Literature is another SAT II subject test taken by thousands of students across the country. It’s an hour long test in which you can showcase your talent. You can submit your Literature subject test scores to the colleges that are are interested in. Many colleges also give you admission in special courses depending on your SAT II score. Hence if you score good marks in Literature subject test then there are chances that you will be given preferences among students applied for the same course.
If you are planning to take Literature test then certainly you must be having enough interest in the subject. But in order to score good marks, you need to study further according to the SAT II exam. There are number of books available in the market as well as online. Some of which are really best and popular among students taking the SAT exams.
Here is list of best prep books for Literature Subject Test that you can refer :
- Barron’s SAT Subject Test Literature, 6th Edition by Christina Myers-Shaffer M.Ed.
- Cracking the SAT Literature Subject Test, 2013-2014 Edition (College Test Preparation) by Princeton Review
- Kaplan SAT Subject Test Literature (Kaplan Test Prep) by Kaplan
- The Official Study Guide for ALL SAT Subject Tests, 2nd Edition by The College Board
- McGraw-Hill’s SAT Subject Test Literature, 2nd Edition by Stephanie Muntone
Barron’s book has been updated to reflect the latest subject tests in Literature, this manual presents seven full-length practice tests, and two diagnostic tests. Students will also find:
- A review of the seven literary elements that form the basis for the test
- Materials to help strengthen critical reading skills, expand vocabulary, and learn the literary terms
- Help for overcoming distractions and regressions while taking the test
- Puzzles and games designed to increase interest and improve working memory, which research shows can improve reading comprehension test scores
By giving Literature subject test, you can demonstrate that you have an edge over other students. However you must know about the subject being accepted by the colleges in which you want to get admission. Many colleges require more than two subject test. In that case, you have to choose another subject test beside literature and then prepare for both. Get these prep books and start your preparation for the exam. SAT II exams can be given many times a year. You can check the available dates on college boards website.
We will be coming up with PDF study material for Literature along with practice questions which will be useful for you guys. Do as many practice sets as you can before the exam. It will help you in speed and accuracy during the actual exam. Best of luck for SAT.