Are you considering catapulting your academic achievements by enrolling in an undergraduate course in the USA? If yes, then you are on the right track. But to fulfill your dreams, you must prepare diligently and leave no stone unturned. SAT is the official test that analyses your reasoning and analytical skills. If you score well, you can take admission in a reputed college. And if you further want to increase your chances of obtaining an admission, you can appear for SAT Subject tests as well.
SAT Subject tests are conducted by The College Board to test the proficiency of a candidate pertaining to a particular subject. Here, we have discussed the best Subject books that will assist you in clearing SAT 2018 with flying colors. There are a total of 20 Subjects in SAT examination. These are:
|Literature||United States History||World History||Mathematics Level 1|
|Mathematics Level 2||Biology E/M||Chemistry||Physics|
|Chinese with Listening||French||French with Listening||German|
|German with Listening||Modern Hebrew||Italian||Japanese with Listening|
|Korean with Listening||Latin||Spanish||Spanish with Listening|
Some of the facts associated with SAT Subject Tests:
- Some colleges specify the Subject Tests that the applicants should appear for
- Subjects tests are multiple choice tests of one-hour duration
- You can take up to 3 Subject Tests
- There is a fixed registration fee and individual Subject Test fee
- Generally, Subject tests are scheduled in August, October, November, December, May, and June
Best Books for Subject Tests Preparation
- The College Board
The College Board is the official organization responsible for conducting the SAT. The Official Study Guide for all SAT Subject Tests is a complete guide that focuses on all the Subject tests conducted for SAT. There are 20 actual tests in the original format. Along with the tests, you get detailed solutions for the answers. Further, each Subject has been explained in an elaborate manner. There are two audio CDs for the six Language with Listening tests.
In addition to this, The College Board publishes individual Subject Guides as well. These guides contain study material along with the practice sets.
- The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review publishes Cracking the SAT series for the Subject Tests conducted for SAT 2018. These books contain full-length tests according to the latest format of the examination. Further, they have dedicated chapters discussing the syllabus content. To solve questions in the shortest time period, the authors have mentioned key strategies as well. After you have studied everything, you can solve sample questions to hone your skills.
Kaplan Subject Test Books for SAT examination incorporate diverse strategies and methodologies to equip aspirants with the required knowledge. They offer a diagnostic test that helps you in identifying your strengths and weaknesses. They have full-length mock tests for practice purposes. In addition to these, summaries of the syllabus content, sample questions and answers, and quizzes aid in memorizing content in the most subtle manner.
Barron’s self-help preparation books are quite popular amongst SAT aspirants. Along with the book, you can also purchase CD-ROM that contains two full-length mock tests with detailed solutions and automatic scoring provision. The book contains self-diagnostic test, some model papers, and in-depth review of the syllabus content. At last, you can mug up the formulas mentioned at the end of the book.