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Using Charts and Pictures to Answer ACT Math Questions

Some math problems are difficult to visualize, so sketching out a chart or picture of the given information can help you arrive at the correct answer when taking the math portion of the ACT. Here are some [more…]

ACT Math For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Making sure you have a handle on algebra, geometry, and trigonometry is a solid start for success on the math section of the ACT. However, to boost your confidence — and your score — even higher, you should [more…]

Top Time Management Tips

Help yourself to save time, and also to make the most of your time, by taking on board these tried-and-tested time management tips. If it’s too overwhelming to adopt all of them, pick one to try at first [more…]

Getting to Know the UKCAT

The United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is a psychometric test used by universities to assess the ability of their applicants. The universities want to know that you can [more…]

Familiarising Yourself with the Four Subtests of the UKCAT

The UKCAT is a computer-administered exam lasting just over an hour and a half, consisting of four parts. Fortunately, as with every test theoretically meant to check natural aptitude, the truth is that [more…]

UKCAT For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Successful application to Medicine or Dentistry university courses in the UK often depends on a good score in the United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test [more…]

Using the Table of Joy to Help with Numeracy Tests

Here’s how to use my nifty Table of Joy to work out percentages, pie charts, proportions, conversions, ratios and all the rest so you can ace your numeracy test with ease! [more…]

Understanding the Three Kinds of Average in Maths

There are three kinds of average in maths that you may need to know about in your numeracy test. Here’s a quick reminder for you: [more…]

Figuring Out Fractions during Your Numeracy Test

Don’t let fractions fox you! When you’re revising for your numeracy test, follow these quick and simple steps to add or take away two fractions: [more…]

Making the SSAT or ISEE Test Day Easier

You can't make the SSAT or ISEE any easier, but you can start your test day off right and make it easier and less stressful, which can lead to better results on your entrance exam. Here are a few tips [more…]

How the SSAT Entrance Exam Breaks Down

The SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) explores your ability in a few distinct key areas. In fact, the SSAT focuses on only a few subjects, divided into four sections. With the exception of the Writing [more…]

How the ISEE Entrance Exam Breaks Down

The ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) is a standardized test, which means its goal is to test your achievement level based on the performance of other students in your grade level. The ISEE focuses [more…]

Registering for the SSAT

Test dates, fees, and other important registration info for the SSAT are always changing, so check out the SSAT websitebefore you register for the test. Here, you can find the latest information about [more…]

Registering for the ISEE

Registration info, test dates, and fees for the ISEE are always changing, so be sure to check out the ISEE homepage. Here, you can find the latest information about registering for the ISEE, and you can [more…]

SSAT and ISEE: How to Do Your Best on Test Day

Naturally, you want to do your best on the SSAT and ISEE, so how can you make sure your performance shines on test day? Here are a few quick tips to keep in mind: [more…]

SSAT & ISEE For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The Secondary School Aptitude Test (SSAT) and Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) are the two most common standardized aptitude tests used in American private secondary schools. Prepare for [more…]

Establishing a Strong Study Routine for the Series 7 Exam

Passing the Series 7 exam is a rite of passage for stockbrokers. If you put the time and effort into studying for the exam, you'll be rewarded. If not, you'll have to take it over and over again until [more…]

Tackling Series 7 Exam Questions

To be successful on the Series 7 exam, you have to master the concepts that form the basis of the questions and, equally importantly, you need to develop your test-taking skills. Examining the different [more…]

Memorizing Important Formulas for the Series 7 Exam

You can’t bring your notes into the Series 7 exam center, so be sure to stow the following info away in your brain and write it on the scrap paper provided [more…]

What to Do the Day before You Take the Series 7 Exam

You’ve studied for the Series 7 exam, you know the content backward and forward. You are ready! So, don’t let your nerves overtake you the day of the exam. Follow these steps to ready yourself for test-taking [more…]

Series 7 Exam For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Taking the Series 7 exam, whether for the first time or the fourteenth, is a huge challenge and requires many hours of preparation. Put your time to good use by taking a look at the following articles [more…]

Practice Mathematics Test 1 for the ACT — 60 Questions

If you want a chance to flex your ACT math muscles, you can try this practice test. The test covers algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, and the questions are modeled from questions off the latest ACT [more…]

Practice Mathematics Test 2 for the ACT — 60 Questions

If you want a chance to flex your ACT math muscles, you can try this practice test. The test covers algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, and the questions are modeled from questions off the latest ACT [more…]

Practice Mathematics Test 3 for the ACT — 60 Questions

If you want a chance to flex your ACT math muscles, you can try this practice test. The test covers algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, and the questions are modeled from questions off the latest ACT [more…]

How a Time-Management Schedule Will Set You Free

Too many people feel that the structure of a time management system is too restrictive. They think the freedom they seek with their schedules and their lives is contained in a more flexible environment [more…]

Part of the Series: Companion Content from the E-Book Effective Time Management In A Day For Dummies

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