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.
Geraldine Woodshas been preparing students for the SAT for more than three decades. She is the author of many books, including English Grammar For Dummies and AP English Literature For Dummies. Ron Woldoff has been preparing students for the GMAT, GRE, SAT, and ACT for almost ten years. He is the author of several books, including GRE For Dummies and 1,001 GRE Practice Questions For Dummies.
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