Cracking the SSAT & ISEE

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Random House, 2009 - Study Aids - 730 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, 2010we’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 Parents Introduction
3
A Students Introduction
11
The Basics oi Both Tests
19
Fundamental Math Skills for the SSAT and ISEE
67
Answer Key to Fundamental Math Drills
135
Writing the Essay
145
The SSAT
175
General TestTaking Techniques for the SSAT
181
Scoring Your Practice SSAT
441
The ISEE
445
General TestTaking Techniques for the ISEE
451
ISEE Verbal
515
ISEE Reading
565
Answer Key to ISEE Drills
599
ISEE Practice Tests
606
Upper Level ISEE Practice Test 613
614

SSAT Math
207
SSAT Verbal
265
SSAT Reading
319
Answer Key to SSAT Drills
349
SSAT Practice Tests
361
Lower Level SSAT Practice Test
403
Answer Key to SSAT Practice Tests
437
Middle Level ISEE Practice Test
651
Lower Level ISEE Practice Test
687
Answer Key to ISEE Practice Tests 725
724
Scoring Your Practice ISEE
729
About the Authors
730
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