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SSAT and ISEE For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-20644-7
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504 pages
February 2012
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Introduction 1

Part I: Paving the Way to Private School: Introducing the SSAT and ISEE 5

Chapter 1: Getting to Know the SSAT and ISEE 7

Chapter 2: Picking Up Study Skills and Techniques for Testing Success 19

Part II: Ramping Up for the Verbal, Reading, and Essay Sections 25

Chapter 3: Defining Your Vocabulary Skills 27

Chapter 4: Talking Up Verbal Reasoning 41

Chapter 5: Practicing Verbal Reasoning 53

Chapter 6: Comprehending Reading Comprehension 75

Chapter 7: Practicing Reading Comprehension 87

Chapter 8: Writing a Winning Essay 101

Chapter 9: Practicing Writing Essays 111

Part III: Tackling the Math Sections 117

Chapter 10: Adding Up Arithmetic 119

Chapter 11: Practicing Arithmetic 133

Chapter 12: Acing Algebra 147

Chapter 13: Practicing Algebra 159

Chapter 14: Jamming with Geometry 173

Chapter 15: Practicing Geometry 187

Chapter 16: Cracking Word Problems and Quantitative Comparisons 205

Part IV: SSAT Practice Exams 213

Chapter 17: SSAT Upper Level Practice Exam 215

Chapter 18: Answers to SSAT Upper Level Practice Exam 243

Chapter 19: SSAT Lower Level Practice Exam 1 255

Chapter 20: Answers to SSAT Lower Level Practice Exam 1 283

Chapter 21: SSAT Lower Level Practice Exam 2 295

Chapter 22: Answers to SSAT Lower Level Practice Exam 2 323

Part V: ISEE Practice Exams337

Chapter 23: ISEE Upper Level Practice Exam 339

Chapter 24: Answers to ISEE Upper Level Practice Exam 371

Chapter 25: ISEE Middle Level Practice Exam 387

Chapter 26: Answers to ISEE Middle Level Practice Exam 419

Chapter 27: ISEE Lower Level Practice Exam 431

Chapter 28: Answers to ISEE Lower Level Practice Exam 457

Part VI: The Part of Tens 469

Chapter 29: Ten Tips for Test Day 471

Chapter 30: Ten Ways to Calm Your Nerves 475

Index 479

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