By Tom Fischgrund

ISBN-10: 0060506636

ISBN-13: 9780060506636

Drawing at the first examine of 1600 scorers carried out with the whole cooperation of the school Board, listed here are the 7 secrets and techniques to luck at the SAT -- and in life.

Every 12 months approximately 2.3 million highschool scholars take the SAT; of these, even though, merely 650 scholars on typical in attaining an ideal ranking of 1600. one of these statistic increases visible questions: who're those young ones? What are they prefer? and the way do they do it?

In a brand new landmark examine, educator and government recruiter Tom Fischgrund grew to become the 1st researcher ever granted finished entry to those excessive educational achievers via the varsity Board, the physique that administers the SAT. Weaving jointly in-depth interviews with perfect-score scholars, insights from their mom and dad, and specific collage Board information, in 1600 ideal Score he finds the 7 secrets and techniques that separate the cream from the crop.

Among the Revelations

  • Attending small deepest colleges (or any tuition with periods) does not continually make a massive distinction ... yet having powerful kin aid does
  • Paying for pricey sessions or tutors doesn'talways make a tremendous distinction ... yet takinglots of perform exams at domestic does
  • Having a strongly motivating instructor does not regularly make an important distinction ... yet having an autonomous ardour for studying certainly does

Packed with fascinating case reports and sensible suggestion -- and guidance from the 1600 scorers themselves -- this crucial publication brings tough info and a brand new, extra human point of view to at least one of the best demanding situations mom and dad in all places face: tips to determine their kids have the simplest probability to thrive in highschool, collage, and beyond.

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