ACT For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 29, 2011 - Study Aids - 528 pages
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The quick and painless way to maximize your score on the ACT

Are you one of the millions of students taking the ACT? Have no fear! This friendly guide gives you the competitive edge by fully preparing you for every section of the ACT, including the optional writing test. You get three complete practice tests plus sample questions—all updated—along with proven test-taking strategies to improve your score on the ACT.

ACT For Dummies is packed with comprehensive review chapters for all four sections of the exam, including English, math, reading, and writing. It offers updated ACT study tips and practice materials that model the most recent ACT test. With the practical and friendly help provided here, you'll become comfortable with the content and format of the test.

  • Three practice tests, complete with detailed explanations and walk-throughs
  • Tips to stay focused on test day
  • Advice to manage your time wisely
  • How to make smart guesses and spot test traps and tricks

Whether you're preparing to take the ACT for the first time or are retaking the test to improve your score, ACT For Dummies gives you the skills and confidence to succeed!

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part I Coming to Terms with Reality An Overview of the ACT
9
Part II Serving Your Sentence The English Test
27
Part II Dont Count Yourself Out The Math Test
55
Part IV Time to Read the Riot ACT The Reading Test
143
Part V Studying Brain Defects in Laboratory Rats The Science Test
159
Part VI Writing Rightly The Optional Writing Test
181
Part VII Putting It All Together with Three FullLength Practice ACTs
207
Part VIII The Part of Tens
479
Index
487
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Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, and Scott A. Hatch, JD, have been preparing individuals to excel on standardized tests, gain admission to college, and secure careers since 1987. For nearly 30 years, they have provided their award-winning standardized test preparation throughout the world.

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