Barrett Mike. The SAT Prep Black Book, Second Edition (for the New SAT)

Guideline and Workbook. Testing Is Easy LLC, 2017. 803 p.

The fully up-to-date SAT Prep Black Book, Second Edition gives you unique, effective SAT strategies from Mike Barrett, an SAT tutor with clients all over the globe who pay him hundreds of dollars an hour for phone tutoring. In addition to extensive and effective training on every aspect of the SAT, the SAT Black Book gives you detailed, systematic, easy-to-follow walkthroughs for every question in 4 of the College Board's official SAT Practice Tests.

Selected Highlights from the SAT Prep Black Book:

Why the SAT isn’t designed like a high school test, and how this fact influences every aspect of the proper approach to SAT preparation…

Why every SAT question can only have one valid answer, no matter how much it might seem otherwise sometimes…

How to look at SAT questions the same way the College Board does when it writes them…

Why it’s so important to work with real SAT questions from the College Board…and why you shouldn’t pay much attention to the College Board’s written explanations for those questions!

What you’re actually supposed to do when the SAT asks you about an author’s attitude…

Why you shouldn’t put your faith in diagnostic tests, even if they come from the College Board…

The important implications of viewing time as an investment on test day…

The simple formula that allows you to crank out a top-scoring essay (that is, if you even need to take the SAT Essay in the first place)…

The special grammatical rules that are followed by the SAT Writing and Language section…and how they sometimes differ from common usage in school…

The unwritten rules for every kind of SAT question…

The many ways to approach an SAT Math question, and which ones are likely to work best for you…

Why the “order of difficulty” doesn’t really exist…

Why every real SAT question can potentially be answered in under 30 seconds…

And much more than we can fit in this space…