Gruber's Complete SAT Guide 2012, 15E

Gruber's Complete SAT Guide 2012, 15E

by Gary Gruber


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For more than 30 years, Dr. Gary Gruber has been the leading authority on the SAT and test preparation. Now in its 16th edition, Gruber's Complete SAT Guide has proven the effectiveness of structured SAT preparation by raising thousands of students' SAT scores. Rather than just trying to "beat the test," Gruber's method builds core knowledge necessary for the test as well as providing strategic advice, giving students a critical approach to solving the questions they miss most often.

Featuring 5 full-length practice tests, targeted sections on Math, Critical Reading, and Writing, plus exclusive 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.

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.

--Unique diagnostic test shows you why you got questions wrong-and how to get them right
--Inside information on how SAT questions are created
--The 101 most important math questions you need to know how to solve
--The most important SAT words
--The world's shortest SAT test (just 18 questions!)

"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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402253317
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 07/01/2011
Pages: 1088
Product dimensions: 8.44(w) x 10.94(h) x 1.93(d)

About the Author

Dr. Gary Gruber is nationally recognized as the leading expert on the SAT, test-taking methods, and critical-thinking skills. His methods have been used by PBS, Sylvan Learning Centers, and school districts and as part of MyMaxScore's online SAT and ACT prep. He lives in Mill Valley, CA.

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"Gruber, an author who specializes in standardized tests, test-taking methods, and critical thinking skills, incorporates his critical thinking strategies into this study guide for the SAT. He explains how the questions are developed, the format of the test, specific strategies for women, approaches to the solution of problems, and short and longer study programs, then provides a diagnostic test and questions to approximate a score. The bulk of the book contains math, vocabulary, and grammar and usage refreshers; essay writing advice; and five full-length practice tests." - BOOK NEWS

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Gruber's Complete SAT Guide 2012, 15E 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
jcantor More than 1 year ago
This is a superb book for preparation for the SAT or for that matter for almost any exam. The strategies are fantastic and the basic material is laid out for all levels of student ability. What I partcularly liked is the diagnostic tests and the practice SAT tests where the answers are fully explained and keyed beautifully to strategies and basic skills. You also get complete refreshers in math, reading and grammar as well as shorter ones if you don't want to spend that much time reviewing. Everything is in this book. There were so many things I did not know or have not been taught and I found them in this book.
kevnval More than 1 year ago
Checked out MANY SAT books at the library, and I found this, I realized there is NO COMPRABLE one out there, so I went online and bought it. The prefixes, roots, and suffixes alone give you the meaning of about 150,000 words, and the math "rules" and tricks are awesome. This is just the book I need for my 6th grader, who is taking the test this spring. (yep - just a few years early) If you can only buy just one book - THIS SHOULD BE IT! Where was this when I needed a study guide years ago??????
Anonymous More than 1 year ago