By Tom Fischgrund
Drawing at the first examine of 1600 scorers performed with the entire cooperation of the varsity Board, listed below are the 7 secrets and techniques to good fortune at the SAT -- and in life.Every yr approximately 2.3 million highschool scholars take the SAT; of these, even though, in simple terms 650 scholars on ordinary in attaining an ideal rating of 1600. this kind of statistic increases noticeable questions: who're those little ones? What are they prefer? and the way do they do it?In a brand new landmark examine, educator and govt recruiter Tom Fischgrund turned the 1st researcher ever granted complete entry to those excessive educational achievers by means of the varsity Board, the physique that administers the SAT. Weaving jointly in-depth interviews with perfect-score scholars, insights from their mom and dad, and unique university Board information, in 1600 ideal rating he unearths the 7 secrets and techniques that separate the cream from the crop.Among the RevelationsAttending small deepest faculties (or any university with sessions) does not regularly make a tremendous distinction ... yet having powerful kinfolk aid doesPaying for pricey periods or tutors doesn'talways make a tremendous distinction ... yet takinglots of perform checks at domestic doesHaving a strongly motivating instructor does not regularly make an immense distinction ... yet having an autonomous ardour for studying certainly doesPacked with exciting case reports and functional recommendation -- and assistance from the 1600 scorers themselves -- this crucial booklet brings challenging facts and a brand new, extra human viewpoint to 1 of the best demanding situations mom and dad all over face: the right way to make certain their young children have the easiest probability to thrive in highschool, collage, and past.
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