Barron's MAT, 12th Edition: Miller Analogies Test

Barron's MAT, 12th Edition: Miller Analogies Test

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Overview

This updated manual prepares prospective test takers for success on the MAT, a timed word-association test that is widely used to screen applicants to graduate level academic programs. The MAT is also used as a placement exam for management positions in many businesses. The book’s main features include:

  • One diagnostic test and eleven full-length practice exams
  • Self-scoring answer keys following each test
  • Approximately 1,500 additional practice questions with answers
  • Advice to help test takers solve analogy problems
Helpful brush-up check lists cover graduate level vocabulary with brief word definitions, selected foreign words and phrases used in English with their meanings, and names of important persons in history, science, technology, and the arts that test-takers should be able to recognize.
ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students will also get access to two additional full-length online MAT tests with all questions answered and explained.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438009544
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Edition description: Twelfth Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 456,212
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
What This Book Can Do for You
How This Book Is Organized
Don't Forget About the Online Tests!
Part 1 Pretest
Answer Key for the Pretest
Explanation of Answers for the Pretest
Pretest Item Classification Chart
Part 2 Achieving Success on the Miller Analogies Test
Facts About the MAT
A Word on Computer-Based Tests
How to Solve Analogies
Four Ways of Presenting Analogies
Practice in Analogical Thinking
Answer Key with Explanations
Thirty Helpful Hints
The 12 Biggest Mistakes Test-Takers Make
Advice on Preparing for the MAT
Improving Your Intellectual Skills
Part 3 Kinds of Analogies Found on the Miller Analogies Test
Content of MAT Analogies
Practice in Recognizing Content Areas
Relationships Used in MAT Analogies
The Final Word on Classification
Part 4 The Miller Analogies Test
Success of the MAT as a Measuring Instrument
Part 5 Review for the Miller Analogies Test
What This Review Contains
Vocabulary
Special Collective Nouns
-ology Words
Word Demons
Selected Foreign Words and Phrases Used in English
Alphabets and Their Characteristics
Geography
History
Social Sciences
Art and Architecture
Literary Forms and Figures
Music
Science
Animal Names
Mythology
MAT Practice Tests
Practice Test 1-11

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