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Cracking the Sat II

Author : Theodore Silver
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Offers tips on preparation and provides sample questions

Cracking the Sat II

Author : Liz Buffa
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Provides study strategies and test-taking techniques.

Verbal Workout for the SAT

Author : Geoff Martz
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Provides drills, explanations, and practice questions that cover such areas as Analogies, Sentence Completions, and Critical Reading, and enables students to achieve higher scores with the Princeton Review's proven SAT test-taking strategies, accompanied by a set of 250 flashcards featuring key SAT vocabulary words. Original. 17,500 first printing.

Student Advantage Guide to Visiting College Campuses 1996

Author : Janet Spencer
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An invaluable one-stop source for planning a campus visit, this guide offers comprehensive information on more than 250 of the most-toured college campuses. Includes maps and directions by car, bus, train, and plane, instructions on how to schedule interviews, information on hotels, B&Bs, and resorts for every budget, and more.

Student Advantage Guide to the Best 310 Colleges 1997

Author : Tom Meltzer
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When it first appeared USA Today called this book "the guide that doesn't follow a textbook approach to college life." The Best 310 Colleges is based on The Princeton Review's student surveys--the largest campus surveys in the nation. More than 59,000 students answer questions on everything from academics to campus life. Topics include: the quality of teaching, dorms and dining hall fare, campus politics (left or right and conservative or liberal), whether the student body is diverse or homogeneous, tolerant or intolerant (of race/class relations and of gay students), and high or low in its use of beer, liquor, and marijuana. In fact this book has caused schools across the country to change their food, campuses and drinking policies. Also included is information concerning admission and financial aid policies, student body demographics, average recentered SAT scores and "What's Hot/What's Not" as well as the Counselor-O-Matic, an easy-to-use (if highly unscientific) guide to your chances of getting into each of the top 310 colleges by calculating your "desirability rating" and comparing it to each school's "selectivity rating." Here's a sampling of what students have to say: "This school is filled with wealthy, well-dressed egomaniacs who are about as socially conscious as Marie Antoinette." "I'm premed and there's no place I would rather be. The academics are a killer, no joke, but for those few who survive, the world is their oyster." "If you're not Caucasian, the adjustment here is tremendous." "Since this is a Jesuit institution, not all viewpoints get expressed, particularly liberal ones about gays and premarital sex." "You have to be smart about whereyou go at night." "The food here is really bad; it's either bland or sickening. You're lucky if they don't screw up the bread." "Socially, the surrounding area is so dead that the Denny's closes at night." "Girls over 5'8" watch out--for some reason, guys here have munchkin blood in them or something."

Airpower Advantage

Author : Diane Therese Putney
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American air power is a dominant force in today's world. Its ascendancy, evolving in the half century since the end of World War II, became evident during the first Gulf War. Although a great deal has been written about military operations in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, this deeply researched volume by Dr. Diane Putney probes the little-known story of how the Gulf War air campaign plan came to fruition. Based on archival documentation and interviews with USAF planners, this work takes the reader into the planning cells where the difficult work of building an air campaign plan was accomplished on an around-the-clock basis. The tension among air planners is palpable as Dr. Putney traces the incremental progress and friction along the way. The author places the complexities of the planning process within the context of coalition objectives. All the major players are here: President George H. W. Bush, General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, General Colin Powell, General Chuck Horner, and Secretary of Defense Richard Cheney. The air planning process generated much debate and friction, but resulted in great success-a 43-day conflict with minimum casualties. Dr. Putney's rendering of this behind-the-scenes evolution of the planning process, in its complexity and even suspense, provides a fascinating window into how wars are planned and fought today and what might be the implications for the future. C. R. Anderegg Director of Air Force History

