You’ve been hearing about the SAT since they day you entered high school. Guess what? It’s time. So when you walk into that testing hall, will it be with a case of nerves—or attitude? A guerrilla guide written by six students who destroyed the SAT, Up Your Score combines the best math and verbal preparation with the strategies and tips you need to psyche out—and not be psyched out by—the Test.
Six kids who’ve aced it show you how to: Think like the SAT Improve memory and maintain peak concentration Master insider math tricks Learn 600 key vocabulary words Hone your speed and timing Be a better guesser (and why it’s almost always better to guess) Do sections in the best order Prepare your essay in advance
But wait! There’s more: Insider college admissions advice What to do if you have a nasty proctor The Up Your Score Lower Your Stress Plan The SAT and the internet A recipe for Sweet and Tasty 800 Bars and how to smuggle them into the testing hall How best to fill in the answer circles and save nearly 6 minutes
|Publisher:||Workman Publishing Company, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.34(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.82(d)|
About the Author
Paul Rossi is a Cornell graduate.
Jean Huang is a high school senior in St. Cloud, Minnesota and applying for early admission to Stanford.
Larry Berger is a Yale graduate and Rhodes Scholar and the president of Amplify Learning.
Manek Mistry graduated from Cornell Law School and is in private practice.
Michael Colton, a Harvard graduate, writes for film and television and most recently the animated Web series “Zoolander: Super Model.”