MAT For Dummies

MAT For Dummies

by Vince Kotchian, Edwin Kotchian

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Score your highest on the MAT? Easy.

The MAT exam is one of the hardest intellectual challenges in the field of standardized testing. Students preparing to take this exam need a chance to practice the analogy skills necessary to score well on this test, which MAT For Dummies provides with its six full-length practice tests and plethora of other test preparation suggestions.

MAT For Dummies includes test-specific analogy strategies, practice and review for each content area, word/terms lists covering the major subject categories, and six practice tests with detailed answer banks.

  • Goes beyond content knowledge and teaches you the test-taking skills you need to maximize your score
  • Includes six full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations
  • Helps you score high on MAT exam day

If you're a potential graduate student preparing for the MAT, this hands-on, friendly guide helps you score higher.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118592038
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/02/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 470,168
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Vince Kotchian is a full-time standardized test tutor specializing in the MAT, SSAT, ISEE, ACT, GRE, and GMAT. He teaches a GRE prep course at the University of California, San Diego, and has an extensive understanding of analogies and the MAT.

Edwin Kotchian is a MAT tutor and freelance writer who has contributed to a variety of test-prep material.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Introducing the MAT: Learning about Analogies, Planning, and Test-Taking 5

Chapter 1: All About the MAT 7

Chapter 2: Analogies from A to Z 15

Chapter 3: Types of Analogies and How to Solve Them 25

Chapter 4: Creating a Smart MAT Preparation Plan 41

Part II: Conquering the Content: Reviewing Vocabulary, Knowledge, and Culture 51

Chapter 5: Working with Words and Language 53

Chapter 6: Handling the Humanities 73

Chapter 7: Studying the Social Sciences 97

Chapter 8: Studying Science and Math 117

Part III: MAT Practice Exams 135

Chapter 9: MAT Practice Test #1 137

Chapter 10: Answers to MAT Practice Test #1 149

Chapter 11: MAT Practice Test #2 155

Chapter 12: Answers to MAT Practice Test #2 167

Chapter 13: MAT Practice Test #3 173

Chapter 14: Answers to MAT Practice Test #3 185

Chapter 15: MAT Practice Test #4 191

Chapter 16: Answers to MAT Practice Test #4 203

Chapter 17: MAT Practice Test #5 209

Chapter 18: Answers to MAT Practice Test #5 221

Chapter 19: MAT Practice Test #6 227

Chapter 20: Answers to MAT Practice Test #6 239

Part IV: The Part of Tens 245

Chapter 21: Ten Tried-and-True Test Tips 247

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Fight off Test-Related Anxiety 251

Part V: The Appendixes 255

Appendix A: Graduate Level Vocabulary 257

Appendix B: Making the MAT Work for You 319

Index 323

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MAT for Dummies 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought the Nook version of this book and used it to study for my MAT exam that I took a couple of weeks ago. I found this book to be very helpful along with the MAT practice exams on the Pearson site. I did well on my exam and consider this purchase well worth the money.
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