Fiske Nailing the New SAT

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Sourcebooks, Incorporated, 2005 - Study Aids - 466 pages
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Other than how to get into college, the question students and parents are most likely to ask is how to prepare for the all-important SAT test.

Fiske Nailing the New SAT will help students and parents plot their strategy not only for how to take the test, but also for how to prepare for taking the test. Based on extensive surveys and the real experiences of students, parents and college counseling professionals, this book gives the lowdown on how to prepare.

- Evaluating the preparation options: books, software, online courses, one-on-one tutoring, classroom prep courses, etc.
- What kind of student you are, and which approaches tend to work best for your ability, style, attitude, etc.
- Keys to SAT success
- The new SAT-how the test changed (and is changing) and why
- Chapters on the verbal, math and writing sections

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Inside the New SAT I
Straight Talk from Students
Taking Charge of Your SAT Prep

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About the author (2005)

Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as education editor of the New York Times, where he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He is the author of the bestselling annual Fiske Guide to Colleges and the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College. He lives in Durham, North Carolina, near the campus of Duke University.

Bruce G. Hammond coauthored the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College and was editor in chief of The Insider's Guide to the Colleges. He is the author of Discounts and Deals at the Nation's 360 Best Colleges and is the school and college expert at Parent Soup, a division of He lives near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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