Synopses & Reviews
For 70 years, BARRON'S experts have been helping students surpass their expectations on standardized tests. This is the only book you will need to get the score you want on the SAT.
Proven test-taking strategies that make the difference between a good score and a great score Five full-length model tests plus a diagnostic test in the book that reflect the actual SAT in length, question types, and degree of difficulty Additional features include study tips, test-taking advice, comprehensive subject reviews, and extra practice questions with explained answers for each part of the test An SAT overview and an explanation of the test's scoring method Extensive vocabulary review includes 3,500 words and a list of the 300 words most frequently encountered on the SAT
BARRON'S GIVES YOU THE ANSWERS!
Every question in this book comes with a comprehensive answer explanation.
The newly revised edition of Barron's SAT
A diagnostic test and five full-length practice tests with all questions answered and explained Test-taking tactics for the exam as a whole, and special strategies for each part of the test Subject reviews covering critical reading, grammar and usage, and math Detailed instruction in writing the required SAT essay An overview of the SAT, an explanation of the test's scoring method, and study advice
Year after year, Barron's continues to provide comprehensive test preparation help to thousands of college-bound students who are about to take one of the most important tests of their lives.
Table of Contents
SAT Format and Test Dates
Countdown to the SAT
Acknowledgments Part 1 - Get Acquainted with the SAT
Introduction: Let's Look at the SAT Part 2 - Pinpoint Your Trouble Spots
A Diagnostic SAT Part 3 - Tactics and Practice: Critical Reading
The Sentence Completion Question
The Passage-Based Reading Question
Build Your Vocabulary
Grammar, Plain and Fanciful
Common Problems in Grammar and Usage
The Writing Skills Questions
Writing a 25-Minute Essay
Introduction to the Math Sections
Math Strategies and Tactics
Reviewing Mathematics Part 4 - Test Yourself
Six Model SAT Tests