Friday, September 2, 2011

Teens: Get ready for the SAT and ACT exams!

Prepare for the upcoming SAT and ACT Exams by checking out our latest SAT and ACT exam resources in print and electronic formats. Here are a few recommended titles:

Peterson's SAT 2011*Peterson's Master the SAT 2011 by Phil Pine
This book provides a wealth of strategies and helps students prepare for the SAT with extensive reviews and nine full-length practice tests--including three on the provided CD--to help sharpen math, writing, and critical reading skills.

12 practice tests for the SAT12 Practice Tests for the SAT by Kaplan, Inc.
Get ready for the SAT by taking 12 practice SAT tests. This book contains over 600 math grid-ins and multiple-choice questions, over 800 sentence completion and reading comprehension questions, answer explanations, over 500 writing multiple-choice questions, 12 essay prompts, model essays, and a self-grading guide.

official study guide for all SAT subject testsThe Official Study Guide for all SAT Subject Tests by The College Board
Planning to take one of the SAT Subject Exams? Then check out this substantial study guide, which contains exam tips, strategies and practice tests for all SAT subject exams.

Cracking the ACTCracking the ACT by The Princeton Review
Cracking the ACT contains proven techniques from the test prep experts. Two full-length practice tests in the book and exclusive free access to an additional practice test online will help prepare ACT test takers.

ACT : strategies, practice, and reviewACT: Strategies, Practice, and Review by Kaplan, Inc.
This is a substantial guide for students preparing for the ACT exam. Includes exam tips and strategies, a diagnostic quiz with personalized feedback, and two practice tests.

ACT or SAT? : choosing the right exam for you
ACT or SAT?: Choosing the right exam for you. by The Princeton Review
This useful book will help you decide which college entrance exam to take - the SAT or the ACT exam. Make an informed decision by learning the differences and advantages of each exam.

Attend free PSAT Practice Test and Review sessions hosted by Kaplan on the following days and times:

Saturday, September 10

Monday, September 19
630pm - 730pm at Central Park Main Library

Spaces are limited. To register for these events, please call 408-615-2916 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

Take free online SAT or ACT practice exams by accessing LearningExpress Library or Brainfuse (library card is required for home access):

 Note: First time users will need to create an account.

 LearningExpress Library
 Note: First time users will need to create an account.

Feel free to ask a Youth Services librarian at your library if you have any questions about the SAT or ACT exam preparation resources. Good luck!
posted by pn