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Author's Acknowledgments. Preface. Study Guide Checklist. PART IINTRODUCTION. Introduction. PART II: WORKING TOWARD SUCCESS. Language Arts, Writing - Part I: Multiple Choice. Language Arts, Writing - Part II: Essay. Social Studies. Science. Language Arts, Reading. Mathematics. Visual Materials: Charts, Graphs, Maps, Cartoons, Diagrams, Pictures, Language Arts, Writing - Part I: Multiple Choice. Language Arts, Writing - Part II: The Essay. Social Studies. Science. Language Arts, Reading. Mathematics. PART IV: PRACTICE TESTS. Practice Test 1. Scoring and Explanations for Practice Test 1. Practice Test 2. Scoring and Explanations for Practice Test 2.