Barron's ACT 36, 2nd Edition: Aiming for the Perfect Score

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An ACT test score of 36 represents test-taking perfection. College-bound students who approach this score are more likely to gain acceptance into the nation's finest colleges. Students who are focusing on getting an exceptionally high or even perfect score on the ACT will want to get their hands on this innovative book. Inside, they'll find:
  • Advice and strategies for tackling the ACT's most difficult questions and coming up with winning ...
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Overview


An ACT test score of 36 represents test-taking perfection. College-bound students who approach this score are more likely to gain acceptance into the nation's finest colleges. Students who are focusing on getting an exceptionally high or even perfect score on the ACT will want to get their hands on this innovative book. Inside, they'll find:
  • Advice and strategies for tackling the ACT's most difficult questions and coming up with winning answers
  • Extra-challenging practice tests in all ACT test areas: English, Math, Reading, Science, and the optional Writing test
  • Instruction on reading efficiently and retentively
  • Special tips for boosting your science score
  • Detailed advice on writing a winning essay

Book can be purchased alone or with an optional CD-ROM presenting a full-length ACT practice test that closely matches the real ACT with answers, plus 50 extra-difficult questions with answers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764147050
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 35,659
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
ENGLISH
1. Fundamentally Speaking
2. Punctuation: Minimize the Madness
3. Sound Sentences
4. World of Words
5. Thinking Like a Writer
6. English Practice Test
MATH
7. Overview of the Mathematics Section
8. Elementary Algebra
9. Intermediate Algebra/Coordinate Geometry
10. Plane Geometry/Trigonometry
11. Mini-Lessons as Review
12. Math Practice Test
READING
13. Balancing Efficiency and Accuracy
14. Fiction: Are You a Good Judge of Character?
15. The Nuances of Nonfiction
SCIENCE
16. Overview of the Science Test
17. Passage Types and Strategies
18. Passage Dissection: Introductions
19. Passage Dissection: Tables, Graphs, and Figures
20. Passage Dissection: Questions
21. Data Representation Passages
22. Research Summaries Passages
23. Conflicting Viewpoints Passages
24. Tips for Boosting Your Science Score
WRITING
25. Writing an Effective Essay
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