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Barron's MAT, 11th Edition: Miller Analogies Test

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This updated manual prepares prospective test takers for success on the MAT, a timed word-association test that is widely used to screen applicants to graduate level academic programs. The MAT is also used as a placement exam for management positions in many businesses. The book's main features include:
• A diagnostic test and ten full-length practice exams
• Self-scoring ...

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Overview

This updated manual prepares prospective test takers for success on the MAT, a timed word-association test that is widely used to screen applicants to graduate level academic programs. The MAT is also used as a placement exam for management positions in many businesses. The book's main features include:
• A diagnostic test and ten full-length practice exams
• Self-scoring answer keys following each test
• Approximately 1,300 additional practice questions with answers
• Advice to help test takers solve analogy problems

• Helpful brush-up check lists cover graduate level vocabulary with brief word definitions, selected foreign words and phrases used in English with their meanings, and names of important persons in history, science, technology, and the arts that test-takers should be able to recognize.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438002262
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2013
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 234,341
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1—Pretest
• Answer Key for the Pretest
• Explanation of Answers for the Pretest
• Item Classification Chart

2—Achieving Success on

• the Miller Analogies Test
• Facts About the MAT
• A Word on Computer-Based Tests
• How to Solve Analogies
• Practice in Analogical Thinking
• Answer Key with Explanations
• Thirty Helpful Hints
• The 12 Biggest Mistakes Test-Takers Make
• Advice on Preparing for the MAT
• Improving Your Intellectual Skills

3—Kinds of Analogies Found on the Miller Analogies Test
• Content of MAT Analogies
• Practice in Recognizing Content Areas
• Answer Key with Explanations
• Relationships Used in MAT Analogies
• Practice in Using and Recognizing Relationships
• Answer Key with Explanations
• Distribution of Categories

4—The Miller Analogies Test
• Success of the MAT as a Measuring Instrument

5—Review for the Miller Analogies Test
• What This Review Contains
• Vocabulary
• Special Collective Nouns
• -ology Words
• Word Demons
• Selected Foreign Words and Phrases Used in English
• Alphabets and Their Characteristics
• Geography
• History
• Social Sciences
• Art and Architecture
• Literary Forms and Figures
• Music
• Science
• Mythology

6—10 Complete Analogy Tests for MAT Practice

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