SHSAT Practice Tests

SHSAT Practice Tests Author Won Suh
ISBN-10 1939750008
Release 2014-06-29
Pages 192
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Designed to complement the leading names in Specialized High Schools Admission Test (SHSAT) preparation, this book offers valuable practice tests and answer explanations for students preparing for the SHSAT. In particular, this book is geared towards those students who are seeking admission to the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), whose admission process uses a modified version of the SHSAT. This book provides an overview of the TJHSST admissions process and contains the following: 3 full-length practice tests and full answer explanations, a list of essay prompts that will help students prepare for the essay portion of the TJHSST admissions process, two sample essay responses to help guide students in their writing, and a set of writing tips to help students become better writers. While this book targets students interested in TJHSST admissions, it will also be a valuable asset to students preparing for New York City's SHSAT.



Solomon Academy s SSHAT TJHSST Math Workbook

Solomon Academy s SSHAT   TJHSST Math Workbook Author Yeon Rhee
ISBN-10 1497521777
Release 2014-04-11
Pages 226
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This book is designed to help you master the quantitative reasoning sections of the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) Admissions Test. The book contains 13 lessons with topic-specific summaries and 10 problems relevant to each lesson. Along with the topic-specific lessons, there are 8 full-length practice tests with detailed solutions and explanations.



How to Solve Shsat Scrambled Paragraphs Volume 2

How to Solve Shsat Scrambled Paragraphs  Volume 2 Author Five Points Learning
ISBN-10 0985966017
Release 2013-07
Pages 144
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The Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) is the required exam for admissions into one of New York City's highly selective public high schools for academically gifted and talented students. The Specialized High Schools that require the test for admissions are: Stuyvesant High School Bronx High School of Science Brooklyn Latin School Brooklyn Technical High School Staten Island Technical High School High School of American Studies at Lehman College High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College Queens High School for the Sciences at York College. Admission is based solely on results from the test and whether a student's score is above the cut-off score for a particular school. Often overlooked by students preparing for the SHSAT, the "Scrambled Paragraphs" section of the test can be a strategic opportunity for students to earn critical test points. Students who take advantage of this opportunity increase their chances of gaining admissions into one of these highly selective schools. "Five Points Learning's Second Volume of How to Solve Scrambled Paragraphs Study Guide" provides students with score raising strategies and an abundance of practice problems to help students master this tricky section on the test. As the old saying goes, ""Practice makes perfect."" So be sure to include "Five Points Learning's Second Volume of How to Solve Scrambled Paragraphs" in your test preparation plans today, and get the edge you need to beat the test.



Master the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test

Master the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test Author Stephen Krane
ISBN-10 0768937817
Release 2013-11-12
Pages 208
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The New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) is offered to all eighth and ninth-grade students residing within the five boroughs of NYC who wish to attend a specialized high school. Peterson's comprehensive resource provides you with valuable preparation which includes 10 practice tests covering scrambled paragraphs, reading comprehension, logical reasoning, word problems, algebra, and geometry. Every question is accompanied by our expert detailed answer explanations that are sure to help you boost your test-prep efforts to score high on the exam. You'll also discover important information about the exam format and scoring as well as information about the specialized high schools and testing locations. There is also a bonus section which includes 2 practice tests for the Hunter College H.S. Entrance Examination which is administered each January to all sixth-grade students residing within the five boroughs of NYC who meet specific criteria in reading and mathematics.



Solomon Academy s Iaat Practice Tests

Solomon Academy s Iaat Practice Tests Author Yeon Rhee
ISBN-10 1500258156
Release 2014-06-19
Pages 208
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This book is designed towards mastering the Iowa Algebra Aptitude Test (IAAT), a placement test which allows students to demonstrate their readiness and ability to succeed in Algebra 1. The book contains a review of essential theorems specific to the IAAT: Pre-Algebraic Number Skills and Concepts, Mathematical Data Interpretation and Analysis, Representing Relationships, and Symbols. There are 7 full-length math tests with detailed solutions and explanations for all questions.



Shsat Secrets Study Guide

Shsat Secrets Study Guide Author Shsat Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
ISBN-10 1610728726
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 156
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SHSAT Secrets helps you ace the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive SHSAT Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. SHSAT Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to SHSAT Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive Math review including: The Easiest Math Review You'll Ever Read, Solving for Variables, Understanding the Positive, Deciphering Exponents, Breezing Through Word Problems, Conceptualizing Geometric Problems, Percent Overview, Plotting Power, Keeping Probability Simple, Using the Right Formulas, Graphing for Success, Racing Through Ratios, Statistically Correct, Understanding Line Plotting, Mastering Difficult Problems, Plugging and Chugging; A comprehensive Verbal review including: Determining the Relationships, Using Contextual Clues, Making Strategic Eliminations, Understanding Word Usage, Finding the Right Opportunities, Utilizing the Proper Focus, When Truth Doesn't Equal Correctness, Making Logic Work for You, Skimming Techniques to Save Time, Recognizing Grammatical Cues, Milking the Passage, Learning from Opposites, Dissecting the Facts, Using New Information, Catching the Obvious, Appreciating Key Words, Handling the Unexpected, and much more...



