SAT Test Prep

CHAPTER 1 CONQUERING THE SAT WITH THE COLLEGE HILL™ METHOD

CHAPTER 2 DIAGNOSTIC SAT

CHAPTER 3 BUILDING AN IMPRESSIVE VOCABULARY

CHAPTER 4 CRITICAL READING SKILLS

Lesson 1: What SAT Critical Reading Is All About

Lesson 2: Analyzing the Purpose and Central Idea

Lesson 3: Finding Patterns in the Structure of the Passage

Lesson 4: Simplifying the Passage

Lesson 5: Connecting the Questions to the Passage

Lesson 6: Finding Alternatives in Attacking the Questions

Lesson 7: Thinking Logically About the Questions

Lesson 8: Checking That You’ve Nailed the Answer

CHAPTER 5 SENTENCE COMPLETION SKILLS

Lesson 1: Verbal Inference

Lesson 2: The Four Logical Relationships

Lesson 3: Structural Keys

Lesson 4: Simplifying the Sentence

Lesson 5: Using Context Intelligently

Lesson 6: The Toughest Sentences

CHAPTER 6 WHAT THE SAT MATH IS REALLY TESTING

Lesson 1: Mapping Problems

Lesson 2: Analyzing Problems

Lesson 3: Finding Patterns

Lesson 4: Simplifying Problems

Lesson 5: Connecting to Knowledge

Lesson 6: Finding Alternatives

Lesson 7: Thinking Logically

Lesson 8: Checking Your Work

CHAPTER 7 ESSENTIAL PRE-ALGEBRA SKILLS

Lesson 1: Numbers and Operations

Lesson 2: Laws of Arithmetic

Lesson 3: Fractions

Lesson 4: Ratios and Proportions

Lesson 5: Percents

Lesson 6: Negatives

Lesson 7: Divisibility

CHAPTER 8 ESSENTIAL ALGEBRA I SKILLS

Lesson 1: Solving Equations

Lesson 2: Systems

Lesson 3: Working with Exponentials

Lesson 4: Working with Roots

Lesson 5: Factoring

Lesson 6: Inequalities, Absolute Values, and Plugging In

Lesson 7: Word Problems

CHAPTER 9 SPECIAL MATH PROBLEMS

Lesson 1: New Symbol or Term Problems

Lesson 2: Mean/Median/Mode Problems

Lesson 3: Numerical Reasoning Problems

Lesson 4: Rate Problems

Lesson 5: Counting Problems

Lesson 6: Probability Problems

CHAPTER 10 ESSENTIAL GEOMETRY SKILLS

Lesson 1: Lines and Angles

Lesson 2: Triangles

Lesson 3: The Pythagorean Theorem

Lesson 4: Coordinate Geometry

Lesson 5: Areas and Perimeters

Lesson 6: Similar Figures

Lesson 7: Volumes and 3-D Geometry

Lesson 8: Circles

CHAPTER 11 ESSENTIAL ALGEBRA 2 SKILLS

Lesson 1: Sequences

Lesson 2: Functions

Lesson 3: Transformations

Lesson 4: Variation

Lesson 5: Data Analysis

Lesson 6: Negative and Fractional Exponents

CHAPTER 12 WRITING A GREAT ESSAY

Lesson 1: Map the SAT Essay Assignment

Lesson 2: Analyze the Assignment Closely

Lesson 3: Brainstorm Your Alternatives Creatively

Lesson 4: Connect to Your Knowledge with “Source Summaries”

Lesson 5: Write a Strong and Creative Thesis

Lesson 6: Organize Your Thoughts

Lesson 7: Write Logically

Lesson 8: Write Clearly

Lesson 9: Write Concisely

Lesson 10: Write Forcefully

Lesson 11: Write Masterfully

Lesson 12: Finish with a Bang

CHAPTER 13 ESSAY WRITING PRACTICE

CHAPTER 14 HOW TO ATTACK SAT WRITING QUESTIONS

Lesson 1: Mapping: What Do the Writing Questions Want from You?

Lesson 2: Attacking “Improving Sentences” Questions

Lesson 3: Attacking “Error ID” Questions

Lesson 4: Attacking “Improving Paragraphs” Questions

CHAPTER 15 ESSENTIAL GRAMMAR SKILLS

Lesson 1: Subject-Verb Disagreement

Lesson 2: Trimming Sentences

Lesson 3: Parallelism

Lesson 4: Comparison Problems

Lesson 5: Pronoun-Antecedent Disagreement

Lesson 6: Pronoun Case

Lesson 7: Dangling and Misplaced Participles

Lesson 8: Other Misplaced Modifiers

Lesson 9: Tricky Tenses

Lesson 10: Idiom Errors

Lesson 11: Diction Errors

Lesson 12: Other Modifier Problems

Lesson 13: Irregular Verbs

Lesson 14: The Subjunctive Mood

Lesson 15: Coordinating Ideas

CHAPTER 16 PRACTICE TESTS WITH DETAILED ANSWER KEYS

PRACTICE TEST 1

PRACTICE TEST 2

PRACTICE TEST 3