A real-world guide to passing the entrance exam for Catholichigh school
Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies providesstudents and their parents with an efficient and effective way toprepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP-the three entrance exams usedby Catholic high schools. Included are
- Six full-length practice tests
- Test-taking tips from the experts
- Thorough reviews of each test's format
With full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and acomprehensive review of the basics in each category, CatholicHigh School Entrance Exams For Dummies is a family's ticket toeducation success.
About the Author
Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, has been preparing teens and adults for college and careers for more than twenty years. Scott A. Hatch, JD, has prepared thousands of individuals for standardized tests and legal careers. Lisa and Scott are coauthors of SAT II Math For Dummies, SAT II Biology For Dummies, and other For Dummies titles.
Table of Contents
Part I: Providing Perspective on Catholic High SchoolEntrance Exams.
Chapter 1: Getting to Know You: Meet the HSPT, TACHS, andCOOP.
Chapter 2: Executing a Plan for Success.
Part II: Vanquishing the Verbal Questions.
Chapter 3: Unlocking the Mysteries of Vocabulary, Synonyms, andAntonyms.
Chapter 4: Analyzing Analogy Questions.
Chapter 5: Two out of Three “Rs”: Reading andWriting Questions.
Chapter 6: Acing Spelling and Mechanics Questions.
Chapter 7: Getting a Grip on Grammar and Usage.
Chapter 8: Solving the Puzzle of Verbal Reasoning Questions.
Chapter 9: Giving Your Verbal Skills a Workout with PracticeQuestions.
Part III: Mastering Math and Conquering QuantitativeQuestions.
Chapter 10: Acing Arithmetic Problems.
Chapter 11: Venturing into the Unknown with Variables.
Chapter 12: Getting the Right Angle on Geometry Problems.
Chapter 13: Making Sense out of Math Word Problems.
Chapter 14: Sifting through Sequence Problems.
Chapter 15: Comprehending Comparisons and Other QuantitativeRelationships.
Chapter 16: Everything but the Kitchen Sink: A Hodgepodge ofMath Practice Questions.
Part IV: Practice Makes Perfect.
Chapter 17: HSPT Practice Test 1.
Chapter 18: Answers to HSPT Practice Test 1.
Chapter 19: HSPT Practice Test 2.
Chapter 20: Answers to HSPT Practice Test 2.
Chapter 21: TACHS Practice Test 1.
Chapter 22: Answers to TACHS Practice Test 1.
Chapter 23: TACHS Practice Test 2.
Chapter 24: Answers to TACHS Practice Test 2.
Chapter 25: COOP Practice Test 1.
Chapter 26: Answers to COOP Practice Test 1.
Chapter 27: COOP Practice Test 2.
Chapter 28: Answers to COOP Practice Test 2.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 29: Ten Test-Taking Traps to Avoid.
Chapter 30: Attention, Parents! Ten Ways You Can Help Your ChildSucceed on the Exam.
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