Master the ACT and get into the college you want... Our ACT test experts show you the right way to prepare for this important test and score higher. REA's new and fully expanded 5th edition examines all ACT assessment subject areas including in-depth coverage of the ACT's new Writing Test. The comprehensive review covers every possible exam topic: Reading, English, Math, and Science. Features 5 full-length practice exams. Each practice exam question is fully explained to help you better understand the subject material. Use the book's appendix and index for speedy look-ups and smarter searches. Follow up your study with REA's proven test-taking strategies, powerhouse drills and study schedule that get you ready to master the ACT. DETAILS - Comprehensive review of every subject to appear on the ACT assessment: Reading, Math, English, and Science - Contains the ACT's latest change - the all-new Writing Test - Dynamic diagnostic exam pinpoints your exam strengths and weaknesses - Flexible study schedule tailored to your needs - Packed with proven test tips, strategies and advice to help you master the ACT - 5 full-length practice ACT assessment exams. Each exam question is answered in complete detail with easy-to-follow, easy-to-grasp explanations. - Fully indexed for quicker and smarter searches. - Bonus College Guide on how to choose your college wisely TABLE OF CONTENTS ACT INDEPENDENT STUDY SCHEDULE Chapter 1: SCORING HIGH ON THE ACT ASSESSMENT About Our Book About the ACT How to Use this Book Format of the ACT About the Review Sections Scoring the ACT Scoring Worksheet Raw Score Conversion Chart Subscore Conversion Chart: Raw Score to Scaled Score Studying for the ACT Test-Taking Tips The Day of the Exam Chapter 2: CHOOSING A COLLEGE How Do I Find College Information? Types of Institutions What Am I Looking for in a College? What Do Colleges Look for? Visiting Colleges Athletics How to Apply Chapter 3: ACT ASSESSMENT DIAGNOSTIC EXAM ACT Assessment Diagnostic Exam Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers Chapter 4: ATTACKING THE ACT ENGLISH TEST Description of the ACT English Test About the Directions Strategies for the English Section Skills Tested Standard Written English Review Rhetorical Skills Review Answer Key for Drills Chapter 5: ATTACKING THE ACT MATHEMATICS TEST Description of the ACT Mathematics Test About the Directions Strategies for the Mathematics Section Skills Tested Arithmetic Review Algebra Review Geometry and Trigonometry Review Answer Key for Drills Chapter 6: ATTACKING THE ACT READING TEST Description of the ACT Reading Test About the Directions Strategies for the Reading Section Skills Tested Reading Review Answer Key for Drill Chapter 7: ATTACKING THE ACT SCIENCE REASONING TEST Description of the ACT Science Reasoning Test About the Directions Strategies for the Science Reasoning Section Skills Tested Sample Passages and Questions Biology Review Chemistry Review Physics Review Earth Science Review Geology Review Astronomy Review Meteorology Review Answer Key for Drills PRACTICE EXAM I Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers PRACTICE EXAM II Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers PRACTICE EXAM III Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers PRACTICE EXAM IV Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers ANSWER SHEETS (WITH SUBSCORE-AREA CODING) ATTACKING THE ACT WRITING TEST APPENDIX INDEX EXCERPT About Research & Education Association Research & Education Association (REA) is an organization of educators,Brass, Charles is the author of 'Act Assessment The Best Test Prep for the Act', published 2004 under ISBN 9780738600734 and ISBN 0738600733.