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Cost:

Low

Effectiveness:

Low

Value:

Low

The Basics: SAT Prep Books are often a key piece of any effective study program. In fact, certain SAT books, like those including practice tests, are of such high quality and usefulness that they should be required for all SAT preparation.

Note: SAT Books alone are not the most effective form of SAT Prep. We recommend the use of Hybrid SAT Prep Programs.

Pros:
    • Some of the greatest tips, tricks, strategies, and skills have been captured in SAT Prep books. Books also present the best possible way of acquiring practice exams, a necessary part of any study program. Books are relatively inexpensive when compared to other SAT prep options.
Cons:
    • Without a careful plan or detailed instructions books alone offer little value to the student. The books can be intimidating, confusing, and lacking of structure if not paired with a high quality course.
Verdict:

SAT Prep books are most valuable when paired with high quality courses.

Top SAT Prep Books:

 Book NamePriceAmazon Link
The Official College Board Guide to the SATThe Official College Board Guide to the SAT$14.95
Barron's SAT, 4th EditionBarron’s SAT (26th Edition)$13.95
McGraw Hill’s 12 Practice SATsMcGraw Hill’s 12 Practice SATs$14.95
SAT Prep Black BookSAT Prep Black Book$16.95
Dr. John Chung's SAT MathDr. John Chung's SAT Math$27.95
Barron's SAT 2400, 4th EditionBarron's SAT 2400, 4th Edition$13.95
Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the SAT 2014Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the SAT 2014$16.95
Cracking the SAT, 2013 EditionCracking the SAT, 2013 Edition$29.95

 

 

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