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Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies

Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies

Lisa Zimmer Hatch, Scott A. Hatch

ISBN: 978-0-470-62301-5

Mar 2010

528 pages

$12.99

Description

A real-world guide to passing the entrance exam for Catholic high school

Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies provides students and their parents with an efficient and effective way to prepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP-the three entrance exams used by Catholic high schools. Included are

  • Six full-length practice tests
  • Test-taking tips from the experts
  • Thorough reviews of each test's format

With full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and a comprehensive review of the basics in each category, Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies is a family's ticket to education success.

Introduction.

Part I: Providing Perspective on Catholic High School Entrance Exams.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know You: Meet the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP.

Chapter 2: Executing a Plan for Success.

Part II: Vanquishing the Verbal Questions.

Chapter 3: Unlocking the Mysteries of Vocabulary, Synonyms, and Antonyms.

Chapter 4: Analyzing Analogy Questions.

Chapter 5: Two out of Three “Rs”: Reading and Writing Questions.

Chapter 6: Acing Spelling and Mechanics Questions.

Chapter 7: Getting a Grip on Grammar and Usage.

Chapter 8: Solving the Puzzle of Verbal Reasoning Questions.

Chapter 9: Giving Your Verbal Skills a Workout with Practice Questions.

Part III: Mastering Math and Conquering Quantitative Questions.

Chapter 10: Acing Arithmetic Problems.

Chapter 11: Venturing into the Unknown with Variables.

Chapter 12: Getting the Right Angle on Geometry Problems.

Chapter 13: Making Sense out of Math Word Problems.

Chapter 14: Sifting through Sequence Problems.

Chapter 15: Comprehending Comparisons and Other Quantitative Relationships.

Chapter 16: Everything but the Kitchen Sink: A Hodgepodge of Math Practice Questions.

Part IV: Practice Makes Perfect.

Chapter 17: HSPT Practice Test 1.

Chapter 18: Answers to HSPT Practice Test 1.

Chapter 19: HSPT Practice Test 2.

Chapter 20: Answers to HSPT Practice Test 2.

Chapter 21: TACHS Practice Test 1.

Chapter 22: Answers to TACHS Practice Test 1.

Chapter 23: TACHS Practice Test 2.

Chapter 24: Answers to TACHS Practice Test 2.

Chapter 25: COOP Practice Test 1.

Chapter 26: Answers to COOP Practice Test 1.

Chapter 27: COOP Practice Test 2.

Chapter 28: Answers to COOP Practice Test 2.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 29: Ten Test-Taking Traps to Avoid.

Chapter 30: Attention, Parents! Ten Ways You Can Help Your Child Succeed on the Exam.

Index.