The ACT For Dummies

The ACT For Dummies

by Suzee Vlk


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764554742
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/01/2002
Series: For Dummies Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 8.24(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Suzee Vlk has taught test preparation for more than 25 years. She is the author of more than 10 test preparation guides in the For Dummies series.

Table of Contents


Part I: Coming to Terms with Reality: An Overview of the ACT.

Chapter 1: Getting Your ACT Together: The Format 9

Chapter 2: Succeeding on the ACT.

Chapter 3: Reading the Admissions Committee’s Mind: What Colleges Want.

Part II: Serving Your “Sentence”: English Review and Test.

Chapter 4: Glamour Grammar: The Five-Star Review.

Chapter 5: Misspellers of the World, Untie! Mastering the English Test.

Chapter 6: It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It: English Practice Questions.

Part III: Don’t Count Yourself Out: The Math Review and Mini-Test.

Chapter 7: Ogling More Figures than a Beauty Pageant Judge: Geometry Review.

Chapter 8: Catching Some (Xs, Ys, and) Zs: Algebra and Other Sleeping Aids.

Chapter 9: Reviewing Miscellaneous Math You Probably Already Know.

Chapter 10: Numb and Number: Acing the Mathematics Test.

Chapter 11: More Fun Than a Root Canal: Mathematics Practice Questions.

Part IV: Time to Read the Riot ACT: The Reading Test.

Chapter 12: This, Too, Shall Pass(age): Sailing through the Reading Test.

Chapter 13: Where Are CliffsNotes When You Need Them? Reading Practice Questions.

Part V: Proven to Cause Brain Defects in Laboratory Rats: The Science Reasoning Test.

Chapter 14: Frankenstein to Einstein: Excelling on the Science Reasoning Test.

Chapter 15: Faking Atomic Ache Won’t Get You Out of This: Science Practice Questions.

Part VI: I’d Rather Wait for the Movie: Full-Length Practice ACTs.

Chapter 16: How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Day, Part I: Practice Exam 1.

Chapter 17: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations.

Chapter 18: How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Day, Part II: Practice Exam 2.

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Wrong Rumors about the ACT.

Chapter 21: Ten Differences between the ACT and SAT.

Chapter 22: Ten True Stories about the ACT.


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