504 Essential Words for SSAT and ISEE (Upper)

With Roots/Synonyms/Antonyms/Usage and More...

504 Essential Words for SSAT and ISEE (Upper)

504 Essentials words for SSAT / ISEE vocabulary (UPPER) Vocabulary is becoming increasingly important for the SSAT/ISEE (Upper), and it helps to devote sufficient time to it, as it takes a long time to build an effective vocabulary. This book contains over 500 Essentials words that appear frequently in the SSAT/ISEE (UPPER), and uses some of the following techniques to help you remember these words faster and better! - Word Roots; Since many English words are derived from Greek & Latin roots, it makes sense to be aware of these. - Prefixes/Suffixes; Pay attention to the tone of the words, whether soft or hard, harsh or mind, negative or positive. This could help you guess when in doubt. Prefixes/Suffixes can often help you with identifying the meaning of a word, when in doubt. - Usage of the Word; Perhaps the Best way to increase your vocabulary is to read, read and read. There is absolutely no substitute for that! Reading helps you learn new words from the context in which they are used, thereby making it easy to remember the new words and more importantly, how and when it is used. This book provides you with multiple examples of how a word is used in different contexts. - Synonyms/Antonyms Being familiar with related words, increases the number and variety of your mental associations. This helps you retain the meaning of the word more easily. - Related Words In order to 'deeply' understand the meaning of a word, it is helpful to study related words at the same time. e.g. The word plenty connotes "sufficient for what is needed" while abundance means "more than what is needed ." and ameliorate is to "make better" while alleviate is to "make less severe." - Pronunciations Each word has a pronunciation key that helps you say the word out correctly, thereby aiding retention. - Practice makes perfect! Finally, this book has over a thousand exercises to make sure that you remember the meanings of the newly learnt words 'forever'! Many ingenious methods, scientifically correct, have been devised to aid in the remembering of particular facts. These methods are based wholly on the principle that that is most easily recalled which is associated in our minds with the most complex and elaborate groupings of related ideas. All of the above methods are designed to create a word network in your mind, thereby helping you develop a lasting understanding of the word in the SSAT/ISEE relevant context.

510 Essential Words for SSAT and ISEE (Lower/Middle)

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510 Essential Words for SSAT and ISEE (Lower/Middle)

510 Essentials words for SSAT / ISEE vocabulary (Lower/Middle) Vocabulary is becoming increasingly important for the SSAT/ISEE, and it helps to devote sufficient time to it, as it takes a long time to build an effective vocabulary. This book contains over 510 Essentials words that appear frequently in the SSAT/ISEE (Lower/Middle), and uses some of the following techniques to help you remember these words faster and better! - Word Roots; Since many English words are derived from Greek & Latin roots, it makes sense to be aware of these. - Prefixes/Suffixes; Pay attention to the tone of the words, whether soft or hard, harsh or mind, negative or positive. This could help you guess when in doubt. Prefixes/Suffixes can often help you with identifying the meaning of a word, when in doubt. - Usage of the Word; Perhaps the Best way to increase your vocabulary is to read, read and read. There is absolutely no substitute for that! Reading helps you learn new words from the context in which they are used, thereby making it easy to remember the new words and more importantly, how and when it is used. This book provides you with multiple examples of how a word is used in different contexts. - Synonyms/Antonyms Being familiar with related words, increases the number and variety of your mental associations. This helps you retain the meaning of the word more easily. - Related Words In order to 'deeply' understand the meaning of a word, it is helpful to study related words at the same time. e.g. The word plenty connotes "sufficient for what is needed" while abundance means "more than what is needed ." - Pronunciations Each word has a pronunciation key that helps you say the word out correctly, thereby aiding retention. - Practice makes perfect! Finally, this book has over a thousand exercises to make sure that you remember the meanings of the newly learnt words 'forever'! Many ingenious methods, scientifically correct, have been devised to aid in the remembering of particular facts. These methods are based wholly on the principle that that is most easily recalled which is associated in our minds with the most complex and elaborate groupings of related ideas. All of the above methods are designed to create a word network in your mind, thereby helping you develop a lasting understanding of the word in the SSAT/ISEE relevant context.

