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Category: SAT Book Reviews

Chris Lele

Best SAT Books 2019 – 2020 | Book Reviews

Not all SAT prep books are created equal: some you’ll want to use in their entirety, others you’ll want to use only parts of, and others you’ll want to steer clear of. To help you decide what’s worth your time, our SAT expert reviewed the test prep books on the market. Read on for our annual list of the Best SAT Books!

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Thomas Broderick

How to Use the College Board Blue Book for New SAT Prep

The College Board Blue Book is nearly 800 pages long. In this article, learn how to make it a valuable study aide in getting ready for the SAT!

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Myka Yamasaki

Book Recommendation for SAT Vocab

Studying vocab isn’t really fun. Studying for SAT vocab is especially boring. Trust me, I hardly found any dry vocab book enticing. However, if you want to score well on the SAT reading sections you will want to challenge yourself to learn some fancier vocabulary. Given this reality, I have found the perfect set of books. Drum roll please… Vocabulary Cartoons Word Power I and II!!!!

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Chris Lele

The Princeton Review—11 Practice Tests for the SAT

Overview Unlike most of the other SAT prep books on the market, The Princeton Review’s 11 Practice Tests for the SAT and PSAT is not about strategies and test tips—it’s simply about questions. Lots of them. So if you bought this book, you are probably wondering how accurate these questions are, and how well they […]

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Chris Lele

Book Review – Insider’s Complete Guide to SAT Vocabulary

Even I—SAT vocabulary teacher—have bad memories when it comes to learning SAT Vocabulary. I was probably in the 9th grade when my Dad told me to go into my room and memorize this long list of words; I could only come out when I learned them all. It took awhile (I could come out for […]

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Rita Neumann

New SAT Book Reviews

With so many SAT Prep Books on the market these days, it can be time-consuming (and very expensive) finding one or two that you like. Now that the College Board is revamping the SAT, many of the SAT prep book offerings that are known and loved are about to be come completely outdated. The redesigned […]

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Lucas Fink

The Official SAT Study Guide Book Review (2nd Edition)

“The blue book,” as it’s affectionately known among SAT teachers, is one of the best official SAT books in the test prep world, hands down. It’s rare that the test makers will hire somebody to write an official study guide who will give real, practical advice on how to take the test. Usually, in the […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Book Review – The College Board Book (1st Edition)

Everybody has heard of the Bible. For Christians it is the one book that matter most; indeed, it is the only book that really matters. This powerful connection is used more broadly to refer to any book that is the one book you’ve got to own for whatever field it is you are studying. As […]

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Chris Lele

The Princeton Review Cracking the SAT 2012 Book Review

Check out our list of the best SAT prep books! If I were the CEO of Princeton Review I would employ editors. Princeton Review is notorious for releasing books with thousands of questions—that have thousands of errors/typos. The sad part is the content in many of their books, like Cracking the SAT, do a decent […]

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