A real-world guide to passing the entrance exam for Catholic high school Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies provides students and their parents with an efficient and effective way to prepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP-the three entrance exams used by Catholic high schools. Included are Six full-length practice tests Test-taking tips from the experts Thorough reviews of each test's format With full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and a comprehensive review of the basics in each category, Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies is a family's ticket to education success.
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Learn to: Boost your scores on the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP Sharpen your test-taking skills with six full-length exams Review key verbal and math concepts Maximize your opportunity to attend the Catholic high school of your choice A real-world guide to mastering Catholic high school entrance exams Are you planning to attend a Catholic high school? Do you need a fast and effective way to prepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP exams? With six full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and a comprehensive review of the basics in each category you'll encounter, Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies is your ticket to test-taking success. Gear up for the big day -- find out how schools use your score, register for the exam you're supposed to take, and review a list of what you'll need Be victorious over vocabulary, grammar, and usage -- discover the types of verbal questions you'll face on your exam Master analogies and reading comprehension -- figure out the relationships in analogies and put together a planned approach to reading and understanding passages Ace arithmetic and win at word problems -- get an overview of basic math concepts and learn how to approach and solve different types of word problems Overcome obstacles with algebra and geometry -- demystify these often-intimidating subjects with easy-to-understand explanations for working with variables, lines and angles, and more Test your skills -- take six practice tests complete with answer keys and thorough explanations of the answers Open the book and find: An introduction to the exams Ways to handle pre-exam jitters What to bring on exam day (and what to leave at home) Tactics for learning new words A breakdown of analogy questions The parts of speech Tips on reasoning your way through logic questions Coverage of arithmetic, algebra, and geometry Pointers for deciphering quantitative relationships Common pitfalls to avoid