Kaplan SSAT & ISEE 2016: For Private and Independent School Admissions

Kaplan SSAT & ISEE 2016: For Private and Independent School Admissions

Every year, nearly 100,000 students take the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) or the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) in order to gain admission to a top private school. Kaplan SSAT & ISEE 2016 provides the perfect mix of strategy and review for students looking to ace these important exams. This comprehensive study guide provides students with all of the resources they need for test day preparation, and gives parents advice on how to help their children navigate what can be a daunting experience for first-time test takers. Kaplan's SSAT & ISEE 2016 also includes: * Six full-length practice tests—three SSATs and three ISEEs—tailored to upper, middle, and lower grade levels * Detailed answer explanations * Hundreds of practice questions covering the most frequently tested material * Intensive, test-specific math and verbal workouts * Customized review sections for important subject areas, including verbal reasoning, mathematics, reading comprehension, and writing * Practical tips for every question type * Proven test–taking strategies to help students score higher

SSAT and ISEE For Dummies

SSAT and ISEE For Dummies

Your ticket to the private school of your choice The Secondary School Aptitude Test (SSAT) and Independent SchoolEntrance Examination (ISEE) are the two most common standardizedaptitude tests used in American private secondary schools. Ifyou're a parent or student looking to apply for admissions at aprivate, military, or boarding school, SSAT & ISEE ForDummies is your family's ticket to success. Here, you'll get all the prep needed to score higher on the SSATand ISEE exams, the most up-to-date information on the tests,hundreds of practice questions, thorough test-specific math andverbal workouts, six full-length practice tests (all with detailedanswer explanations), and solid test-taking advice. Correctly answer difficult analogy and synonym questionswithout knowing what all the words mean Ace the math section by eliminating answers that are planted tofool test takers Apply the proven For Dummies step-by-step approach to combatthe essay portion Analyze difficult passages using tips and tricks in the readingcomprehension section Learn the most common vocabulary words tested on the SSAT andISEE with an entire chapter devoted to vocabulary terms State-by-state "Private Schools at-a-Glance" chart with data onmore than 1,000 private secondary schools SSAT & ISEE For Dummies provides students with theresources they need for test day preparation and gives parentssound, expert advice on selecting, applying, and paying for privateschool.

How to Prepare for the SSAT ISEE

High School Entrance Examinations

How to Prepare for the SSAT ISEE

Covers all subject areas on the SSAT and ISEE

Princeton Review SSAT & ISEE Prep, 2021

6 Practice Tests + Review & Techniques + Drills

Princeton Review SSAT & ISEE Prep, 2021

WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER, WITH THE PRINCETON REVIEW. Get the prep you need to ace the SSAT & ISEE with 6 full-length practice tests, thorough content reviews, and tons of extra drills in the book. Techniques That Actually Work. • Time-saving tips to help you effectively tackle the exams • Problem-solving tactics demonstrated on the trickiest test questions • Point-earning strategies for multiple-choice questions Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. • Complete coverage of the Math, Verbal, and Reading sections for both tests • A thorough review of fundamental math skills and frequently appearing vocabulary words for the latest SSAT and ISEE • Access to a student syllabus via your online Student Tools Practice Your Way to Excellence. • 5 full-length, in-book practice tests (2 for SSAT, 3 for ISEE) with detailed scoring instructions • 1 full-length, downloadable SSAT Elementary Level exam online • 700+ drill questions across every level, subject, and question type to keep track of your progress

McGraw-Hill's SSAT/ISEE, 2ed

McGraw-Hill's SSAT/ISEE, 2ed

Unlike competing books, it covers both forms (grades 6-8 and 9-12) of the SSAT and all three forms (grades 5-6, 7-8, and 9-12) of the ISEE Includes five full-length sample tests-two practice SSATs and three practice ISEEs-with complete answer explanations Bonus chapter:“What to Expect at a Private High School” by Gregg W. M. Maloberti, Dean of Admission at the elite Lawrenceville School