Study Skills & Test Prep Books

Testing, testing, 1-2-3. From college placement exams through advanced professional certifications, we've got easy-to-follow prep plans built to foster success. Take practice quizzes, get test-day tips, and bone up on whatever it is you need to know.

Study Skills & Test Prep Books

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U.S. Citizenship For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Published 06-13-2022

This book is a hands-on, easy-to-follow guide to all you need to know about the complicated process of obtaining U.S. citizenship. It includes how to prepare for the exam and interview process, as well as recent changes to immigration laws. Also included are updates related to the applications and immigration forms, different types of visas and green cards, and much more.

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ACT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 06-13-2022

ACT Prep 2023 For Dummies equips you with all the tools you need to do great on the ACT exam. The book includes a math refresh, tips for powering through the reading comprehension section, flash cards for memory retention, and online practice tests. All of the ACT's subjects — math, science, reading, and English — are covered.

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SAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 06-13-2022

SAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice is your friendly, comprehensive guide to scoring high on the SAT. The book walks you through all of the crucial content in each of the exam's subject areas so, when exam day arrives, you'll feel confident and ready to go. Also included is a math refresher, study tips, and online practice tests.

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GMAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 05-30-2022

This trusted GMAT study guide has the clear explanations and practice you need to maximize your scores on all categories of the exam. Figure out where you need to study the most and create a targeted study plan. The book also includes seven full-length practice tests, so you'll be an old pro by the time test day rolls around.

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GRE Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 05-30-2022

GRE Prep 2023 For Dummies has everything you need to get ready and do great on the GRE. You'll find practice questions for vocabulary and mathematics, detailed explanations, updated strategies for improving your score and testing well, and online practice tests.

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Securities Industry Essentials Exam 2023-2024 For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 05-23-2022

This book has everything you need to score high on the Securities Industry Essentials exam, including hundreds of practice questions and four practice tests, accessed in the book and online. Author Steven Rice, partner in Empire Stockbroker Training Institute, explains concepts in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way, so you'll be ready and feeling confident on your exam day.

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CompTIA Pentest+ Certification For Dummies

Published 03-29-2022

Advance your existing career, or build a new one, with the PenTest+ certification

Looking for some hands-on help achieving one of the tech industry's leading new certifications? Complete with an online test bank to help you prep for the exam, CompTIA PenTest+ Certification For Dummies, 2nd Edition guides you through every competency tested by the exam.

Whether you're a seasoned security pro looking to looking to add a new cert to your skillset, or you're an early-career cybersecurity professional seeking to move forward, you'll find the practical, study-centered guidance you need to succeed on the certification exam. In this book and online, you'll get:

  • A thorough introduction to the planning and information gathering phase of penetration testing, including scoping and vulnerability identification
  • Comprehensive examinations of system exploits, vulnerabilities in wireless networks, and app-based intrusions
  • In-depth descriptions of the PenTest+ exam and an Exam Reference Matrix to help you get more familiar with the structure of the test
  • Three practice tests online with questions covering every competency on the exam

Perfect for cybersecurity pros looking to add an essential new certification to their repertoire, CompTIA PenTest+ Certification For Dummies, 2nd Edition is also a great resource for those looking for a way to cement and build on fundamental pentesting skills.

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2022 / 2023 ASVAB For Dummies

Published 03-22-2022

Lock down the score you need to get the job you want!  

The bestselling ASVAB For Dummies is back with an updated and expanded annual edition. Joining the military? Want to maximize your score and your job flexibility? Dummies to the rescue! With 2022/2023 ASVAB For Dummies, you’ve got access to an insane amount of test prep and study material, including 7 online practice tests, flashcards, hundreds of practice questions right in the book, and a lot more. Military recruiters trust the #1 Bestselling ASVAB study guide on the market to help their prospective enlistees score high on the test.  

Check out these insider tips and tricks for test-day-success from an expert author, and practice with example problems until you feel confident. Learn at your own pace. It’s all possible. Next stop: basic training. 

  • Learn what the ASVAB is all about, including all 10 test sections 
  • Practice with 7 online practice tests and countless more questions 
  • Identify the score you need to get the job you want—then get that score 
  • Work through at your own pace and emphasize the areas you need 

ASVAB For Dummies is a reliable study guide with proven results. You don’t need anything else. Get studying, recruit! 

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CISSP For Dummies

Published 03-15-2022

Get CISSP certified, with this comprehensive study plan! 

Revised for the updated 2021 exam, CISSP For Dummies is packed with everything you need to succeed on test day. With deep content review on every domain, plenty of practice questions, and online study tools, this book helps aspiring security professionals unlock the door to success on this high-stakes exam. This book, written by CISSP experts, goes beyond the exam material and includes tips on setting up a 60-day study plan, exam-day advice, and access to an online test bank of questions. 

Make your test day stress-free with CISSP For Dummies!  

  • Review every last detail you need to pass the CISSP certification exam 
  • Master all 8 test domains, from Security and Risk Management through Software Development Security 
  • Get familiar with the 2021 test outline  
  • Boost your performance with an online test bank, digital flash cards, and test-day tips 

If you’re a security professional seeking your CISSP certification, this book is your secret weapon as you prepare for the exam. 

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Police Officer Exam For Dummies

Published 02-15-2022

Prepare to serve your community with this easy-to-follow guide for future police officers

Open positions for police officers and detectives are expected to expand dramatically over the next decade. The time is right if you're looking to become a new police officer in your town or city. And whether you're hoping to become a local, county, state, or federal law enforcement official, the Police Officer Exam For Dummies has all the info you need to prepare for and pass the National Police Officer Selection Test or your local police officer exam with flying colors.

From the low-down on physical ability testing and the personal background interview, to targeted reviews of judgment skills, map reading, memory, observation, and recall, this guide will whip you into shape for the police officer test in no time at all.

In this book, you'll:

  • Get the instruction you need to find your confidence and banish test anxiety for good
  • Learn memory aids and tips so you can master the observation and recall test
  • Get actionable and practicable test-taking strategies that actually improve your performance on the exam

So, stop rubbing that rabbit's foot and start preparing like the pros do, with the Police Officer Exam For Dummies!

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