Study up at library—October 16, 2009
After working hard in school, students may face another obstacle when seeking a higher education. Standardized tests can cause stress and anxiety among the best of students. Why approach a college admission test unprepared? A student without means to hire a tutor can still prepare for standardized tests. The Hastings Public Library has a variety of study guides to help acquaint students with what to expect and how to prepare for tests.
“Ace Any Test” by Ron Fry walks test-takers through successful test preparation for any test. Fry explains how to improve memory, take notes, improve reading and writing, manage time and much more. The Library provides many practice exercises for standardized tests such as the ACT (American College Testing Program). The “Kaplan ACT” book offers two full-length examinations, each with detailed explanations for all answers January 25, 2010pit-falls and managing time, also. The Arco study guide version of the Scholastic Assessment Test , “Master the SAT,” provides a book guide and added tests on a CD. Learn the top ten strategies to raise scores on writing, critical reading and math.
The Princeton Review book, “Cracking the GED,” supplies a video tutorial about the General Educational Development and suggests possible websites with more drill questions, practice tests, score reports and essay grading criteria. Try using “Cracking the GRE” to prepare for the Graduate Record Examination, also.
The book “Master the CLEP makes available nearly 30 College Level Examination Program subject exams and Kaplan’s PSAT/NMSQT Premier Live Online” provides access to Kaplan’s Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test and National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test top teachers online.
Look for specific books in subject areas such as the “Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Basics”, “Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Examinations” and “Law Enforcement Exams.”