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By Smartaleck123 (Smartaleck123) on Friday, June 18, 2004 - 04:38 pm: Edit

What is the best book for SAT Verbal... I wanna get my score up - right now its at 650 and I want 700-750.. what is the best book with vocabulary? cuz thats where i'm lacking.. THANKS

By Xiggi (Xiggi) on Friday, June 18, 2004 - 04:58 pm: Edit

Princeton Review and Kaplan are good sources for verbal strategies.

Vocabulary lists are NOT very effective, especially the "grand dame" of all (Barron's). Lists of 3,500 to 10,000 words are a waste of time.

By Titanz05 (Titanz05) on Friday, June 18, 2004 - 05:30 pm: Edit

Tooth and nail?

By Vtran31 (Vtran31) on Friday, June 18, 2004 - 06:15 pm: Edit

what area are you weakest in? if it is reading comprehension, read a lot and learn how to analytze nad read critically. analogies- get a book that'll help you BS your way through em ( I need one :-P). sentnece completion- get a book :-P

By Vtran31 (Vtran31) on Friday, June 18, 2004 - 06:20 pm: Edit

oh. I see tha tmy previous post did not address the quesiton at all . my bad :-P

By Norseviking (Norseviking) on Friday, June 18, 2004 - 06:32 pm: Edit

I have Kaplan's Verbal book and it says that all the words in its vocabulary list have appeared between 5 and 30 times on the SAT so I think memorizing words from Kaplan's would probably help your vocab.

Xiggi: are there any good alternatives to memorizing words besides reading a lot?

By Smartaleck123 (Smartaleck123) on Saturday, June 19, 2004 - 11:45 am: Edit

do you recommend any books specifically for analogies/sentence completions... my reading comprehension is very good

By Crypto86 (Crypto86) on Saturday, June 19, 2004 - 11:47 am: Edit

I have "Up Your Score" - I hear from here that it is a really good book for CR (my main weakness). Can anyone confirm this?

By Smartaleck123 (Smartaleck123) on Saturday, June 19, 2004 - 08:36 pm: Edit

bump... books specifically for analogies and sentence completions... anyone?

By Amylase (Amylase) on Saturday, June 19, 2004 - 08:38 pm: Edit

There is a very good wordlist in the Grubber's. Memorize it and you should be fine.


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