Required Reading: Test Takers Manual
All too often the intelligence of the smartest and most creative kids doesn’t show up on standardized tests, like the SAT and ACT. With a combination of proven test-taking techniques and stress management, Ben Bernstein’s “Test Success!” can help any kid do his or her best. The 200-page book deals with everything from calming down and being confident to the differences among popular tests and special sections for parents and teachers. It costs $20.