Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT

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Workman Publishing, 2008 - Study Aids - 328 pages
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It's the SAT guide that kids will actually enjoy using. And it's the one that works: The students who developed Up Your Score all aced the SAT and went to the colleges of their choice. Irreverent, credible, delivered with attitude, Up Your Score combines the best math, critical reading, and essay preparation with strategies and tips designed to help kids psych out The Test. Its witty, peer-to-peer voice—like getting advice from a good (and really smart) friend—makes the material so much easier to retain than the dry text of traditional test guides. And priced at $11.95, it's an economical alternative to expensive test-preparation courses, and an affordable addition, breath of fresh air, and reality check for the student who has a Princeton Review or Kaplan book.

Includes: How to think like the SAT. How to prepare the essay in advance. Six hundred key vocabulary words (and proven tricks for actually remembering them). Insider math tricks. The best way to fill in answer circles, and other strategies to save precious minutes. Plus, tips for maintaining concentration, why it's always better to guess than to leave a question unanswered, and a recipe for energy-boosting Sweet & Tasty 800 Bars (and how to smuggle them into the testing hall).

FREE: An online diagnostic test from PrepMe.com and an iPod download that helps students learn the 600 key vocabulary words.
 

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User Review  - oscarpitt - Overstock.com

My granddaughter took the SAT test when she was 16, just to see what it was like. She didn't do well, but hadn't expected to either. Then I bought this book for her and she LOVED it! It is easy to ... Read full review

Review: Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT, 2007-2008 Edition

User Review  - Star Shining Forever - Goodreads

Hilarious and packed full of gotta-know info for the SAT. Nice to have something fun to read to space out those harder, heavier study books. But its not just all fun—it makes it easier to learn and remember important info. B-) Definitely recommend. My only complaint is some crude humor. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Larry Berger is a Yale graduate and Rhodes Scholar and the president of Amplify Learning.

Manek Mistry graduated from Cornell Law School and is in private practice.

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