|By Pre1321 (Pre1321) on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 01:26 am: Edit|
I was at Barnes & Nobles today looking for a SAT II US History book. I wanted Princeton Review or Kaplan but they didn't have either so I got the Barron's book. Is it any good? Are the PR and Kaplan books better? I'm taking the October tests and I'm really pushing hard for an 800 in this and 2 other subjects so any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
|By Ragnathor (Ragnathor) on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 07:00 am: Edit|
i dont know about barrons, but kaplans was definitely good
|By Alotor (Alotor) on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 08:23 am: Edit|
From most of the consensus from the previous topics accumulating from previous dates, the choice from best SAT II US history probably would have to be Sparknotes.
In fact, I looked at it and compared it to other prep books at B&N. The info and coverage of the topics was really good.
|By Chrisbo (Chrisbo) on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 09:11 am: Edit|
At Barnes and Noble (near me, at least), I bought the 2003/2004 edition of SAT II: US History SparkNotes for $3.42! I also bought the Math IC and Biology ones for the same price.
|By Ragnathor (Ragnathor) on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 11:07 am: Edit|
the sparknotes review is also availabe online for free, but the practice tests cost $5
|By Netmet (Netmet) on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 07:40 pm: Edit|
REA AP US HISTORY obvioously is for AP, but was perfect for SAT IIs...I wouldn't reccomend Barron's SAT II because, frankly, it just left out a ton of important information and events.
|By Alotor (Alotor) on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 11:14 pm: Edit|
Thanks Ragnathor, I guess I wont have to purchase the book in the future.
Pre1321 - if you are going to look for the Sparknotes, go to their site at www.sparknotes.com and click on the "Test Prep" tab. When you arrive at the page, click on "SAT II" at the top. Its beside "New SAT", "ACT", and "SAT".
|By Jblackboy05 (Jblackboy05) on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 - 01:43 am: Edit|
Sparknotes is the best, the practice tests are harder so if you score like 700 on their practice test you'll score higher on the real thing, barrons, for me was the worst book on the face of the planet
|By Xjay2max (Xjay2max) on Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 09:23 am: Edit|
I've been studying out of Kaplan...
I guess I'll get Spark Notes as well.
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