Author: The The Tutorverse
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date: 2016-08-31
Each year, tens of thousands of students take NYC's Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT), one of the most competitive and challenging high school entrance exams in the country. Many of these students often spend a year or more preparing for the SHSAT, since extra practice can improve a student's scaled scores and lead to placement in top-choice schools. Unfortunately, many students run out of high quality practice materials. With New York City SHSAT: 1,000+ Practice Problems, there's no shortage of high-quality practice questions. This book contains more questions than even 10 full-length exams! In this book you will find: 1,000+ high-quality practice questions in print - no need to go online or watch videos! Everything you need is right here in the book! 80 pages of detailed answer explanations for every question, including helpful hints and suggestions, to help you make sense of advanced material. A diagnostic test highlights areas for improvement and helps you make the most of your time. Separate, dedicated sections each for Scrambled Paragraphs, Logical Reasoning, Reading, and Mathematics build confidence through understanding. Questions that progress in difficulty help you quickly master the basics and score extra points on even the toughest questions. A practice test ties everything together and simulates a real test-taking experience. Great for independent study or for use with a tutor! "
SHSAT - Specialized High School Admission Test 100% FREE LIVE PHONE SUPPORT BY EXPERT TUTORS (with the purchase of this book), for more information go to: www.einstein-academy.com/shsat This SHSAT Test Prep Book is designed to help eighth graders achieve a higher score on the exam. The schools that this book prepares students for include: The Bronx High School of Science, The Brooklyn Latin School, Brooklyn Technical High School, High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City College, High School of American Studies at Lehman College, Queens High School for the Sciences at York College, Staten Island Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School. This test prep book provides: * 5 full length practice exams with answer explanations * An advanced test with more in depth and challenging problems * Online score calculator for easier grading * 500 + questions and 120 min + online video explanations Video explanations you can find here: www.einstein-academy.com/shsat2017 NOTE: This book includes an updated manual, video tutorial and certain revisions made from the First Edition. New practice exams will be available in the Third Edition. SHSAT Overview The SHSAT is a 2 hour and 30 minute timed multiple choice test with two sections, verbal and math. Students can start on any section they prefer, however, the test must be completed in 2 hours and 30 minutes. The verbal section is broken down into three parts. The recommended time spent on this entire verbal section is 75 minutes. Scrambled Paragraphs - 5 Questions This section requires students to structure a 6 sentence paragraph that has been placed out of order. The first sentence is given, and students must arrange the 5 sentences so it is in chronological order. It is important to note that these questions are worth twice as much as any other question on the test. For every scrambled paragraph that is correct, the student is awarded 2 points on their raw score. There is no partial credit, so, all 5 sentences must be arranged in the right manner to receive credit. This is the section most students find difficulty with. Logical Reasoning - 10 Questions This section requires students to draw valid conclusions from the information provided in the questions. There are specific types of questions in the logical reasoning section such as but not limited to: contrapositive of a conditional statement, deciphering codes and determining positions of objects. Reading Comprehension - 30 Questions This section requires students to read and answer questions. There are 5 passages in this question, each asking 6 questions. Math - 50 Questions The math section tests on algebra, arithmetic, statistics, geometry, probability and word problems. The math section contains 50 questions and the recommended time spent on this section is 75 minutes.
Author: Won Suh
Release Date: 2014-06-29
Genre: High schools
Designed to complement the leading names in Specialized High Schools Admission Test (SHSAT) preparation, this book offers valuable practice tests and answer explanations for students preparing for the SHSAT. In particular, this book is geared towards those students who are seeking admission to the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), whose admission process uses a modified version of the SHSAT. This book provides an overview of the TJHSST admissions process and contains the following: 3 full-length practice tests and full answer explanations, a list of essay prompts that will help students prepare for the essay portion of the TJHSST admissions process, two sample essay responses to help guide students in their writing, and a set of writing tips to help students become better writers. While this book targets students interested in TJHSST admissions, it will also be a valuable asset to students preparing for New York City's SHSAT.
Author: Violetta Dubinina
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Release Date: 2012-08-17
Genre: Study Aids
Please check out the second volume of this book with five more practice exams and more detailed solutions. Search Amazon for the second volume's ISBN: 1480053732 This book is a collection of 5 full-length practice exams for the math section of the SHSAT, the New York City Specialized High School Admissions Test. Each of the exams contains well-written problems that were thoroughly tested by real students who have been admitted to the top specialized high schools. The included practice problems are consistently kept up-to-date and closely match those found in the real SHSAT Math section. The book also has full solutions for each of the exams. This collection is ideal for students who desire additional practice for the SHSAT exam and want to make sure that they are using high quality, recently updated material. This 2013 edition has been updated with significantly more detailed solutions and minor fixes for typos and omissions.