The Tigers of Baluchistan

The Tigers of Baluchistan Author Sylvia A. Matheson
ISBN-10 IND:30000067541031
Release 1997
Pages 213
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A fascinating, vivid eyewitness account of how the Bugtis, one of the most primitive tribes of south-west Asia, are meeting the problems of sudden confrontation with twentieth century industrialization. A new introduction by Paul Titus explains the time-warp around the Bugti country, or for that matter the whole of Baluchistan, which in recent years has become a bloody battleground as the chieftains vie for political supremacy.



Barron s New York City SHSAT 3rd Edition

Barron s New York City SHSAT  3rd Edition Author Lawrence Zimmerman
ISBN-10 1438001363
Release 2013-02-01
Pages 324
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This new edition of the SHSAT manual prepares eighth and ninth grade academic achievers for the competitive test that qualifies them to enter New York City's Specialized High Schools. These schools include the Bronx High School of Science, Brooklyn Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School, among others. The manual presents-- More than 600 problems with answers and detailed solutions Three full-length practice tests, and four half-length tests with answers and complete solutions to all problems A revised and expanded ninth grade math supplementary section Math Diagnosers to help identify and correct student weaknesses Test-taking techniques and study strategies to help students build confidence Highlighted "Tips" and "Facts" boxes placed throughout the book Skillbuilders that provide comprehensive preparation for each test section The authors also provide a clear, detailed treatment of the test's challenging Logical Reasoning section, which includes examples and practical problems.



Fiske Real College Essays That Work

Fiske Real College Essays That Work Author Edward B. Fiske
ISBN-10 140226075X
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 341
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Provides tips on writing a college essay, including ones on such topics as science fiction, hobbies, community service, and significant experiences.



The ACT For Dummies

The ACT For Dummies Author Michelle Rose Gilman
ISBN-10 0471762741
Release 2005-10-31
Pages 365
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Boost your test-taking skills and beat the clock Prepare for the ACT? quickly and painlessly and maximize your score! Are you one of the millions of students taking the ACT? Have no fear! This friendly guide gives you the competitive edge by fully preparing you for every section of the ACT, including the optional writing test. You get two complete practice tests plus sample questions -- all updated -- along with proven test-taking strategies to improve your score. Discover how to * Study for each section * Stay focused during the test * Manage your time wisely * Make smart guesses * Spot test traps and tricks



CliffsQuickReview Principles of Management

CliffsQuickReview Principles of Management Author Ellen Benowitz
ISBN-10 9780544184756
Release 2001-09-01
Pages 240
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CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest subjects. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions. Whether you're a new managerial professional or a student who's decided upon a career in business, government, or educational management, CliffsQuickReview Principles of Management can help. This guide provides a valuable introduction to the concepts of management and business. In no time, you'll be ready to tackle other concepts in this book such as Planning and organizing Staffing and directing Managing change Decision making and problem solving Motivating and communicating CliffsQuickReview Principles of Management acts as a supplement to your other learning material. Use this reference in any way that fits your personal style for study and review — you decide what works best with your needs. You can flip through the book until you find what you're looking for — it's organized to gradually build on key concepts. Or, here are just a few other ways you can search for topics: Use the free Pocket Guide full of essential information Get a glimpse of what you’ll gain from a chapter by reading through the Chapter Check-In at the beginning of each chapter Use the Chapter Checkout at the end of each chapter to gauge your grasp of the important information you need to know Test your knowledge more completely in the CQR Review and look for additional sources of information in the CQR Resource Center Use the glossary to find key terms fast. With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades.



