Strategies and Practice for the HSPT (Barron's Test Prep) (Paperback)

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We are pleased to introduce the most comprehensive study guide specifically created for the HSPT. The HSPT (High School Placement Test) is an entrance exam given to students applying to private secondary schools across the country. Unlike other books, this guide solely focuses on the skills, strategies, and practice necessary to be successful on the HSPT. This book features:
  • Thorough breakdown and practice for each subtest of the exam: Verbal Skills, Quantitative Skills, Reading, Mathematics, and Language
  • Examples reflecting every concept, question type, and format so students will be prepared and confident on test day
  • Two full-length practice HSPT tests reflective of the most current content, with explanations and scoring rubrics to monitor student progress and improvement
  • Individual exam subtests for additional timed practice in specific exam areas
  • Detailed answers and explanations for over 1,000 practice questions
  • Vocabulary chapter dedicated to building the skills needed for the Verbal and Reading subtests
  • Valuable test-taking strategies that reinforce key lessons for succeeding on the HSPT

Inside tips by an HSPT expert will give students the advantage over others they need to boost their percentile scores. Strategies and Practice for the HSPT will provide students with the skills and strategies needed to master test content, raise confidence, and succeed on test day.

About the Author

Sandra Smith Martin is a mathematics teacher at St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, MA and an Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. For twenty years, she has developed curriculum for faculty and has worked with students to raise test scores and gain admission to high schools and colleges. Sandra owns and operates the Smith Center for Learning in Georgetown, MA. Sandra has a B.A. from Regis College, an M.B.A. from Salem State University, and an M.S.Ed. in Mathematics from Kaplan University.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781438010946
ISBN-10: 143801094X
Publisher: Barrons Educational Services
Publication Date: February 15th, 2018
Pages: 464
Language: English
Series: Barron's Test Prep