GRUBER S SAT 2400(2ND EDITION)

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Jan 1, 2011 - Study Aids - 300 pages
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THE BEST PRACTICE PLUS COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIES FOR TARGETING THE HIGHEST SCORE ON THE SAT

From Dr. Gary Gruber, called "the most prominent guru of SAT preparation" by the Chicago Tribune, comes a new, focused SAT strategy guide designed to help students improve critical thinking skills and test prep strategies proven to raise scores on standardized tests.

Gruber's SAT 2400 is focused specifically on the strategies you'll need to breeze through the hardest questions on all three sections of the SAT, get your best score, and set you apart from the competition.

To achieve a perfect score—a 2400—on the SAT, you have to understand which skill each question is testing. Dr. Gary Gruber's exclusive strategies will teach you how to easily solve each type as well as give you unique methods for handling the toughest questions.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO STUDY TO GET THE TOP SCORE
• Math skills, shortcuts, and strategies
• Important tips for writing a perfect essay
• Practice tests for each section of the SAT
• How to answer the hardest questions
• Critical reading strategies and grammar review
• Extensive vocabulary builder

WHAT THE MEDIA IS SAYING
"Dr. Gary Gruber has developed a method that will raise students' test scores by sharpening their thinking skills." –Boston Globe
"His methods make the questions seem amazingly simple to solve." –Library Journal
"Gruber can ring the bell on any number of standardized exams." –Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune

  

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Contents

General TestTaking Strategies
1
Critical Reading Strategies
7
Math Prep Shortcuts and Strategies
60
Math Practice Exercises
120
The SAT Writing Test
143
The Hardest Actual SAT Questions and Their Top Strategic Solutions
191
18 Questions to Approximate Your SAT Score and the Exact Strategies You Need to Improve Your Score
199
SAT Practice Test
206
Notes
301
Back Cover
303
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About the author (2011)

Gary R. Gruber, PhD, is nationally recognized as the leading expert on the SAT, test-taking methods, and critical thinking skills. His books on test taking and critical thinking skills have sold more than seven million copies. He lives in California. Dr. Gary Gruber is nationally recognized as the leading expert on the SAT, ACT, test-taking methods, and critical thinking skills. His methods have been used by PBS, Sylvan Learning Centers, and school districts, as part of MyMaxScore's online SAT and ACT prep, and as the central college prep products in the testing area of College Countdown. His books on test taking, test preparation, and critical thinking skills have sold more than seven million copies. Dr. Gruber's strategies have helped provide measurably improved results in test prep for the SAT, ACT, PSAT/NMSQT, and GRE tests, among many other standardized tests across all age ranges.

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