Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies

Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies

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by Lisa Zimmer Hatch, Consumer Dummies Staff, Scott Hatch
     
 

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A real-world guide to mastering Catholic high school entrance exams

Are you planning to attend a Catholic high school? Do you need a fast and effective way to prepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP exams? With six full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and a comprehensive review of the basics in each category you'll encounter, Catholic High School

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Overview

A real-world guide to mastering Catholic high school entrance exams

Are you planning to attend a Catholic high school? Do you need a fast and effective way to prepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP exams? With six full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and a comprehensive review of the basics in each category you'll encounter, Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies is your ticket to test-taking success.

  • Gear up for the big day — find out how schools use your score, register for the exam you're supposed to take, and review a list of what you'll need
  • Be victorious over vocabulary, grammar, and usage — discover the types of verbal questions you'll face on your exam
  • Master analogies and reading comprehension — figure out the relationships in analogies and put together a planned approach to reading and understanding passages
  • Ace arithmetic and win at word problems — get an overview of basic math concepts and learn how to approach and solve different types of word problems
  • Overcome obstacles with algebra and geometry — demystify these often-intimidating subjects with easy-to-understand explanations for working with variables, lines and angles, and more
  • Test your skills — take six practice tests complete with answer keys and thorough explanations of the answers

Open the book and find:

  • An introduction to the exams
  • Ways to handle pre-exam jitters
  • What to bring on exam day (and what to leave at home)
  • Tactics for learning new words
  • A breakdown of analogy questions
  • The parts of speech
  • Tips on reasoning your way through logic questions
  • Coverage of arithmetic, algebra, and geometry
  • Pointers for deciphering quantitative relationships
  • Common pitfalls to avoid

Learn to:

  • Boost your scores on the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP
  • Sharpen your test-taking skills with six full-length exams
  • Review key verbal and math concepts
  • Maximize your opportunity to attend the Catholic high school of your choice

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470548738
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/05/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
261,926
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, has been preparing teens and adultsfor college and careers for more than twenty years.

Scott A. Hatch, JD, has prepared thousands of individualsfor standardized tests and legal careers.
Lisa and Scott are coauthors of SAT II Math For Dummies,SAT II Biology For Dummies, and other For Dummiestitles.

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