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Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies


Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies


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von: Lisa Zimmer Hatch, Scott A. Hatch

12,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 10.03.2010
ISBN/EAN: 9780470622995
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 528

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<b>A real-world guide to passing the entrance exam for Catholic high school</b> <p><i>Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies</i> provides students and their parents with an efficient and effective way to prepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP-the three entrance exams used by Catholic high schools. Included are</p> <ul> <li>Six full-length practice tests</li> <li>Test-taking tips from the experts</li> <li>Thorough reviews of each test's format</li> </ul> <p>With full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and a comprehensive review of the basics in each category, <i>Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies</i> is a family's ticket to education success.</p>
<b>Introduction.</b> <p><b>Part I: Providing Perspective on Catholic High School Entrance Exams.</b></p> <p>Chapter 1: Getting to Know You: Meet the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP.</p> <p>Chapter 2: Executing a Plan for Success.</p> <p><b>Part II: Vanquishing the Verbal Questions.</b></p> <p>Chapter 3: Unlocking the Mysteries of Vocabulary, Synonyms, and Antonyms.</p> <p>Chapter 4: Analyzing Analogy Questions.</p> <p>Chapter 5: Two out of Three “Rs”: Reading and Writing Questions.</p> <p>Chapter 6: Acing Spelling and Mechanics Questions.</p> <p>Chapter 7: Getting a Grip on Grammar and Usage.</p> <p>Chapter 8: Solving the Puzzle of Verbal Reasoning Questions.</p> <p>Chapter 9: Giving Your Verbal Skills a Workout with Practice Questions.</p> <p><b>Part III: Mastering Math and Conquering Quantitative Questions.</b></p> <p>Chapter 10: Acing Arithmetic Problems.</p> <p>Chapter 11: Venturing into the Unknown with Variables.</p> <p>Chapter 12: Getting the Right Angle on Geometry Problems.</p> <p>Chapter 13: Making Sense out of Math Word Problems.</p> <p>Chapter 14: Sifting through Sequence Problems.</p> <p>Chapter 15: Comprehending Comparisons and Other Quantitative Relationships.</p> <p>Chapter 16: Everything but the Kitchen Sink: A Hodgepodge of Math Practice Questions.</p> <p><b>Part IV: Practice Makes Perfect.</b></p> <p>Chapter 17: HSPT Practice Test 1.</p> <p>Chapter 18: Answers to HSPT Practice Test 1.</p> <p>Chapter 19: HSPT Practice Test 2.</p> <p>Chapter 20: Answers to HSPT Practice Test 2.</p> <p>Chapter 21: TACHS Practice Test 1.</p> <p>Chapter 22: Answers to TACHS Practice Test 1.</p> <p>Chapter 23: TACHS Practice Test 2.</p> <p>Chapter 24: Answers to TACHS Practice Test 2.</p> <p>Chapter 25: COOP Practice Test 1.</p> <p>Chapter 26: Answers to COOP Practice Test 1.</p> <p>Chapter 27: COOP Practice Test 2.</p> <p>Chapter 28: Answers to COOP Practice Test 2.</p> <p><b>Part V: The Part of Tens.</b></p> <p>Chapter 29: Ten Test-Taking Traps to Avoid.</p> <p>Chapter 30: Attention, Parents! Ten Ways You Can Help Your Child Succeed on the Exam.</p> <p><b>Index.</b></p>
<p><b>Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA,</b> has been preparing teens and adults for college and careers for more than twenty years. <b>Scott A. Hatch, JD,</b> has prepared thousands of individuals for standardized tests and legal careers. Lisa and Scott are coauthors of SAT II Math For Dummies, <i>SAT II Biology For Dummies</i>, and other <i>For Dummies</i> titles.
<p><b>Learn to:</b> <ul> <li>Boost your scores on the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP</li> <li>Sharpen your test-taking skills with six full-length exams</li> <li>Review key verbal and math concepts</li> <li>Maximize your opportunity to attend the Catholic high school of your choice</li> </ul> <p><b>A real-world guide to mastering Catholic high school entrance exams</b> <p>Are you planning to attend a Catholic high school? Do you need a fast and effective way to prepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP exams? With six full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and a comprehensive review of the basics in each category you'll encounter, <i>Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies</i> is your ticket to test-taking success. <ul> <li><b>Gear up for the big day</b> — find out how schools use your score, register for the exam you're supposed to take, and review a list of what you'll need</li> <li><b>Be victorious over vocabulary, grammar, and usage</b> — discover the types of verbal questions you'll face on your exam</li> <li><b>Master analogies and reading comprehension</b> — figure out the relationships in analogies and put together a planned approach to reading and understanding passages</li> <li><b>Ace arithmetic and win at word problems</b> — get an overview of basic math concepts and learn how to approach and solve different types of word problems</li> <li><b>Overcome obstacles with algebra and geometry</b> — demystify these often-intimidating subjects with easy-to-understand explanations for working with variables, lines and angles, and more</li> <li><b>Test your skills</b> — take six practice tests complete with answer keys and thorough explanations of the answers</li> </ul> <p><b>Open the book and find:</b> <ul> <li>An introduction to the exams</li> <li>Ways to handle pre-exam jitters</li> <li>What to bring on exam day (and what to leave at home)</li> <li>Tactics for learning new words</li> <li>A breakdown of analogy questions</li> <li>The parts of speech</li> <li>Tips on reasoning your way through logic questions</li> <li>Coverage of arithmetic, algebra, and geometry</li> <li>Pointers for deciphering quantitative relationships</li> <li>Common pitfalls to avoid</li> </ul>

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