ACT for Dummies

By Lisa Zimmer Hatch; Scott Hatch; Lisa Zimmer Hatch
(For Dummies, Paperback, 9781118012598, 528pp.)

Publication Date: December 2011

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The quick and painless way to maximize your score on the ACT

Are you one of the millions of students taking the ACT? Have no fear This friendly guide gives you the competitive edge by fully preparing you for every section of the ACT, including the optional writing test. You get three complete practice tests plus sample questions--all updated--along with proven test-taking strategies to improve your score on the ACT.

ACT For Dummies is packed with comprehensive review chapters for all four sections of the exam, including English, math, reading, and writing. It offers updated ACT study tips and practice materials that model the most recent ACT test. With the practical and friendly help provided here, you'll become comfortable with the content and format of the test. Three practice tests, complete with detailed explanations and walk-throughs Tips to stay focused on test day Advice to manage your time wisely How to make smart guesses and spot test traps and tricks

Whether you're preparing to take the ACT for the first time or are retaking the test to improve your score, ACT For Dummies gives you the skills and confidence to succeed.

About the Author

Scott has prepared thousands of people for standardized tests and legal careers since 1980, using materials that he developed himself. He was awarded his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law. He is listed in Who's Who in California and Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, and was named one of the "Outstanding Young Men of America" by the United States Jaycees. He was editor of the California Freedom of Information Act Committee Newsletter along with several other award winning publications, and a contributing editor to The Judicial Profiler (Shepard's/ McGraw-Hill) and the Colorado Law Annotated series (Lawyer's Cooperative Publishing). Scott is also regularly featured on podcasts regarding paralegalism.

Lisa has been teaching legal certificate courses on a credit and non-credit basis since 1987. She graduated with honors in English from the University of Puget Sound, received her master's degree from California State University, and has been creating online curricula for hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the country over the last two decades.
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