Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT, 2005-2006

Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT, 2005-2006

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Overview

Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT, 2005-2006 by Larry Berger, Manek Mistry, Michael Berger, Paul Rossi


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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761133254
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 320
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.”

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