This revised and updated test prep book prepares high school students for the latest format of the PSAT, an exam that serves both as the preliminary version of the SAT college entrance exam and the qualifying exam for the National Merit Scholarship competition. Important features of this book include:
A diagnostic test with answers and explanations to help test takers pinpoint areas that need extra study
Two full-length model tests with answers and explanations
Study advice and test-taking tips and strategies
Subject reviews covering critical reading, math, and writing skills
Hundreds of additional practice questions with answers in all subjects
ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get access to two additional full-length online PSAT/NMSQT tests with all questions answered and explained. These online exams can be easily accessed by smartphone, tablet, or computer.
About the Author
Sharon Green started helping prepare students for the PSAT and SAT as a 13-year-old assistant at her father’s college entrance tutoring course; she has never stopped since. A National Merit Scholar, she holds degrees from Harvard College, New York University School of Education, and the University of California at Berkeley. Her test preparation books, all published by Barron’s, run the gamut from the California High School Proficiency Examination to the GRE. Whenever she can dig her way out from under multiple dictionaries, Sharon enjoys folk dancing, reading Jane Austen and science fiction, and watching Little League baseball.
Dr. Ira Wolf has had a long career in math education. In addition to teaching math at the high school level for several years, he was a professor of mathematics at Brooklyn College and the Director of the Mathematics Teacher Preparation program at SUNY Stony Brook. Dr. Wolf has been helping students prepare for college entrance exams, including the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject Tests in Math for more than 35 years. He is the founder and former president of PowerPrep, a test preparation company on Long Island that has helped several thousand high school students prepare for the SAT.
Brian Stewart is the author of ACT, SAT, and PSAT test preparation books published through Barron's Educational Series. Brian is the President of BWS Education Consulting, Inc., a test preparation and tutoring company based in Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana: www.bwseducationconsulting.com. Brian and his staff have helped students achieve perfect scores on the ACT, SAT, and PSAT, and reach their college admissions goals. BWS Education Consulting is available to work with students anywhere in the world via online tutoring.