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Aiming for the Perfect Score
3rd Edition

Ann Summers, M.A., Alexander Spare, M.A., and Jonathan Pazol, M.S., M.Ed. - All books by this author

An ACT test score of 36 represents test-taking perfection. College-bound students who approach this score are virtually assured of acceptance into the nation’s finest colleges. This innovative book offers:
  • Advice and strategies for tackling the ACT’s most difficult questions and coming up with winning answers
  • Extra-challenging practice tests in all ACT test areas: English, Math, Reading, Science, and the optional Writing test
  • Instruction on reading efficiently and retentively
  • Special tips for boosting your science score
  • Detailed advice on writing a winning essay
An enclosed CD-ROM presenting a full-length ACT practice test that closely matches the real ACT with answers, plus 50 extra-difficult questions with answers.

System Requirements:

Microsoft® Windows®
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.33GHz, Athlon 64 2800+ or faster processor (or equivalent).
  • Memory: 128MB of RAM.
  • Graphics Memory: 128MB.
  • Platforms: Windows XP or higher.
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution

    MAC® OS X
  • Processor: Intel Core™ Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor.
  • Memory: 256MB of RAM.
  • Graphics Memory: 128MB.
  • Platforms: Mac OS X 10.5 and higher.
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution

      1. Fundamentally Speaking
      2. Punctuation: Minimize the Madness
      3. Sound Sentences
      4. World of Words
      5. Thinking Like a Writer
      6. English Practice Test
      7. Overview of the Mathematics Section
      8. Elementary Algebra
      9. Intermediate Algebra/Coordinate Geometry
      10. Plane Geometry/Trigonometry
      11. Mini-Lessons as Review
      12. Math Practice Test
      13. Balancing Efficiency and Accuracy
      14. Fiction: Are You a Good Judge of Character?
      15. The Nuances of Nonfiction
      16. Overview of the Science Test
      17. Passage Types and Strategies
      18. Passage Dissection: Introductions
      19. Passage Dissection: Tables, Graphs, and Figures
      20. Passage Dissection: Questions
      21. Data Representation Passages
      22. Research Summaries Passages
      23. Conflicting Viewpoints Passages
      24. Tips for Boosting Your Science Score
      25. Writing an Effective Essay

    About The Authors:
    Ann Summers, M.A.
    , has taught high school math in California and Colorado since 1994. She is currently Secondary Math Resource Specialist for Littleton Public Schools, Littleton, CO.

    Alexander Spare, M.A., is a English Language Arts teacher at Littleton High School, Littleton, CO, as well as Educational Director of an in-home tutoring operation.

    Jonathan Pazol, M.S., M.Ed., has been a science teacher for 20 years at West Leyden High School, Northlake, IL. Over the years he has taught biology, AP Biology, and chemistry.

    GREAT NEWS! Barrons has a test prep Website for the ACT exam! You can take complete ACT practice tests, select questions from either the Math or Verbal sections, or concentrate on particular question types. When you are finished, you'll get immediate feedback, including answers to all ACT questions with full explanations. Instant results pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses and let you know where you need to practice most. Head on over to BarronsTestPrep.com to start scoring big on the ACT exam today!


    Paperback with CD-ROM / 312 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2012


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