# Cracking the SSAT & ISEE

Random House, 2009 - Study Aids - 730 pages
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 Copyright

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