Cracking the CLEP

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Acing the CLEP is very different from getting straight A's in school, so The Princeton Review doesn't try to teach you everything there is to know about every subject — only the techniques that you need to score higher on the CLEP. Cracking the CLEP focuses on the most popular CLEP subject tests, including English Composition, College Mathematics, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences. This fully updated edition of Cracking the CLEP also includes 5 full-length sample exams. The questions on these ...

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Overview

Acing the CLEP is very different from getting straight A's in school, so The Princeton Review doesn't try to teach you everything there is to know about every subject — only the techniques that you need to score higher on the CLEP. Cracking the CLEP focuses on the most popular CLEP subject tests, including English Composition, College Mathematics, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences. This fully updated edition of Cracking the CLEP also includes 5 full-length sample exams. The questions on these tests are exactly like those on real CLEP exams, and there are complete explanations for every solution in the book. Cracking the CLEP, 5th Edition will teach you how to - Eliminate answer choices that look right but are planted to fool you - Avoid the tricky Restructuring Sentences and Analyzing Writing questions on the English exam - Tackle the Humanities exam by using clues in the questions - Crack the algebra problems by "plugging in" numbers in place of letters - Ace the Social and Natural Science exams by tailoring your review to the tests

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375764936
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 5/29/2007
  • Series: College Test Prep Series
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 784,186
  • Product dimensions: 8.32 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom Meltzer has taught for The Princeton Review for over 11 years. He is one of several authors of The Best 331 Colleges and has written numerous tests, manuals and other materials for Princeton Review courses.
Paul Foglino has also taught for The Princeton Review for more than a decade and has authored tests and materials for many of its courses, most recently for the MCAT.
Paul and Tom are also musicians; they perform together in a band called Five Chinese Brothers.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Pt. I Orientation 1
Pt. II How to Crack the CLEP General Examination in English Composition 13
Pt. III How to Crack the CLEP General Examination in College Mathematics 115
Pt. IV How to Crack the CLEP General Examination in Humanities 173
Pt. V How to Crack the CLEP General Examination in Social Sciences 263
Pt. VI How to Crack the CLEP General Examination in Natural Sciences 337
Pt. VII CLEP Subject Examinations 411
Pt. VIII Answers to Grammar Review Drills 421
About the Authors 426
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