McGraw Hill s Top 50 Skills for a Top Score ACT English Reading and Science

McGraw Hill s Top 50 Skills for a Top Score  ACT English  Reading  and Science Author Brian Leaf
ISBN-10 9780071613880
Release 2009-10-01
Pages 208
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We want to help you succeed on the English, reading, and science portions of the ACT* "This book is a good read even if you don't have to take the ACT." -- Edward Fiske, author of the #1 bestselling college guide, the Fiske Guide to Colleges "The specific skills needed for the ACT, confidence building, stress-management, how to avoid careless errors ... this book has it covered!" -- Laura Frey, Director of College Counseling, Vermont Academy; Former President, New England Association for College Admission Counseling We've put all of our proven expertise into McGraw-Hill's Top 50 Skills for a Top Score. With this book, you'll master the essential skills identified by a prominent ACT instructor and add points to your score. You'll get focused instruction on these crucial skills, helpful exercises, pre- and posttests to check your weaknesses and progress, and two additional tests on the accompanying CD-ROM. With McGraw-Hill's Top Skills for a Top Score: ACT English, Reading, and Science, we'll guide you step by step through your preparation and give you the tools you need to succeed. Inside you'll find: 50 essential skills with step-by-step sample exercises A pretest to identify your weaknesses and a posttest to track your progress Two additional tests on CD-ROM Strategies to help you answer every type of ACT English, reading, or science item



New York City Shsat

New York City Shsat Author The The Tutorverse
ISBN-10 1532811373
Release 2016-08-31
Pages 320
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Each year, tens of thousands of students take NYC's Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT), one of the most competitive and challenging high school entrance exams in the country. Many of these students often spend a year or more preparing for the SHSAT, since extra practice can improve a student's scaled scores and lead to placement in top-choice schools. Unfortunately, many students run out of high quality practice materials. With New York City SHSAT: 1,000+ Practice Problems, there's no shortage of high-quality practice questions. This book contains more questions than even 10 full-length exams! In this book you will find: 1,000+ high-quality practice questions in print - no need to go online or watch videos! Everything you need is right here in the book! 80 pages of detailed answer explanations for every question, including helpful hints and suggestions, to help you make sense of advanced material. A diagnostic test highlights areas for improvement and helps you make the most of your time. Separate, dedicated sections each for Scrambled Paragraphs, Logical Reasoning, Reading, and Mathematics build confidence through understanding. Questions that progress in difficulty help you quickly master the basics and score extra points on even the toughest questions. A practice test ties everything together and simulates a real test-taking experience. Great for independent study or for use with a tutor! "



Essentials of Oceanography

Essentials of Oceanography Author Tom S. Garrison
ISBN-10 9781337098649
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 325
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ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY provides a basic understanding of the complexities and uncertainties involved in ocean use and the importance of oceans in nurturing and sustaining life. Streamlined to remove nonessential technical details so students can focus on the content without interruptions to the narrative, the 8th Edition's slimmer table of contents allows instructors to cover one chapter a week -- while leaving some extra time in the semester. Using exclusive content from the National Geographic Society, ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY, 8th Edition, illustrates the complexity and beauty of the ocean while making it more accessible to a wider range of students. With this book, bestselling authors Tom Garrison and Robert Ellis illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of marine science and give students the most dynamic and current introduction to oceanography available today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



CliffsAP Biology 3rd Edition

CliffsAP Biology  3rd Edition Author Phillip E Pack
ISBN-10 9780544178922
Release 2011-11-08
Pages 360
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Your complete guide to a higher score on the AP Biology exam. Included in book: A review of the AP exam format and scoring, proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions, and hints for tackling the essay questions. A list of 14 specific must-know principles are covered. Includes sample questions and answers for each subject. Laboratory Review includes a focused review of all 12 AP laboratory exercises. AP Biology Practice Tests features 2 full-length practice tests that simulate the actual test along with answers and complete explanations. AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.



ACT Math For Dummies

ACT Math For Dummies Author Mark Zegarelli
ISBN-10 9781118077405
Release 2011-06-09
Pages 360
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Multiply your chances of success on the ACT Math Test The ACT Mathematics Test is a 60-question, 60-minute subtest designed to measure the mathematical skills students have typically acquired in courses taken by the end of 11th grade, and is generally considered to be the most challenging section of the ACT. ACT Math For Dummies is an approachable, easy-to-follow study guide specific to the Math section, complete with practice problems and strategies to help you prepare for exam day. Review chapters for algebra, geometry, and trigonometry Three practice tests modeled from questions off the most recent ACT tests Packed with tips, useful information, and strategies ACT Math For Dummies is your one-stop guide to learn, review, and practice for the test!



GED Science

GED Science Author Steck-Vaughn Company
ISBN-10 0811473651
Release 1997-05-01
Pages 316
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The only GED preparation program based on results of the current GED Tests! The new Steck-Vaughn GED is a result of thorough research and analysis based on examining results from the latest GED Tests. It has more practice tests, more exercise pages, and expanded lessons. Each of the six books(one for every GED testing area) teaches the knowledge, skills, and confidence a GED candidate needs for test-day success -- and the results are guaranteed! Explanations of processes in biology, chemistry, and physics. Includes a review of how to read charts, graphs, and diagrams.