Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Publisher: Random House
Curtis Sittenfeld’s debut novel, Prep, is an insightful, achingly funny coming-of-age story as well as a brilliant dissection of class, race, and gender in a hothouse of adolescent angst and ambition. Lee Fiora is an intelligent, observant fourteen-year-old when her father drops her off in front of her dorm at the prestigious Ault School in Massachusetts. She leaves her animated, affectionate family in South Bend, Indiana, at least in part because of the boarding school’s glossy brochure, in which boys in sweaters chat in front of old brick buildings, girls in kilts hold lacrosse sticks on pristinely mown athletic fields, and everyone sings hymns in chapel. As Lee soon learns, Ault is a cloistered world of jaded, attractive teenagers who spend summers on Nantucket and speak in their own clever shorthand. Both intimidated and fascinated by her classmates, Lee becomes a shrewd observer of–and, ultimately, a participant in–their rituals and mores. As a scholarship student, she constantly feels like an outsider and is both drawn to and repelled by other loners. By the time she’s a senior, Lee has created a hard-won place for herself at Ault. But when her behavior takes a self-destructive and highly public turn, her carefully crafted identity within the community is shattered. Ultimately, Lee’s experiences–complicated relationships with teachers; intense friendships with other girls; an all-consuming preoccupation with a classmate who is less than a boyfriend and more than a crush; conflicts with her parents, from whom Lee feels increasingly distant, coalesce into a singular portrait of the painful and thrilling adolescence universal to us all. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Curtis Sittenfeld's Sisterland.
The only guide from the ACT organization, the makers of the exam, revised and updated for 2017 and beyond The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018 Edition, Revised and Updated is the must-have resource for college bound students. The guide is the go-to handbook for ACT preparation and the only guide from the makers of the exam. The book and online content includes the actual ACT test forms (taken from real ACT exams). In addition, this comprehensive resource has everything students need to know about when they are preparing for and taking the ACT. The book contains information on how to register for the exam, proven test-taking strategies, ideas for preparing mentally and physically, gearing up for test day, and much more. This invaluable guide includes additional questions and material that contains articles on everything from preparing a standout college application and getting into your top-choice school to succeeding in college The bestselling prep guide from the makers of the ACT test Offers bonus online contest to help boost college readiness Contains the real ACT test forms used in previous years This new edition offers students updated data on scoring your writing test, new reporting categories, as well as updated tips on how to do your best preparing for the test and on the actual test day from the team at ACT. It also offers additional 400 practice questions that are available online.
Author: Lisa Birnbach
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
The author of "The Official Preppy Handbook" evaluates the world of preppies thirty years later, tracing how this generation has adapted to such modern challenges as the Internet, cell phones, and political correctness.
For pure practice at an unbelievable price, you can't beat the 10 Actual series. Each book includes: 10 previously administered LSATs, an answer key for each test, a writing sample for each test, score-conversion tables, and sample Comparative Reading questions and explanations.
Review every skill and question type needed for SAT success – now with eight total practice tests. The 2018 edition of The Official SAT Study Guide doubles the number of official SAT® practice tests to eight – all of them created by the test maker. As part of the College Board's commitment to transparency, all practice tests are available on the College Board's website, but The Official SAT Study Guide is the only place to find them in print along with over 250 pages of additional instruction, guidance, and test information. With updated guidance and practice problems that reflect the most recent information, this new edition takes the best-selling SAT guide and makes it even more relevant and useful. Be ready for the SAT with strategies and up-to-date information straight from the exam writers. The Official SAT Study Guide will help students get ready for the SAT with: • 8 official SAT practice tests, written in the exact same process and by the same team of authors as the actual exam • detailed descriptions of the math and evidenced based reading and writing sections • targeted practice questions for each SAT question type • guidance on the new optional essay, including practice essay questions with sample responses • seamless integration with Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy
The Official ACT Prep Guide 2018 and ACT Online Prep have been combined to make the most comprehensive guide written by the makers of the ACT: The Official ACT Prep Pack. ACT Online Prep is an adaptive computer-based learning program, which means it will adjust to your learning curve and provide you a customized study plan based on your performance and the amount of time you have before test day! An access card within the book provides your unique access code along with instructions on how to start using ACT Online Prep. Once you register, you will have access to ACT Online Prep for 6-months. The Official ACT Prep Pack is a powerful tool providing you: The Official ACT Guide 2018 bestselling book 6-months access to ACT Online Prep 5 genuine full-length practice tests (three in current book and two online) Optional Writing tests 2,400+ additional online practice questions Free mobile app for on-the-go learning Game center to further test knowledge Flashcards customized for individual review needs Custom or standard learning paths Daily goals and tracking to help maintain focus Advice and guidance for test day By using the strategies and tools provided in The Official ACT Prep Pack, you can feel comfortable and confident that you’re prepared to do your best on test day.
