Cracking the SSAT & ISEE

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Random House, Aug 1, 2010 - Study Aids - 716 pages
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The experts at The Princeton Review offer the most complete and effective preparation for two important secondary school admissions exams, the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) and ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination). This fully up-to-date 2010 edition ofCracking the SSAT & ISEEincludes 5 full-length practice tests: 2 for the SSAT and 3 for the ISEE. InCracking the SSAT & ISEE, 2011we’ll teach you how to think like the test writers and

•Correctly answer difficult analogy and synonym questions without knowing what all the words mean
•Ace the Math section by eliminating answers that are planted to fool you
•Use our step-by-step approach to simplify the Writing Sample
•Analyze difficult passages using our Tips & Tricks in the Reading Comprehension section

All sections of the SSAT & ISEE are covered in this guide. It also includes scoring charts to help you identify how many questions you should attempt to get the score you want and our exclusive Hit Parade of vocabulary words, grouped in easy-to-memorize bunches.
  

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Contents

A Students Introduction
7
The Basics ol Both Test
19
Fundamental Math Skills for the SSAI and ISEE
61
Answer Key to Fundamental Math Drills
127
Writing the Essay
137
The SSAT
175
General TestTaking Techniques tor the SSAT 181
189
SSAT Math
203
Answer Key to SSAT Practice Tests
437
Scoring Your Practice SSAT
439
The ISEE
445
General Test Taking Techniques for the ISEE
451
ISEE Math 455
452
ISEE Verbal
515
ISEE Reading
565
Answer Key to ISEE Drills
601

SSAT Verbal
263
SSAT Reading
317
Answer Key to SSAT Drills
347
SSAT Practice Tests
361
Lowei Level SSAT Practice Test
403
ISEE Practice Tests
608
Lower Level ISEE Practice Test
679
Answer Key to ISEE Practice Tests
710
Scoring Your Practice ISEE
715
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Silas is Director of Research and Development for Princeton Review Publishing.

Talada has worked in various capacities with The Princeton Review for the past twelve years in New Jersey, Boston, and New York City. He is currently General Manager of The Princeton Review's Textbook Publishing Division. He is a graduate of Drew University.

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