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In March 2005, the College Board will begin to administer a new SAT. To help prepare all students for the new SAT and college success, the College Board introduces: The Official SAT Study Guide: For the New SAT
Here's the successor to the College Board's #1 best seller 10 Real SATs. This new book is the only source of practice tests created by the test maker according to proprietary new SAT specifications. With the book's 700+ pages and 21 chapters, students:
- Gain experience by taking 8 practice tests and receiving estimated scores.
- Raise confidence by reviewing concepts, test-taking approaches, and practice questions.
- Increase understanding of the new PSAT/NMSQT® and the new SAT.
Plus, book buyers receive free online score reports and a discount on The Official SAT Online Course™ with auto essay scoring.
Changes to the new SAT include:
The Official SAT Study Guide: For the New SAT
- The name of the current SAT verbal section will be changed to critical reading, analogies will be eliminated and short reading passages will be added to existing long reading passages.
- A new section called the SAT writing section will be added, which will contain multiple-choice grammar and usage questions and a student-written essay.
- The SAT math section will be expanded to include topics from third-year college-preparatory math (also known as Algebra II); in addition, quantitative comparisons will be eliminated from this section.
is part of the College Board's new SAT Readiness Program™ of print, online, and professional development resources.
The Official SAT Study Guide is the only book that features official SAT practice tests created by the test maker. It's packed with the information students need to get ready for the exam. They'll gain valuable experience by taking eight practice tests and receiving estimated scores. With 900 pages and 21 chapters, the book helps students raise their confidence by reviewing concepts, test-taking approaches, and focused sets of practice questions.
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The College Board
is a national nonprofit membership association whose mission is to prepare, inspire, and connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 4,300 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the College Board serves over three million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning.