Freshman and sophomores, preparing to take the PSAT and SAT test? Juniors, starting to think about next year's college search and scoring well on the SAT? Also, if you plan on taking the ACTs, AP, ASVABs, SAT II, CLEP, or any other combination of letters, the library has you covered. We have tons of resources to help you prepare for these specific tests.
You will find books that teach you test -taking strategies, essay writing, explain how to solve problems, study skills, subject area reviews, all helpful when trying to cram all that info into your head.
We also offer the "LearningExpress Library" which is a database that has free practice tests for all of these major types of tests. You can get to this resource by starting at our homepage:
- Click on "Information Resources and Research Database"
- Select "Go to Information Resources, Research Databases, Help Now Tutoring and OneClickDigital"
- Click on "LearningExpress Library" and create an account for yourself so you can save your practice test scores.
Did I forget to mention that this is absolutely FREE! Yep, no cost.
Here are some titles to get you going on your journey to rocking the tests. Keep in mind, these are just a select few of the tons of books we have available.
Up Your Score: the Underground Guide to the SAT
A guerilla guide written by six students intended to improve the readers score on the SAT test, and includes vocabulary words, concentration and memory activities, and sample test questions.
Cracking the SAT: with DVD, 2012 edition by Adam Robinson
If you need to know it, it's in this book! Cracking the SAT with DVD, 2012 Edition includes everything you need to know to master the Math, Critical Reading, and Writing sections of the SAT. It includes: " Access to 8 full-length practice exams " A DVD with tutorials and expert advice from the Princeton Review's top SAT instructors " Our exclusive "Hit Parade" of vocabulary appearing most frequently on the SAT " Tons of drills and detailed explanations to show you exactly what to expect on the exam " Thorough review of all SAT topics, including essay-writing techniques and a focused grammar chapter " Key strategies and a breakdown of SAT myths to help you feel more confident on test day.
Grammar Workbook for the SAT, ACT, and more by George Ehrenhaft
Focusing on common errors and how to fix them, this study guide helps students preparing to take the SAT or ACT review English grammar through practice quizzes and exercises. Ehrenhaft, former English department chair at a high school in New York, provides the basics of grammar, then SAT and ACT questions and those for high school graduation tests, along with advice on essay writing. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
If you have already registered don't forget the Laurel Branch Library is having a program for teens- Get Ready for the SAT at 10:30 am. If you miss it, mark your calendars for September 17th at 10:30 am. Call branch to register!