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SAT PREP, PRACTICE TESTS, AND PROVEN TEST-TAKING SKILLS AND STRATEGIES

Improve your SAT scores with Dr. Gary Gruber's Complete SAT Guide, now updated in its 17th edition. Featuring 5 full-length practice tests, targeted sections on Math, Critical Reading, and Writing, plus exclusive critical thinking strategies for finding the right answers in less time, Gruber's Complete SAT Guide has all the tools college-bound high school students need to ...

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Overview

SAT PREP, PRACTICE TESTS, AND PROVEN TEST-TAKING SKILLS AND STRATEGIES

Improve your SAT scores with Dr. Gary Gruber's Complete SAT Guide, now updated in its 17th edition. Featuring 5 full-length practice tests, targeted sections on Math, Critical Reading, and Writing, plus exclusive critical thinking strategies for finding the right answers in less time, Gruber's Complete SAT Guide has all the tools college-bound high school students need to earn top scores.

Trusted by students, teachers, and tutors for more than 30 years, Dr. Gary Gruber is the leading authority on the SAT and test prep tips and tactics, proving the effectiveness of structured SAT preparation by raising thousands of students' SAT scores. In this study guide, Gruber evaluates why students choose the wrong answers, builds the core knowledge necessary for the test and provides unparalleled insight and advice, giving test-takers the tools and critical approach they need to solve the questions they miss most often.

STUDENTS GET THE SKILLS THAT UNLOCK THE RIGHT ANSWERS

With the explanation to a question, you can only answer that one question. With the exclusive Gruber strategies, you can answer thousands of questions! These strategies show you how to think about problems instead of trying to solve each one individually and can be used consistently on every SAT test.

"This book teaches critical thinking strategies which are essential for not only the SAT, but other examinations you will take in high school and college. I cannot recommend the strategies highly enough. Other SAT test prep books teach you tricks. The Gruber book teaches you thinking strategies which will serve you for years to come."-Amazon VineTM Voice Reviewer, Petrosian

EXCLUSIVE SAT PREP TOOLS THAT'LL REDUCE TEST-TAKING STRESS

— Inside information on how SAT questions are created

— The 101 most important math questions you need to know how to solve

— Unique diagnostic test shows you why you got questions wrong-and how to get them right

— Mini-math refresher

— Complete math refresher

— Brief and complete grammar review

— The most important SAT vocabulary

— The world's shortest SAT test (just 18 questions!) with complete answer explanations

that show you the exact basic skills and strategies you need to markedly improve your score

— Five Complete Practice SAT tests with detailed answers explained and keyed to specific strategies and skills

WHAT THE MEDIA IS SAYING

"Gary Gruber is the most prominent guru of SAT preparation."-Chicago Tribune

"His methods make the questions seem amazingly simple to solve."-Library Journal

"Dr. Gruber knows the ins and outs of the SAT."-Los Angeles Times

"Gary Gruber is the leading expert on the SAT."-Houston Chronicle

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402279737
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/4/2013
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 17
  • Pages: 1104
  • Sales rank: 48,210
  • Product dimensions: 8.54 (w) x 10.84 (h) x 1.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Gary Gruber is nationally recognized as the leading expert on standardized tests, test prep, test-taking methods, and the critical thinking skills required to prepare for such exams as the SAT, ACT, PSAT/NMSQT, and GRE. His books have sold more than seven million copies, and his strategies have helped provide measurably improved results in standardized test scores across all age ranges. His methods have been used by PBS, Sylvan Learning Centers, and school districts, as part of MyMaxScore's online SAT and ACT prep, and as the central college prep products in the testing area of College Countdown. Check out his web site:www.drgarygruber.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2013

    This is a fantastic book-the strategies and diagnostic tests pre

    This is a fantastic book-the strategies and diagnostic tests presented are amazing. I increased my score from a 1500 to a 2300 using this book.I urge anyone who wants to greatly increase their SAT score to get this book!

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  • Posted July 13, 2014

    This should be considered the bible for SAT studies. Not only is

    This should be considered the bible for SAT studies. Not only is it filled with comprehensive practice tests in actual SAT format, but it assists with insightful details as to test content. This is an absolute must buy.

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