete practice tests and lots of insider tips to help boost your score. Discover how to * Recognize wrong answers * Zero in on the best answer * Manage your time * Minimize test-taking anxiety * Familiarize yourself with the format

English Grammar Workbook For Dummies

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118047347

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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Get some good grammar practice-and start speaking and writing well Good grammar is important, whether you want to advance your career, boost your GPA, or increase your SAT or ACT score. Practice is the key to improving your grammar skills, and that's what this workbook is all about. Honing speaking and writing skills through continued practice translates into everyday situations, such as writing papers, giving presentations, and communicating effectively in the workplace or classroom. In English Grammar Workbook For Dummies you'll find hundreds of fun problems to help build your grammar muscles. Just turn to a topic you need help with-from punctuation and pronouns to possessives and parallel structure-and get out your pencil. With just a little practice every day, you'll be speaking correctly, writing confidently, and getting the recognition you deserve at work or at school. Hundreds of practice exercises and helpful explanations Explanations mirror teaching methods and classroom protocols Focused, modular content presented in step-by-step lessons English Grammar Workbook For Dummies will empower you to structure sentences correctly, make subject and verbs agree, and use tricky punctuation marks such as commas, semicolons, and apostrophes without fear.

Grammar For Dummies: 1,001 Practice Questions (+ Free Online Practice)

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118744756

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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Practice makes perfect - and helps deepen your understanding of English grammar Establishing good grammar habits will set you up for success. From English class to writing your college essay, from corporatecommunications, to updating your social media sites, good grammar is essential and now you have 1,001 ways to deepen your understanding and practice your skills. 1,001 Grammar Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction offered in a typical English grammar course and offers a hands-on understanding of grammar and its principles. Gives you a chance to practice and reinforce the skills you learn in a typical English grammar course Helps you refine your understanding of English grammar Practice problems range in difficulty and include detailed explanations and walk-throughs Whether you’re studying grammar at the high school level or just brushing up on your grammar skills, 1,001 Grammar Practice Questions For Dummies offers an on-the-go opportunity to succeed.

LSAT For Dummies

Author: Lisa Zimmer Hatch,Scott A. Hatch,Amy Hackney Blackwell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118678095

Category: Study Aids

Page: 432

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A detailed study guide that guarantees a high LSAT score If you thought you left standardized tests back in high school, think again. LSAT For Dummies, 2rd Edition is an all-inclusive study guide arming you with tips and know-how for your next career move. This updated edition includes three full-length practice tests, a review of foundational concepts for every section, thorough explanations, and additional practice problems for all question types. Whether you're taking the LSAT for the first time or the third time, this book will provide the guidance and skill set you need to obtain a score that reflects your abilities. Instead of facing the process alone, turn to the trusted For Dummies brand for proven test-taking strategies and ample practice opportunities. Ideal for those who want to break into this increasingly competitive field, in which a high score on the LSAT lends prospective lawyers an undeniable advantage Examines every topic and common pitfalls covered in the test, which consists of five 35-minutes sections of multiple-choice questions and a 35-minute writing sample For aspiring law school students, LSAT For Dummies is the most advantageous guide to increasing your score on a test that can make or break your legal aspirations.

ACT Math For Dummies

Author: Mark Zegarelli

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118001540

Category: Education

Page: 360

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Provides an easy-to-follow study guide for the ACT math test, complete with practice problems and strategies to help you prepare for exam day.

2018/2019 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice

Author: Angie Papple Johnston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119476356

Category: Study Aids

Page: 560

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Ace the ASVAB with this easy to use guide—including online practice! Looking to join the military and get the job of your dreams? Before your boots hit the ground, you’ll have to perform on the ASVAB to qualify for military participation and for specialty placement. 2018/2019 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice provides you with in-depth reviews of the nine test subjects to get you going, along with complete explanations for each question, exercises, strategy cheat sheets, and tips to discover your weaknesses and work to maximize your test performance. You’ll also be able to go online to study whenever you like, with convenient resources, hundreds of flashcards, 6 full-length ASVAB practice tests, and one AFQT practice test that will help you tailor your studying to suit your specific needs. If you’ve always dreamed of joining the military and being challenged by a new and exciting career, the ASVAB is your first step to achieving your dreams, and this guide will help you along the way! Aim high, score high on the ASVAB and qualify for the military job you want Quickly boost your math, science, and English performance for the test Complete an in-depth review of all 9 subject areas to prepare for that crucial test day Study hard and get the score that will help you get an enlistment bonus 2018/2019 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice is your go-to guide for mastering the skills and knowledge you’ll need to attain the ASVAB test score that will help you live your dream!

