Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT
It's the proven guerilla guide: The students who developed "Up Your Score all aced the SAT and went to the colleges of their choice; and the new ... Show synopsis It's the proven guerilla guide: The students who developed "Up Your Score all aced the SAT and went to the colleges of their choice; and the new guest editors, Jean Huang and Swetha Kambhampati, each scored a perfect 2400 by following UP YOUR SCORE principles. Packed with attitude, rock-solid knock-' em-dead strategies, and laugh-out-loud humor, this is the book for students by students, the book that diffuses the stress and actually makes test-prep fun. Its witty, peer-to-peer voice-- like getting advice from a good (and "really smart) friend-- makes the material so much easier to retain than the dry text of traditional test guides. And priced at $11.95, it's an economical alternative to expensive test-preparation courses, and an affordable addition, breath of fresh air, and reality check for the student who has a Princeton Review or Kaplan book. Straight from triumphant test veterans, here is: How to prepare the essay in advance. Six hundred key vocabulary words (and proven tricks for actually remembering them). The best way to fill in answer circles and other strategies for saving precious minutes. Plus, tips for maintaining concentration over the long haul, why it's always better to guess than leave a question unanswered, and a recipe for energy-boosting Sweet & Tasty 800 Bars (and how to smuggle them into the testing hall).