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Cracking the ACT brings you proven techniques from the test prep experts! The 2008 edition includes 2 full-length practices tests in the book and exclusive free access to an additional practice test online. In Cracking the ACT, we’ll teach you how to think like the test writers and

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·Ace the English Test by learning how to spot errors in sentence ...

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Overview

Cracking the ACT brings you proven techniques from the test prep experts! The 2008 edition includes 2 full-length practices tests in the book and exclusive free access to an additional practice test online. In Cracking the ACT, we’ll teach you how to think like the test writers and

·Test your knowledge with review questions for each topic
·Ace the English Test by learning how to spot errors in sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation
·Turn complex algebra into simple arithmetic
·Score higher on reading comprehension and science reasoning problems by learning to zero in on main ideas, topic sentences, and key words
·Employ our preparation strategies to write a strong essay on the Writing Test

We give you plenty of practice problems to help you master our proven techniques. Our practice problems are just like those you’ll see on the real ACT–but with detailed answers and explanations for every question.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375766343
  • Publisher: Random House Information Group
  • Publication date: 12/11/2007
  • Series: College Test Prep Series
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 8.47 (w) x 10.83 (h) x 1.49 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2008

    Not Accurate

    The book did not include many types of questions that were tested on the actual exam. It is true that the math and writing sections were quite helpful, but the rest was completely inaccurate. In addition, the practice tests were much easier than the actual test, and hence gave me a false sense of confidence. Not recommended!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2008

    Helpful but misleading

    I am pretty certain that this book helped my score... but it still had plenty of problems. The math and reading sections were pretty good, but the english and science sections were not. The english section completely ignored one of the question types, and the science section asked poorly worded questions that were much more confusing than the actual ACT. Other than the section reviews, the book also has two practice tests. They were pretty helpful, especially if you time yourself.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2008

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    This is one of the best, if not the best, ACT review book that I've ever read!!!! I strongly recommend this book for anyone preparing for the ACT. This book installs confidence in the reader, which is essential on the day of the test!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2008

    I did not like this book at all.

    I thought I was doing pretty good when I was working through this book. However, there were several types of questions on the actual ACT that were unexpected. For example, this book only tells you about two types of questions in the English Section: one on correcting grammar and one on the whole passage (like main idea) at the end of a passage. But on the ACT there were questions like 'all of the following will work in substituting lines __ - __ EXCEPT.' There weren't any of those 'EXCEPT' questions in the book. Also, the book shows several short passages in the English section, but on the actual ACT, there are fewer, longer passages. I wouldn't recommend this book the practice tests don't accurately represent the actual exam.

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