Which ACT test prep book(s) should I buy for my niece?
July 10, 2011 3:02 PM   Subscribe

Which ACT test prep book(s) should I buy for my niece?

She is currently working with a test prep tutor to help her with the SAT. He recommended Gruber's Complete SAT Guide for the SAT, but Gruber's ACT guide has some poor reviews on Amazon.
posted by braveterry to Education (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
The skills she gains from her SAT prep will be 80% helpful for the ACT.

But she should familiarize herself with the differences (mostly science section) and any book will do.
posted by k8t at 3:05 PM on July 10, 2011

"Real ACT" is quite helpful, as is Dissecting the ACT 2.0.
posted by amiableamy at 3:26 PM on July 10, 2011

The SAT and ACT are actually pretty different, especially the English sections. I've taught a number of students out ofthis book with some pretty good results.
posted by Garm at 4:59 PM on July 10, 2011

Response by poster: I ended up getting her a copy of Crash Course for the ACT. Thanks for your feedback!
posted by braveterry at 4:09 PM on August 10, 2011

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