A Separate Peace
Author: John Knowles
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to World War II. Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world.
SuperPrep is our most comprehensive LSAT preparation book. It includes: 3 complete PrepTests a guide to LSAT logic explanations for every item in all 3 tests (Feb. 2000, Feb. 1999, Feb. 1996) sample Comparative Reading questions and explanations
SAT Prep 2018 & 2019
Author: Sat Study Guide 2018 & 2019 Team
SAT Prep 2018 & 2019: SAT Prep Book 2018 & 2019 and Practice Test Questions for the College Board SAT Exam Developed for test takers trying to achieve passing SAT scores, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction to the SAT -Reading -Writing and Language -Mathematics -Essay -Practice Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the SAT. The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again during your SAT test dates. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes before your SAT registration and overcome them. Understanding the latest SAT testing strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to surpass an average SAT score should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.
LSAT Logic Games Bible
Author: David M. Killoran
Publisher: Powerscore LSAT Bible
A study guide to the analytical reasoning section of the LSAT offers test-taking strategies, practice drills, and thirty logic games with analysis.
The definitive guide from the makers of the GMAT exam The GMAT Official Guide 2018 is the definitive guide from the Graduate Management Admission Council, the makers of the GMAT exam. It contains over 900 real GMAT questions from past exams, including 130 never-before-seen questions, plus the following features: An overview of the exam to help you get familiar with the content and format Detailed answer explanations that explain how the test maker thinks about a question Actual essay topics, sample responses, and scoring information Comprehensive grammar and math review Questions organized in order of difficulty from easiest to hardest to focus your study Access to the same questions – plus additional integrated reasoning questions – online at gmat.wiley.com, where you can build your own practice sets Don’t waste time practicing on fake GMAT questions. Optimize your study time with the GMAT Official Guide 2018 using real questions from actual past exams.
Author: Kaplan, Inc
Offers strategies and techniques to help maximize performance, includes full-length practice tests, and provides tips on the law school admission process.
ACT Math Prep Book 2018 & 2019: ACT Math Workbook & Practice Tests for the ACT Exam Developed for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the ACT exam, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction to the ACT exam -Number and Quantity -Algebra -Functions -Geometry -Statistics and Probability -ACT Math Practice Test #1 -Detailed Answer Explanations Test #1 -ACT Math Practice Test #2 -Detailed Answer Explanations Test #2 Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the ACT exam. The ACT math practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them. Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to take the ACT exam should take advantage of the review material, ACT math formulas, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this ACT math prep study guide.
"This book takes you from just thinking about eating healthy to actually doing it! Filled with helpful tips, meal plans, shopping lists, storage solutions, and recipes, Toby shows you the way to eat well no matter how busy life gets!"―Ellie Krieger, MS, RDN, award-winning author and host of Ellie's Real Good Food It's easy to reach for frozen and microwavable meals when you're short on time, but being too busy shouldn't mean that you can't have balanced and delicious meals. Learning how to meal prep properly will not only save you time and energy, but it will also help to make sure that you and your family eat homemade and nutritious meals. Providing practical and simple solutions with easy to follow instructions, The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook shows you how simple it is to enjoy fresh and flavorful meals on even the most hectic days. The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook features: 3 flexible 2-week meal plans for ready-to-go healthy meals without the hassle of prep More than 100 simple, wholesome recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, complete with nutritional breakdowns and portion control to keep calories in check Practical weekly shopping lists with easy to find ingredients to prepare your pantry for the week Convenient illustrated guidelines on how to freeze, thaw, and reheat your meals to keep food fresh, safe, and tasty As a working mom and nutritionist, Toby Amidor knows how difficult it can be to carve out the time for healthy home cooking. Applying her 15 years of experience as a nutritionist, blogger, and recipe developer here in The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook, Toby shares her tricks and tips to efficient and enjoyable meal prep. Master the art of meal prep and serve up nutritious, ready-to-go meals every day of the week.