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Author Leech, Rebecca, author

Title Scholarship and selection tests : a guide for students and parents / Rebecca Leech
Edition Second edition
Published Camberwell, Victoria : ACER Press, 2013
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [2013]
Camberwell, VIC : ACER Press, 2013


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  371.2620994 Lee/Sas 2013  AVAILABLE
Description x, 107 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Contents note continued: ch. 5 Now what? -- Managing expectations -- Understanding the meaning of results -- Requests for information -- Case study: St Paul's Anglican Grammar School, Gippsland, Victoria
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Getting started -- What are scholarship and selection tests? -- Identifying high-achieving students -- Gifted and talented students -- Deciding to sit for a scholarship or selection test -- Choosing a school -- Registering for a scholarship or selection test -- Case study: Box Hill High School, Melbourne, Victoria -- ch. 2 About the tests -- Answering multiple-choice questions -- Humanities and Reading Comprehension -- Mathematics and Science -- Abstract Reasoning -- Written Expression -- Case study: Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane, Queensland -- ch. 3 Developing skills and abilities -- Practice tests and private tutoring -- Thinking -- Reading -- Writing -- Mathematics -- Case study: Presbyterian Ladies' College, Sydney, New South Wales -- ch. 4 Preparing for the day -- The week before the test -- The day of the test -- During the test -- After the test -- Case Study: Trinity Anglican School, White Rock, Queensland --
Summary Scholarship and Selection Tests: A guide for students and parents aims to help students and parents to better understand scholarship and selection tests, so that students can develop their full potential and parents can support their children do their best when it counts. This second edition contains: updated advice on preparing for scholarship and selection tests example questions and sample answers with detailed explanations, strategies and approaches suggestions on how students can develop the skills and abilities the tests target guidance on how to manage expectations and better understand results
Analysis Australian
Notes "First published 2009 as A Parent's Guide to Scholarship Tests."--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-107)
Subject Ability -- Testing.
Academic achievement.
Examinations -- Australia -- Study guides.
Examinations -- Study guides.
Scholarships -- Australia.
Genre/Form Study guides.
ISBN 1742861563 (paperback)
9781742861562 (paperback)
Other Titles Parent's guide to scholarship tests
A parent's guide to scholarship tests