Study Skills & Test Prep Books

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U.S. Citizenship For Dummies

Published 06-28-2022

Become a U.S. immigration wiz with this hands-on and practical guide to U.S. citizenship In U.S. Citizenship For Dummies, expert citizenship and ESL instructor Jennifer Gagliardi walks you through the ins and outs of the complicated process of obtaining citizenship in the United States. From preparing for test day to understanding the interview process and learning about recent changes to immigration laws, this book demystifies the legal process of transforming a foreign national into a citizen of the U.S. In this book, you’ll get: Up-to-date info on the various application and immigration forms you’ll need to complete to become a citizen Needed preparation for the all-important interview Complete coverage of the different visas and green cards available to foreign nationals and how you can qualify for them Whether you’re an immigrant-to-be who’s interested in becoming an American citizen, or you’re already a citizen but you want to bone up on U.S. history, government, and civics knowledge, U.S. Citizenship For Dummies is the perfect guide to the procedural and substantive knowledge you need to understand the American immigration system.

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SAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 06-28-2022

Dummies helps you nail it on test day We don’t need to tell you what the SAT is, because you already know that a high score on this college entrance exam can put you on the road to admission or even a scholarship at the school of your dreams. If you’re one of the over 2 million students taking the SAT this year, you need SAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice to help you perform your best. Inside, you’ll find everything you need to know about the test itself—what’s on it, how to manage your time, and proven strategies to get your best possible score. Plus, we’ll walk you through all the crucial content in each subject area, so you’ll roll into the test room with confidence. Work through practice SAT tests Show college admissions committees that you have what it takes to succeed Get a full math refresher so you can kill it on this much-feared test section Boost your chances of getting into your top choice school, maybe even with a scholarshipWith an extensively updated math section and revisions to keep things current, SAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice is your ticket to a higher score on this year’s test.

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ACT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 06-28-2022

Conquer test anxiety and prepare for the ACT like a pro Every year, hundreds of thousands of high school students take the ACT as part of the college admissions process. A good score on this exam could be the deciding factor that gets you accepted to your dream school. In ACT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice, you’ll find the hands-on and practical tools needed to succeed. Whether you need a math refresher or handy tips to power through the reading comprehension section, this book will guide you through each part of the exam with easy-to-read explanations, flash cards, and practice tests. In the book, you’ll find: Online access to useful practice tests Updated information on the reading comprehension section, as well as improved strategies for answering reading questions Fulsome explanations, descriptions, and techniques for all four required ACT subject areas—math, science, reading, and English—and the optional essayA must-have resource for anyone preparing for the challenging ACT exam, ACT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice can help you maximize your chances of getting into your dream university or college, as well as give you a leg up on securing valuable scholarships.

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GRE Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 06-21-2022

Prepare efficiently and effectively for the Graduate Record Examination The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is the most widely accepted graduate-school admissions test in the world. Over half a million people take the test every year. GRE Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice is filled with useful, hands-on practice materials to help you reach your goals on this standardized test. The book teaches the verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills required in graduate school and on the exam, so that you can get into the school of your choice — even with a scholarship — and start your journey towards the career that you want. In the book, you’ll find: Updated strategies for acing text completion questions and learning words with common roots Practice for finding synonyms in sentence equivalence questions and argument analysis deconstructions Advanced techniques for reading comprehension questions Proven strategies for acing the math sections Step-by-step instructions for writing killer issue and argument essaysPerfect for prospective graduate students seeking to take the GRE, GRE Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice is a must-read handbook containing detailed content information, strategies for improving your score and testing well, along with plenty of opportunities to practice what you’ve learned.

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GMAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 06-15-2022

Let nothing stand between you and your optimal GMAT score Show admissions committees you have what it takes to succeed in advanced business and management courses. GMAT Prep 2023 For Dummies gives you the strategies and skills you need to master the Graduate Management Admissions Test. This trusted study guide has the clear explanations and practice you need to maximize your scores on the verbal, mathematical, and analytical writing sections. You’ll find proven tips and strategies to help you prepare for the GMAT and achieve success on test day. Plus, you’ll get access to SEVEN full-length practice tests and plenty of flashcards online! Learn proven tips and tricks for maximizing your score on all sections of the GMAT Figure out where you need to study the most and create a targeted study plan Take seven full-length practice tests, so you’ll be an old pro by the time test day rolls around Get practice questions, flashcards, and review activities that make studying hands-on and help you rememberThis edition, specific to the 2023 GMAT test, covers updates to the verbal section of the exam. We’ve got even better, clearer explanations, plus coverage of all the changes in the Official Guide to GMAT. If you’re ready to kick butt on the GMAT, this is your book!

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

Published 06-08-2022

Knock out the SIE on your first try Securities Industry Essentials Exam 2023-2024 For Dummies is this year’s definitive study guide for prospective securities industry professionals—that means you! FINRA administers this notoriously difficult exam as a prerequisite to the Series 7 and other series level exams, so you’ll need to know your stuff in order to get where you're going. Securities professionals are in high demand, and this study guide can help you become one of them. You'll have access to two complete practice tests, plus two more online! With this trusted Dummies guide, you have everything you need to get a high score on the SIE. Hundreds of practice questions help you internalize the must-know info, and we explain the content in a way you can easily grasp. You’ll go into your securities exam feeling, well, secure! Review all the content tested on the Security Industry Professionals exam Get prepared with two in-book practice tests and two more online tests Launch your dream career in the growing field of securities, commodities, and financial services Take an in-depth look at how the SIE exam is structured and how you can improve your score Let employers see how well you know your stuff—this friendly study guide is your ticket to passing the SIE.

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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 bestsellingASVAB 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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