WE KNOW THE CBEST The experts at The Princeton Review study the CBEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test) and other standardized tests to make ... Show synopsis WE KNOW THE CBEST The experts at The Princeton Review study the CBEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test) and other standardized tests to make sure you get the most up-to-date, thoroughly researched books possible. WE KNOW STUDENTS Each year we help more than two million students score high with our courses, bestselling books, and award-winning software. WE GET RESULTS Students who take our courses for the SAT, GRE, LSAT, and many other tests see score improvements that have been verified by independent accounting firms. The proven techniques we teach in our courses are in this book. AND IF IT'S ON THE CBEST, IT'S IN THIS BOOK We don't try to teach you everything there is to know about math, reading, and writing, only what you'll need to know to pass the CBEST exam. There's a big difference. In Cracking the CBEST, we'll teach you how to think like the test makers and: *Eliminate answer choices that look right but are planted to fool you *Solve CBEST algebra problems by plugging in numbers in place of variables *Score higher on reading comprehension questions by learning to spot main ideas, topic sentences, and key words *Write more effective essays by knowing in advance what the test graders are looking for Learn the techniques and strategies in this book, then practice them on the two full-length sample tests inside. These tests feature questions just like the ones you'll see on the real test, and we fully explain every solution.