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Category: SAT Book Reviews

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is revamping the SAT, many of the SAT prep book offerings that are known and loved are about to be come completely outdated.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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Chris Lele

SAT Kaplan Book Review

There’s a gym I go to across the street, where every week or so I jump into the spinning class and, for an hour, pedal like a cyclone. Over the years, I’ve gotten pretty fast and, at one point, I started to think I’d become quite the cyclist. When a friend asked me to go […]

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Chris Lele

Best SAT Books 2015

Note: Although some of the advice below still applies, make sure to also check out our updated Best SAT Books 2016 list and book reviews!!!     If you’re planning on taking the SAT in the next year, you’ve probably been asking yourself, “What SAT review book should I get?” With so many different options […]

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Lucas Fink

McGraw-Hill’s SAT 2014 Book Review

I won’t beat around the bush here. Let’s start with the report card for this book before I get into the nitty-gritty. Report Card: Quality of Lessons and Skill Building Exercises: B- Authenticity of Material: C+ Amount of Material: B- Quality of Explanations: C- In order to write this review, I sat down with McGraw-Hill’s […]

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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 – Barron’s Grammar Workbook

Lost in the tumult of SAT guides is a gem of a grammar book by Barron’s: Barron’s Grammar Workbook. It breaks down all you need to know about grammar in a succinct way. What makes this book great, in addition to its clean format and easy to follow explanations of scary grammatical terms (adjectival phrases, […]

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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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