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By (author) Jerry Bobrow

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  • Publisher: Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 206mm x 269mm x 33mm | 748g
  • Publication date: 15 September 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Hoboken, NJ
  • ISBN 10: 0764599356
  • ISBN 13: 9780764599354
  • Edition: 7, Revised
  • Edition statement: 7th Revised edition

Product description

"The CliffsTestPrep" series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps. "CliffsTestPrep ACT" can help you assess your interests and skills, plan your career, get a scholoarship, and get into a college of your choice. Understanding and practicing test-taking strategies can help a great deal. Subject matter review is particularly useful for the Mathematics Test and English Test. Both subject matter and strategies are reviewed in this book. Inside, you'll find: four realistic, full-length practice exams; practice questions, answers, and explanations in each chapter; an action plan for effective preparation; four successful overall approaches to taking the ACT; and, detailed analysis of the directions for each section of the test.With extra help on math formulas, science terminology and other ACT trouble spots, this comprehensive guide will help you score your highest. In addition, you'll hone your knowledge of subjects such as: English usage and mechanics, including punctuation, basic grammar, and sentence structure; English rhetorical skills, including prose strategy, organization, and style; basic math skills, including arithmetic and intermediate algebra; applied math, including coordinate geometry, plane geometry, and trigonometry; reading comprehension, including prose fiction, humanities, social studies, and natural sciences; and, science reasoning formats, including Data Representation, Research Summaries, and Conflicting Viewpoints. With guidance from the "CliffsTestPrep" series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment.

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Author information

Jerry Bobrow, Ph.D. is an award-winning educator and author. He is a national authority in the field of test preparation and has been administering the test preparation programs for most California state universities for the past 30 years. Every year he administers over 500 programs assisting over 17,000 students in preparing for standardized exams. Dr. Bobrow has authored over 40 national bestselling test preparation books, including Cliffs Preparation Guides for the CSET, MSAT, GRE, GMAT, The NEW SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, CBEST, NTE, PPST, ELM, GED, TAKS, CAHSEE Math, CAHSEE English-Language Arts, and ACT.

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Your complete guide to a higher score on the ACTWhy CliffsTestPrep Guides?Go with the name you know and trustGet the information you need--fast!Written by test prep specialistsAbout the contents: IntroductionEffective test-taking strategiesComprehensive exam overviewAnswers to your questions about the testAnswers to your questions about the new Writing TestPart I: Analysis of Exam AreasImportant approaches and samples for each content area: English, Mathematics, Reading, Science Reasoning, and WritingAnalysis of directions and content area breakdownsPart II: Four Full-Length Practice TestsComplete answers and explanations for each testAnalysis/Tally sheets for problems missedSpecial section on the new Writing Test, including effective writing techniquesTest Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes(R)

Table of contents

Introduction to the ACT. General Description. Questions Commonly Asked about the ACT. Four Successful Overall Approaches to Taking the ACT. I. The "Plus-Minus" System. II. The Elimination Strategy. III. The "Avoiding Misreads" Method. IV. The Multiple-Multiple-Choice Technique. PART I: ANALYSIS OF EXAM AREAS. Introduction to the English Test. Introduction to the Mathematics Test. Introduction to the Reading Test. Introduction to the Science Reasoning Test. PART II: FOUR FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE TESTS. Directions for all Practice Tests. Answer Sheets for Practice Test 1. Practice Test 1. Scoring Practice Test 1. Complete Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 1 Answer Sheets for Practice Test 2. Scoring Practice Test 2. Practice Test 2. Complete Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 2. Answer Sheets for Practice Test 3. Practice Test 3. Scoring Practice Test 3. Complete Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 3. Answer Sheets for Practice Test 4. Practice Test 4. Scoring Practice Test 4. Complete Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 4. Introduction to the Writing Test-Essay. Final Preparation.