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Best PSAT prep books – Which ones are worth the investment?

Alright, time to hit the books – but which ones? Anyone got recommendations for the best PSAT prep books that actually helped improve their score?

8 months ago

Hi there! One PSAT prep book that's known for being a good one is 'The Princeton Review's PSAT/NMSQT Prep'. It's comprehensive and offers a good mix of strategies and practice problems. Another good one is the 'College Board's Official PSAT/NMSQT Study Guide'. Since it's from the creators of the test, the practice questions are pretty close to what you'll actually see on the PSAT.

Also, just a small tip: regardless of which book you're using , don't forget to review your answers thoroughly, rather than just quickly checking whether you got them right or wrong. Understanding why you missed a question is the key to not missing it the next time, and even with questions you got correct, reviewing your strategy can help crystallize the benefits of that approach in your mind. Good luck with your prep!

8 months ago

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