By David Owen
Every year hundreds of thousands of highschool junior and seniors around the state, armed with ordinary factor No. 2 pencils and in quite a few states of battle-readiness, face considered one of life’s so much gut-wrenching rites of passage: the SAT. Award-winning journalist David Owen first uncovered the customarily biased, unscientific, and secretive production, grading, and distribution of this much-dreaded attempt via its writer, the academic checking out provider (ETS), in 1985’s generally acclaimed not one of the Above: in the back of the parable of Scholastic flair. half devastating divulge, half savvy attempt advisor, this bestselling publication demystified the advance of the SAT and provided many functional options on easy methods to beat the attempt. Now, fifteen years later, Owen’s e-book, thoroughly revised and up to date by means of educator Marilyn Doerr and with a brand new preface via the writer, is extra proper than ever for college kids, their mom and dad, and people who think within the value of academic chance for all.Praise for the 1st Edition:Owen’s clever, peppery type makes the complicated jargon of data and academic concept comprehensible, anything ETS has striven challenging to avoid.—Stevenson Swanson, Chicago TribuneThis publication may be read—with guffaws—by any educator who ever cringed sooner than an SAT score.—Virginia Robinson, schooling TimesThe reader will take pleasure in this booklet, between different purposes, for the wonderful suggestion it deals on beating the tests.—Publishers WeeklyAn indignant e-book (though usually a truly humorous one), and with reliable cause: the SAT is a scam.—Jonathan Yardley, Washington submit
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