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The ACT for dummies

Author: Michelle Rose Gilman; Suzee Vlk; American College Testing Program.
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2005.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Offers test-taking techniques and tips, explains what strategies to avoid, and provides two full-length practice exams of the ACT.

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Genre/Form: Study guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Rose Gilman; Suzee Vlk; American College Testing Program.
ISBN: 0764596527 9780764596520
OCLC Number: 61330920
Notes: Vlk's name appears first on the earlier edition.
Includes index.
Description: 366 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Part I: Coming to Terms with Reality: An Overview of the ACT. Chapter 1: Getting Your ACT Together: The Format. Chapter 2: Succeeding on the ACT. Chapter 3: Reading the Admissions Committee's Mind: What Colleges Want. Part II: Serving Your "Sentence": English Review and Test. Chapter 4: Glamour Grammar: The Five-Star Review. Chapter 5: Misspellers of the World, Untie! Mastering the English Test. Chapter 6: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It: English Practice Questions. Part III: Writing the Writing Test Rightly: You Have a Choice. Chapter 7: ACT Write: The First Words on Essay Writing. Chapter 8: Write Right: The Writing Test Review. Chapter 9: Practicing Promptly with Practice Prompts: Essay Practice Examples. Part IV: Don't Count Yourself Out: The Math Review and Mini-Test. Chapter 10: Ogling More Figures than a Beauty Pageant Judge: Geometry Review. Chapter 11: Catching Some (X's, Y's, and) Z's: Algebra and Other Sleeping Aids. Chapter 12: Reviewing Miscellaneous Math You Probably Already Know. Chapter 13: Numb and Number: Acing the Mathematics Test. Chapter 14: More Fun Than a Root Canal: Mathematics Practice Questions. Part V: Time to Read the Riot ACT: The Reading Test. Chapter 15: This, Too, Shall Pass(age): Sailing through the Reading Test ...145 Chapter 16: Where Are CliffsNotes When You Need Them? Reading Practice Questions...151 Part VI: Proven to Cause Brain Defects in Laboratory Rats: The Science Reasoning Test. Chapter 17: Frankenstein to Einstein: Excelling on the Science Reasoning Test. Chapter 18: Faking Atomic Ache Won't Get You Out of This: Science Practice Questions. Part VII: I'd Rather Wait for the Movie: Full-Length Practice ACTs. Chapter 19: How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Day, Part I: Practice Exam 1. Chapter 20: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations. Chapter 21: How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Day, Part II: Practice Exam 2. Chapter 22: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations. Part VIII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 23: Ten Wrong Rumors About the ACT. Chapter 24: Ten Differences between the ACT and the SAT. Index.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Other Titles: American College Testing for dummies
Responsibility: by Michelle Rose Gilman and Veronica Saydak, Suzee Vlk.


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