Master Writing Skills for the SAT prepares students for the SAT writing test with a detailed review of the English usage, grammar, and writing skills that are tested on the exam as well as expert test-taking strategies. Beginning with a diagnostic test to determine a student’s strengths and weakness, this book also includes a chapter of essay writing review—the essay, the writing process, writing an “Excellent” essay, types of essays, and advice for planning and writing the required essay. There is a comprehensive review of the multiple-choice section of usage and grammar. Students demonstrate their knowledge with practice questions at the end of each review chapter and four full-length practice tests. Unique "Take It to the Next Level" section offers further review and guidance for those who want to score even higher.