Barron's ACT 36, 2nd Edition: Aiming for the Perfect Score by Ann Hirsch, M.A., Jonathan Pazol M.S., Krista L. McDaniel M.A.
An ACT test score of 36 represents test-taking perfection. College-bound students who approach this score are more likely to gain acceptance into the nation’s finest colleges. Students who are focusing on getting an exceptionally high or even perfect score on the ACT will want to get their hands on this innovative book. Inside, they’ll find:
Advice and strategies for tackling the ACT’s most difficult questions and coming up with winning answers
Extra-challenging practice tests in all ACT test areas: English, Math, Reading, Science, and the optional Writing test
Instruction on reading efficiently and retentively
Special tips for boosting your science score
Detailed advice on writing a winning essay
Book can be purchased alone or with an optional CD-ROM presenting a full-length ACT practice test that closely matches the real ACT with answers, plus 50 extra-difficult questions with answers.
Introduction ENGLISH 1. Fundamentally Speaking 2. Punctuation: Minimize the Madness 3. Sound Sentences 4. World of Words 5. Thinking Like a Writer 6. English Practice Test MATH 7. Overview of the Mathematics Section 8. Elementary Algebra 9. Intermediate Algebra/Coordinate Geometry 10. Plane Geometry/Trigonometry 11. Mini-Lessons as Review 12. Math Practice Test READING 13. Balancing Efficiency and Accuracy 14. Fiction: Are You a Good Judge of Character? 15. The Nuances of Nonfiction SCIENCE 16. Overview of the Science Test 17. Passage Types and Strategies 18. Passage Dissection: Introductions 19. Passage Dissection: Tables, Graphs, and Figures 20. Passage Dissection: Questions 21. Data Representation Passages 22. Research Summaries Passages 23. Conflicting Viewpoints Passages 24. Tips for Boosting Your Science Score WRITING 25. Writing an Effective Essay