Test-Prep Books

                                   

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SAT (and PSAT)

We recommend you start with the official prep guide:
Official SAT Study Guide 2020 Edition

Then, use these to get extra practice after you’ve completed all of the official guide’s practice tests:

10 Practice Tests for the SAT, 2020 Edition: Extra Preparation to Help Achieve an Excellent Score (College Test Preparation) 

SAT Prep Plus 2020: 5 Practice Tests + Proven Strategies + Online (Kaplan Test Prep) 

Use these if you’re looking for targeted content work:

The College Panda’s SAT Math: Advanced Guide and Workbook for the New SAT

The College Panda’s SAT Writing: Advanced Guide and Workbook for the New SAT

The Critical Reader, 2nd Edition

The College Panda’s SAT Essay: The Battle-tested Guide for the New SAT 2016 Essay

 

SAT Subject Tests (SAT II’s)

The College Board offers official prep books for the subject tests, which can be found here on their website.

 

ACT

We recommend you start with the official prep guide:
The Official ACT Prep Guide 2020 – 2021, (Book + 5 Practice Tests + Bonus Online Content)

Then, use these to get extra practice after you’ve completed all of the official guide’s practice tests:

Cracking the ACT with 6 Practice Tests, 2019 Edition: 6 Practice Tests + Content Review + Strategies (College Test Preparation) 

ACT Prep Plus 2019: 5 Practice Tests + Proven Strategies + Online (Kaplan Test Prep) 

Use these if you’re looking for targeted content work:

Ultimate Guide to the Math ACT

The Complete Guide to ACT Reading, 2nd Edition

The College Panda’s ACT English: Advanced Guide and Workbook

For the Love of ACT Science: An innovative approach to mastering the science section of the ACT standardized exam

The College Panda’s ACT Essay: The Battle-tested Guide for ACT Writing

 

HSPT (for Catholic High School Entrance)

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams 2021

Barron’s Strategies and Practice for the HSPT

Kaplan’s Catholic High School Entrance Exams: COOP * HSPT * TACHS

 

ISEE

Official ISEE prep materials and information (all levels)

Printable PDF versions of the official ISEE prep books (all levels)

ISEE & SSAT Prep, all levels in one book. (Kaplan)

ISEE & SSAT Prep, all levels in one book. (Princeton Review)

Lower Level (applying to middle school as a 5th grader)

The Best Unofficial Practice Tests for the Lower Level ISEE

Ivy Global ISEE Lower Level Tests

Lower Level ISEE: 1000+ Practice Questions

Middle Level (applying to middle school as a 6th grader or older)

The Best Unofficial Practice Tests for the Middle Level ISEE

Middle Level ISEE: 1000+ Practice Questions

Upper Level (applying to high school as an 8th grader or older)

The Best Unofficial Practice Tests for the Upper Level ISEE

Upper Level ISEE: 1500+ Practice Questions

 

SSAT

We strongly recommend starting with the official prep book, and expanding beyond that only after you use up the material in the official book.

Official SSAT prep books (all levels) *

*Note: You do NOT need the online prep they offer. The paper book is preferred.

SSAT & ISEE Prep, all levels in one book. (Kaplan)

SSAT & ISEE Prep, all levels in one book. (Princeton Review)

Elementary Level

SSAT Elementary Level Grade 4: 3 Full Practice Tests

SSAT Lower Level Prep Book: Study Guide & Practice Test Questions for the SSAT Elementary Level Test

Middle Level (applying to middle school as a 5th grader or older)

The Best Unofficial Practice Tests for the Middle Level SSAT

SSAT Middle Level Secrets Study Guide: SSAT Test Review for the Secondary School Admission Test (Secrets (Mometrix))

Middle Level SSAT: 1000+ Practice Questions

Upper Level (applying to high school as an 8th grader or older)

The Best Unofficial Practice Tests for the Upper Level SSAT

Upper Level SSAT: 1500+ Practice Questions

 

GRE

Official GRE Super Power Pack

5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)

Barron’s GRE, 21st Edition

GRE Premier 2017 with 6 Practice Tests: Online + Book + Videos + Mobile (Kaplan Test Prep)

500 Essential Words: GRE Vocabulary Flash Cards (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)

 

LSAT

10 Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests Volume VI: (PrepTests 7281)

LSAT Prep Book: Study Guide & Practice Test Questions for the Law School Admission Council’s (LSAC) Law School Admission Test

 

AP Exams

AP World History: Modern

Princeton Review AP World History: Modern Premium Prep, 2021: 6 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Strategies & Techniques 

AP World History: Modern Premium: With 5 Practice Tests (Barron’s AP) 

AP US History

Princeton Review AP U.S. History Premium Prep, 2021: 6 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Strategies & Techniques

AP US History Premium: With 5 Practice Tests (Barron’s Test Prep)

AP Calculus

Princeton Review AP Calculus AB Premium Prep, 2021: 7 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Strategies & Techniques (College Test Preparation)

Princeton Review AP Calculus BC Prep, 2021: 4 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Strategies & Techniques (College Test Preparation)

AP Calculus Premium: With 12 Practice Tests (Barron’s Test Prep)

AP Statistics

AP Statistics Premium: With 9 Practice Tests (Barron’s Test Prep)

Princeton Review AP Statistics Prep, 2021: 4 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Strategies & Techniques (College Test Preparation)

AP Chemistry

AP Chemistry with Online Tests (Barron’s Test Prep)

Princeton Review AP Chemistry Premium Prep, 2021: 7 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Strategies & Techniques (College Test Preparation)

AP Biology

AP Biology Premium: With 5 Practice Tests (Barron’s Test Prep)

Princeton Review AP Biology Premium Prep, 2021: 6 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Strategies & Techniques (College Test Preparation)

AP English Language & Composition

AP English Language and Composition: With 6 Practice Tests (Barron’s Test Prep)

Princeton Review AP English Language & Composition Premium Prep, 2021: 7 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Strategies & Techniques (College Test Preparation)

AP English Literature & Composition

AP English Literature and Composition: With 7 Practice Tests (Barron’s Test Prep)

Princeton Review AP English Literature & Composition Prep, 2021: Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Strategies & Techniques (College Test Preparation)