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SAT For Dummies 2015 Quick Prep



SAT For Dummies 2015 Quick Prep

Geraldine Woods, Ron Woldoff

ISBN: 978-1-118-91172-3 March 2015 168 Pages


The fast and easy way to score higher on the SAT

Does the thought of preparing for the SAT cause you to break out in a cold sweat? Have no fear! SAT For Dummies, Quick Prep Edition gives you a competitive edge by fully preparing you for the SAT. Written in a friendly and accessible style, this hands-on guide will help increase your chance of scoring higher on the redesigned SAT test being launched by the College Board in 2016.

The SAT is administered annually to more than two million students at approximately 6,000 world-wide test centers. Nearly every college and university in America looks at a student's SAT exam score or SAT Subject Tests as a part of its admissions process. Your SAT score is nothing to sniff at—in addition to admissions, many schools use these results for course placement. With the help of this guide, you'll maximize your chances of gaining entrance to the college of your dreams—as well as a seat in the best classes. So what are you waiting for? Start practicing your way to a better SAT score today!

  • Includes coverage of SAT question types and formats
  • Offers practice SAT tests with full answer explanations
  • Helps pinpoint where you need more help
  • Reflects the College Board's new and updated SAT exam for 2016

Whether you're preparing for the SAT for the first time or retaking the exam to improve your score, SAT For Dummies, Quick Prep Edition sets you up for success.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with the SAT 5

Chapter 1: Erasing the Worry: Getting to Know the New SAT 7

Chapter 2: Slow and Steady (Breathing) Wins the Race: Preparing for the Test 19

Chapter 3: Examining the Reading, Writing and Language, and Math Sections 27

Part II: The Moment of Truth: Taking a Practice Test 51

Chapter 4: Section I: Reading 53

Chapter 5: Section II: Writing and Language 69

Chapter 6: Section III: Math 87

Chapter 7: Answers and Explanations 107

Appendix 129

Index 137