The Self Propelled Advantage

Author : Joanne Calderwood
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A home education expert and mother of eight shares her experiences and insights into harnessing a child’s natural desire to learn. Joanne Calderwood has been a popular magazine columnist for several years and has become a popular speaker at home-education conferences across the country. Her self-propelled philosophy of education has transformed lives across the nation and around the world. In The Self-Propelled Advantage, Calderwood shares her wisdom, experience, and philosophy of education and parenting, as borne out in the lives of her own exceptional children. Informative and inspiring, The Self-Propelled Advantage is for any parent who places a high value on their children’s education. Detailing her methods for raising inquisitive, diligent, self-motivated children, Calderwood also shares valuable information on preparing for college entrance exams like the SAT and ACT. Having taught one SAT perfect scorer, one near-perfect scorer, and four students who have gone to college on full academic scholarships, Calderwood has proven how successful her methods can be.

Cracking the SAT 2001

Author : Adam Robinson
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Collects test-taking strategies and includes sample tests with answers for the SAT and PSAT.

The SAT Gender Gap

Author : Phyllis Rosser
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The Princeton Review Cracking the SAT

Author : Adam Robinson
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Combines score-raising techniques, a core vocabulary word list, and three full-length practice tests.

The Santa Fe Magazine

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Pre law Companion

Author : Esq. Ron Coleman
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Guides potential lawyers through the most useful college courses, internships, and summer jobs, and includes information on financing and choosing a law school

Ivy Admission Analytics for the Fox Parent

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Preparation for the SAT Scholastic Aptitude Test

Author : Edward J. Deptula
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More than 1.5 million students take this test every year, and this guide can help them achieve top scores. Every feature is designed to help reach these top scores including eight practice tests, high-scoring strategies, and reviews.

The Kaplan SAT PSAT 2003

Author : Kaplan
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Hundreds of practice questions including 8 full-length practice tests and proven strategies to help students score higher. Includes seasonal update section.

What Smart Girls Know about the SAT

Author : Cynthia Johnson
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Tailored to a traditionally male approach to test taking, the SAT has stacked the deck against females. "What Smart Girls Know About the SAT" is a reference no female should be without.

Kaplan SAT and PSAT 2003 2004

Author : Inc. Kaplan
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Provides techniques for excelling on the SAT and PSAT, information about the new Writing Skills section of the PSAT, practice questions, and full-length practice tests

Cracking the NCLEX RN with Sample Tests on Computer

Author : Jennifer Meyer
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PWN the SAT Math Guide

Author : Mike McClenathan
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PWN is back, and better than ever. The PWN the SAT Math Guide was created to help ambitious, highly motivated kids maximize their SAT math scores. Do you crave a higher score? Are you willing to do a little hard work to achieve it? Good. I knew I liked you. Read this book from beginning to end, with a pencil in hand and a calculator and an Official SAT Study Guide by your side. When you’re done, you’ll be able to approach the SAT with confidence—very few questions will surprise you, and even fewer will be able to withstand your withering attacks. Stand tall, intrepid student. Destiny awaits. Updated for the New SAT This new edition of the Math Guide has been updated, rather painstakingly, to reflect the realities of the new SAT coming March 2016. This book was not rushed to market to take advantage of interest in the new exam. I took my time, and hopefully I got it right. Chapters are broken into five major sections: Techniques, Heart of Algebra, Passport to Advanced Math, Problem Solving and Data Analysis, and Additional Topics in Math. Each chapter concludes with a reference list of similar questions from official practice tests. Practice questions are designated as either “Calculator” or “No calculator.” Students will be forbidden from using their calculators for one whole section of the new SAT. Emphasis is placed on nimbleness—the ability to approach problems in multiple ways to find the one that works best. Calculator solutions and shortcuts are provided where appropriate. Join me online Readers of this book are encouraged to register as Math Guide Owners at the PWN the SAT website. There will be video solutions and other bonus content there. Signing up there will also give me a way to get in touch with you if I make book updates. See details at http://mathguide.pwnthesat.com.

Race and the Limits of American Meritocracy

Author : Frank L. Samson
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