Author: Cynthia Johnson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-05-22
Genre: Study Aids
With expert advice and strategies for the SHSAT from the most trusted name in educational publishing, you'll can get into the New York City’s specialized high school of your choice If you want to get into New York City's specialized high schools, you need to score well on the New York City Specialized High School Admission Test. McGraw-Hill's New York City SHSAT offers you complete preparation for this exam that is required for admission into The Bronx High School of Science, The Brooklyn Latin School, Brooklyn Technical High School, High School for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City College, High School of American Studies at Lehman College, Queens High School for the Sciences at York College, Staten Island Technical High School, and Stuyvesant High School. Inside you'll find: 3 full-length practice tests Complete information on test format and topic coverage Diagnostic exam to help you focus your preparation efforts Skill-building drills in every topic area with over 300 practice questions Review of all topics tested--arithmetic, algebra, probability, statistics, and geometry problems, reading, scrambled paragraphs, and logical reasoning Test-taking tips and strategies
Author: Clara Hemphill
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Providing everything parents need to know for helping to choose a high school for their child, this title includes interviews with teachers, parents and students and looks at atmosphere, homework, student stress, competition amongst students and the condition of the school buildings.
Argo Brothers SHSAT prep book reflects the latest changes and includes revising/editing questions along with math grid-in questions. Argo Brothers SHSAT test prep book offers 5 full-length exams, along with a grammar and mathematics overview. Our workbook comes equipped with video explanations and includes OVER 12 hours of video!
Author: Alexandra Mayzler
Publisher: Adams Media
Release Date: 2010-06-18
Organization. Time management. Study skills. These are the three critical skills students need to perform well in school. Most students lack at least one of these skills; many lack all three. Yet without a sound understanding of this all-important learning trifecta, students are likely to fail--over and over again. In this practical hands-on guide, Thinking Caps founder Alexandra Mayzler outlines the unique approach that has made her one-of-a-kind tutoring program such a success with students, parents, and educators alike. This interactive program steps your child through these crucial three areas, providing the worksheets, exercises, and anecdotes she needs to master them in record time. The book also features stories throughout, based on case studies of real-life clients. Special emphasis is placed on helping students understand how their own personalities, behaviors, and habits affect their work. Your child will learn to identify short- and long-term goals, and come to see how good study habits can help him achieve those goals. With this book, your child can get through school with flying colors! Endorsement for Tutor in a Book: “Finally, an easy-to-read book about study and test-taking strategies! Passionate and caring educators, Alexandra Mayzler and Ana McGann, have taken knowledge gleaned over many years of working with struggling students and created a valuable road map. Each chapter communicates information clearly and provides systems, worksheets and achievable strategies so students can take charge and become organized self-advocates. This volume should be part of every student’s toolkit and a necessary addition to the family library.” Susan J. Schwartz, MA Ed. Clinical Director, Institute for Learning and Academic Achievement, NYU Child Study Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
Author: Khalid Khashoggi
Publisher: Ilex Publishing
Release Date: 2015-10-17
Genre: Study Aids
IES SAT books are designed to follow a compact format yet offer the student test taker a wealth of advice and practice material. This discipline-specific New SAT Grammar book features ten full Writing and Language practice tests, along with intensive, memorable lessons that show students how to deal with the nuances and intricacies of the New SAT. Study of essential grammar rules and practice with the most accurate, most relevant material are the essentials of success on the New 2016 SAT. Like its predecessor, the re-designed SAT tests the fundamentals of verb usage, sentence construction, comparison, and English diction. But the new test has also shifted emphasis, and shifted radically: punctuation, paragraph coordination, and uses of visual evidence will pose new challenges. It will be necessary to break bad writing habits, and to leave behind awkward or incorrect colloquial expressions, more aggressively than ever before. Precision-edited and classroom-tested you will find tips and tricks on subject-verb agreement, parallelism, redundancy, and idiomatic expressions. These tips have guided numerous IES students to success on the old SAT and are just as relevant to the new version. Yet new sectionson coherence, style, and using visual resourceswill give you everything you need to approach the questions that are unique to the passage-based New SAT. To break the bad habits formed in everyday speech and undisciplined writing, and to truly grasp all question types on the New SAT Language and Writing, you need this book. Once you have completed the lessons, exercise your new knowledge using the ten practice testsall based on the newest released tests from the College Board itself. We at IES have confidence that you can control the New SAT.