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1600 Perfect Score The 7 Secrets of Acing the SAT

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ISBN-10: 0060506636

ISBN-13: 9780060506636

Edition: 2003

Authors: Tom Fischgrund

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Drawing on the first study of 1600 scorers conducted with the full cooperation of the College Board, here are the 7 secrets to success on the SAT -- and in life. Every year roughly 2.3 million high school students take the SAT; of those, however, only 650 students on average achieve a perfect score of 1600. Such a statistic raises obvious questions: Who are these kids? What are they like? And how do they do it? In a new landmark study, educator and executive recruiter Tom Fischgrund became the first researcher ever granted comprehensive access to these high academic achievers by the College Board, the body that administers the SAT. Weaving together in-depth interviews with perfect-score…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/16/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Perfect Score Next Door: What Does It Take to Get a 1600?
The 7 Secrets
They're Self-Confident, Self-Effacing, and Self-Motivated
They Are Intellectually Curious, and Excited About Learning New and Different Things
They Read Quickly and Voraciously, Following Their Interests Wherever They Lead
They Develop a Core Group of Passions, Pursue Them Eagerly, and Excel Within Them
They're Proactive; They Create Their Own Luck
They Develop a Social Network of Friends and Family That Gives Them Critical Support
Their Real Goal Isn't to Ace the SAT--but to Succeed in Life
Scoring 1600: Practical Advice and Learning for Life
SAT Advice from Perfect Score Students: What Works, What Doesn't
Frequently Asked Questions About the SAT
Learning for Life
Bibliography