GED Test For Dummies

Author: Murray Shukyn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119287200

Category: Education

Page: 480

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Score high on the GED Test In today's job environment, it's usually the better-educated person who gets the position, promotion, or raise. Scoring high on the GED Test can give you an edge over the competition—whether it's to get a brand-new job or advance in the one you already have. If you're preparing for the exam and want to increase your odds of scoring higher, GED Test For Dummies gets you up and running with everything you need to know for test day. Inside, you'll find valuable, easy-to-digest information for navigating your way through tests on Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning, and Science. Whether you're looking to perfect your grammar and punctuation skills, put the social in your studies, take the fear out of math and science, get familiar with different types of fiction and nonfiction passages, or answer every multiple-choice question with confidence, GED Test For Dummies makes it not only possible, but easy for you to score high on this life-changing exam. Fully updated to reflect the latest version of the GED test Includes two full-length practice tests with answers and detailed explanations Provides vital information and test-taking tips to help maximize your score Includes special considerations for those whose first language isn't English Feel good about yourself knowing that you accomplished something amazing. Get GED Test For Dummies and put yourself on the road to greater success.

TASC For Dummies

Author: Stuart Donnelly

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118966449

Category: Study Aids

Page: 504

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Everything you need to pass the TASC If you're looking to gauge your readiness for the high school equivalency exam and want to give it all you've got, TASC For Dummies has everything you need. The TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) is a state-of-the art, affordable, national high school equivalency assessment that evaluates five subject areas: reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. With the help of this hands-on, friendly guide, you'll gain the confidence and skills needed to score your highest and gain your high school diploma equivalency. Helps you measure your career and college readiness, as outlined by the Common Core State Standards Focuses entirely on the 5 sections of the TASC and the various question types you'll encounter on test day Includes two full-length TASC practice tests with complete answers and explanations So far, New York, Indiana, New Jersey, West Virginia, Wyoming, and Nevada have adopted TASC as their official high school equivalency assessment test. If you're a resident of one of these states and want an easy-to-grasp introduction to the exam, TASC For Dummies has you covered. Written in plain English and packed with tons of practical and easy-to-follow explanations, it gets you up to speed on this alternative to the GED.

CPA Exam For Dummies

Author: Kenneth W. Boyd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118813790

Category: Study Aids

Page: 288

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Get started on the path to passing the CPA exam today Passing the CPA exam can be the first step to a long and rewarding career. With CPA Exam For Dummies, you'll get a full overview of the exam, information on how to register, the requirements for taking and passing the tests, as well as a review of the four sections. This comprehensive introductory study guide provides you with a wealth of information, including all the current AICPA content requirements in auditing and attestation, business environment and concepts, financial accounting and reporting, and accounting regulation. From start to finish, the text is designed to prepare you for each portion of this rigorous exam. Preparing for the CPA exam can be a daunting process. With the classic For Dummies approach, CPA Exam For Dummies offers an overview and steps on how to get started. Go at your own pace to master the various sections of the exam, and use the book as a reference on an ongoing basis as you prepare for the exam portions. Dive into the book to find: An overview of the CPA exam, featuring exam organization and information on scoring A content review, including practice questions and explanations of answers Online bonus practice exams to boost your knowledge and confidence An overview of the benefits of passing the CPA exam and becoming a certified public accountant For those seeking to pass the CPA exam and launch their accounting careers, CPA Exam For Dummies is the go-to resource for getting started!

2017/2018 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice

Author: Rod Powers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119365678

Category: Study Aids

Page: 504

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The bestselling ASVAB study guide—now updated for 2017/2018 If you're prepping for the ASVAB in order to begin or advance your military career, you know how important it is to succeed. Inside this bestselling study guide, you get in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects you'll encounter on the ASVAB, foolproof strategies for making sense of the verbal, math, and general components, and expert tips and tricks to help you discover the areas where you need the most help. Plus, you get a one-year subscription to the online prep companion, where you can study whenever you want, take full-length practice exams, and create customized practice sets in the subjects you need to study the most. If you want to put your military career on the fast track to success, ASVAB For Dummies is your first stop. Whether you need to boost your math skills, improve your English, or take your understanding of science to new heights, this guide offers all the study tools you need to show up on exam day prepared to score your very best! Take six ASVAB practice exams to sharpen your test-taking skills Take advantage of one AFQT practice test to assess your enlistment eligibility Use 500 flashcards to improve your vocabulary Boost your test-taking strategies for exam day Get the score you need to get the job you want!