New PDF release: 1600 Perfect Score: The 7 Secrets of Acing the SAT

By Tom Fischgrund

ISBN-10: 0060506636

ISBN-13: 9780060506636

ISBN-10: 0060724668

ISBN-13: 9780060724665

Drawing at the first examine of 1600 scorers performed with the whole cooperation of the varsity Board, listed here are the 7 secrets and techniques to good fortune at the SAT -- and in life.Every yr approximately 2.3 million highschool scholars take the SAT; of these, despite the fact that, simply 650 scholars on normal in achieving an ideal rating of 1600. one of these statistic increases noticeable questions: who're those young ones? What are they prefer? and the way do they do it?In a brand new landmark learn, educator and govt recruiter Tom Fischgrund grew to become the 1st researcher ever granted entire entry to those excessive educational achievers by means of the school Board, the physique that administers the SAT. Weaving jointly in-depth interviews with perfect-score scholars, insights from their mom and dad, and unique collage Board facts, in 1600 ideal rating he unearths the 7 secrets and techniques that separate the cream from the crop.Among the RevelationsAttending small inner most colleges (or any institution with sessions) does not continually make an immense distinction ... yet having robust relations help doesPaying for pricey periods or tutors doesn'talways make an enormous distinction ... yet takinglots of perform exams at domestic doesHaving a strongly motivating instructor does not consistently make an important distinction ... yet having an autonomous ardour for studying certainly doesPacked with interesting case reviews and functional suggestion -- and information from the 1600 scorers themselves -- this crucial booklet brings challenging information and a brand new, extra human standpoint to 1 of the best demanding situations mom and dad far and wide face: the right way to ensure their little ones have the simplest probability to thrive in highschool, collage, and past.

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I love science, but I also love writing and literature. ” At first glance, Matthew might seem like a typical science whiz who prefers tinkering with machines or solving math equations to hanging out with his friends. Delving further, however, you can see that he’s hard to sum up in a word or two. Yes, he loves science, but he also loves English. Yes, he likes to see how things are taken apart and put back together, but he also likes to write humorous plays. Yes, he studied a lot for the SAT, but he never missed an Ultimate Frisbee game.

1600 PERFECT SCORE 30 Based on the statistics from my study and others, the mediocre student who aces the SAT is definitely the exception, not the norm. College Board data shows that SAT scores are highly correlated with grade-point average (GPA) and with class rank. A significant 72 percent of 1600 perfect score students rank in the top ten students of their class, and 98 percent have an A- average or above. You can see from the chart below how GPA and class rank rise with SAT scores. C O R R E L AT I O N O F S AT S C O R E S W I T H H I G H S C H O O L R A N K A N D G PA 1999–2000 All Students Verbal Score Mathematical Score 505 514 589 528 493 455 425 408 608 543 500 453 419 401 High School Rank Top 10 percent Second 10 percent Second 20 percent Third 20 percent Fourth 20 percent Bottom 20 percent High School Grade-Point Average A+ (97–100) A (93–96) A- (90–92) B (80–89) C (70–79) D, E, or F (below 70) 610 567 540 482 428 405 628 582 553 486 426 406 SOURCE: College Entrance Examination Board Report on College Bound Seniors 2000 W H AT D O E S I T TA K E T O G E T A 1 6 0 0 ?

I can’t promise you that this book will enable you or your child to earn a 1600 on the SAT. But I do think that the secrets shared by perfect score students can help anyone become a better student by fulfilling his or her individual potential for learning. Students can transform themselves by adopting an entirely new approach to learning—one that encompasses what I call the 7 Secrets of perfect score students. For instance, 1600 students approach their schoolwork, sports teams, and clubs with a sense of curiosity and anticipation.

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