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ACT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice

Hatch, Scott A. / Hatch, Lisa Zimmer


9. Auflage August 2022
560 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-88682-2
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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 essay

A 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.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Coming to Terms with Reality: An Overview of the ACT 7

Chapter 1: Getting Your ACT Together: ACT 101 9

Chapter 2: Succeeding on the ACT 17

Chapter 3: Surviving the College Admissions Process 21

Part 2: Serving Your "Sentence": The English Test 27

Chapter 4: Mastering the English Test 29

Chapter 5: Getting a Grip on Grammar and Usage 35

Chapter 6: Spotting Usage Errors and Ripping through Rhetorical Questions 45

Chapter 7: It's Not What You Say but How You Say It: English Practice Questions 61

Part 3: Don't Count Yourself Out: The Math Test 67

Chapter 8: Numbers Nuts and Bolts 69

Chapter 9: Getting into Shapes: Geometry and Trig Review 91

Chapter 10: Algebra and Other Sleeping Aids 119

Chapter 11: Numb and Number: Acing the Mathematics Test 143

Chapter 12: More Fun than a Root Canal: Mathematics Practice Questions 153

Part 4: Time to Read the Riot ACT: The Reading Test 161

Chapter 13: This, Too, Shall Pass(age): Sailing through the Reading Test 163

Chapter 14: Where Are SparkNotes When You Need Them? Reading Practice Questions 173

Part 5: Studying Brain Defects in Laboratory Rats: The Science Test 179

Chapter 15: From Frankenstein to Einstein: Excelling on the Science Test 181

Chapter 16: Faking Atomic Ache Won't Get You out of This: Science Practice Questions 203

Part 6: Writing Rightly: The Optional Writing Test 213

Chapter 17: Excelling on Your Essay: The Writing Test Review 215

Chapter 18: Practicing Promptly with Practice Prompts: Essay Practice Questions 233

Part 7: Putting It All Together with Three Full-Length Practice ACTs 237

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 1 239

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 287

Chapter 21: Practice Exam 2 329

Chapter 22: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 371

Chapter 23: Practice Exam 3 415

Chapter 24: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations 461

Part 8: The Part of Tens 507

Chapter 25: Ten Wrong Rumors about the ACT 509

Chapter 26: Attention, Parents! Ten Ways You Can Help Your Child Succeed on the ACT 513

Index 517
Lisa Zimmer Hatch has been preparing students for the ACT for over 30 years. She offers private online tutoring for the ACT, SAT, GMAT, GRE, and LSAT and, as an Independent Educational Consultant, assists students with all aspects of the college application process.

Scott A. Hatch develops courses for a variety of careers and assists those seeking advanced degrees in law, business, and other professions.