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Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT

4.22  ·  Rating Details  ·  95 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
Announcing the 19971998 edition of UP YOUR SCORE, the only test preparation book written for students by students. It's the strategy guide with attitude -- the book that is everything you need to give 'em hell (Sassy).Originally written by four students who aced the SAT, each new edition is guest-edited by a high schooler who scored 1550 or higher on the SAT (out of a poss ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published December 1st 1996 by Workman Publishing (first published 1987)
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I have to recommend this book to anyone preparing for the SAT. This book is funny, original, and helpful, a nice alternative to the dry, straight-forward material you'll have to read through in most other test prep books. I recommend it mostly for the vocabulary in it, because their definitions are all funny and clever plays on words, and they actually help you remember it a lot better.
Haya S.
It helped me widen my vocabulary but its math and writing lessons were far too easy compared to the "real thing".
Darcy Stewart
Jun 23, 2010 Darcy Stewart rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned
This book really tells you how to ace each section. The book gives you nice little shortcuts and hints. The book breaks up the sections pretty well. I would take the advice. This book is worth your time and money.

The book does exactly what it says. It will bump up your score. You must do that through hard work. I would get another book with just practice tests, if you are going to get this book. The book is very humorous. You'll find the examples really nice. These kids really know what they ar
Star Shining Forever
Hilarious and packed full of gotta-know info for the SAT. Nice to have something fun to read to space out those harder, heavier study books. But its not just all fun—it makes it easier to learn and remember important info. B-) Definitely recommend. My only complaint is some crude humor.
Dec 03, 2008 Sara rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is my absolute best friend now.
It's witty, informative, and caters to the teenager with an abundance of allusions and some mild vulgarity.
Just the way I like it.
If all I did to prepare for the SAT was read this book, I would be confident.
Worth every penny.
Apr 19, 2011 Irene rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
My mom made me read this to prepare for taking the SAT in the 7th grade (?!!?) and it was actually pretty helpful. I'd imagine it was more interesting than most other books on the subject. 2 stars for writing, 4 for content.
Feb 17, 2013 Jess rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This was great and helped me alot with the SAT!!! I recommend this so much! It was hilarious!!!
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Super Helpful!! By far the best SAT book I have found!! They made it super easy to understand. :D
Jun 10, 2013 Patricia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
Helpful, easy to read guide to the SAT, even though I didn't care for most of the jokes.
Mar 04, 2008 Drew rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A funny book that prepares kids for the SAT.
Oct 25, 2009 Patrick rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: textbook
Textbook, No Comment.
Hannah G
Jan 10, 2012 Hannah G rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Funny and entertaining book!
May 25, 2013 Lisa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love the Word list.
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