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Zen in the art of the SAT : how to think, focus, and achieve your highest score

Author: Matt Bardin; Susan Fine
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
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Introduces a method for test taking, showing readers how to learn to let go of worries and fears, calm the mind, and bring one's attention to the present moment.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Study guides
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bardin, Matt.
Zen in the art of the SAT.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005
(DLC) 2005004326
(OCoLC)57675921
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Bardin; Susan Fine
ISBN: 9780547529578 0547529570 1299897517 9781299897519
OCLC Number: 748286656
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 220 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Nature of the Test --
In a Foreign Land --
Walk Through the Open Door --
The New SAT at a Glance --
Thinking --
The Key to Better Thinking: Skip and Come Back --
When to Skip and When to Come Back --
Beginner's Mind: How to Come Back --
Reasons Not to Skip and Come Back (and Why They're Wrong) --
An Example: Erica Works the Test --
From "I Can't" to "I Can" --
Anxiety --
The Buddha and the SAT --
Anxiety and the Present Moment --
Breathing --
Basic Meditation: Managing Anxiety --
Assessing Your Anxiety --
Anxiety Examples --
Reading Challenges --
Reading Habits That Get in the Way and How to Correct Them --
Reading Assessment --
How to Raise Your Reading Level --
Critical Reading Strategies --
Some Things You Must Know --
The Big Ten: Grammar and Usage --
Math Strategies --
Math Basics --
Math Quiz --
The Basics of Timed Writing --
Parents --
Taking Your Parents Down Memory Lane --
Seven Damaging Remarks Well-Meaning Parents Make --
The Five Characteristics of Supportive Parents --
Your Plan --
Organization: How's Your Brain's CEO? --
Just Twenty-five Minutes --
You Can Run a Marathon: Creating an SAT Study Plan --
Getting-Started Checklist --
Life Lessons --
A Crisis Is a Critical Opportunity --
Feelings Are First, but the Mind Leads --
Beginner's Mind (Reprise) --
The Myth of Genius (and Stupidity) --
Vocabulary.
Responsibility: Matt Bardin and Susan Fine.
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Introduces a method for test taking, showing readers how to learn to let go of worries and fears, calm the mind, and bring one's attention to the present moment.

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