Confessions Of A High School Word Nerd: Laugh Your Gluteus* Off And Increase Your Sat Verbal Score by Arianne CohenConfessions Of A High School Word Nerd: Laugh Your Gluteus* Off And Increase Your Sat Verbal Score by Arianne Cohen

Confessions Of A High School Word Nerd: Laugh Your Gluteus* Off And Increase Your Sat Verbal Score

byArianne Cohen, Colleen Kinder

Paperback | January 2, 2007

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Effortlessly acquire an SAT vocabulary through hilarious high school essays

Every year, 9 million American students expend large amounts of time and energy preparing for proficiency and entrance exams like the SAT, ACT, PSAT, and SSAT with a heap of vocabulary flash cards and a fat volume of repetitive practice tests. Each one of them, along with their parents and teachers, wishes that there was a less painful way to prepare for test day. There is, and this book is the solution: a collection of ten well-written, entertaining essays by recent college-graduates-turned-writers that honestly and amusingly recount wild, traumatizing, and hilarious high-school events, using common SAT words as a study tool.
(*gluteus: any of the large muscles of the buttocks; esp: gluteus maximus)

Arianne Cohen is the award-winning author of Confessions of a High School Word Nerd, The TALL Book, and The Sex Diaries Project: What We’re Saying About What We’re Doing. Cohen’s work regularly appears in Marie Claire, the New York Times, Vogue, and the Guardian. Cohen has given talks around the world about self-esteem, body image, and...
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Title:Confessions Of A High School Word Nerd: Laugh Your Gluteus* Off And Increase Your Sat Verbal ScoreFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.69 × 5.07 × 0.49 inPublished:January 2, 2007Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143038362

ISBN - 13:9780143038368

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Table of Contents

Confessions of a High School Word NerdIntroduction

1. Confessions of a Diligent Kisser
Laure de Vulpillieres

2. Confessions of a Rebel Trombonist
Chris Heaney

3. Confessions of a Road Hazard
Colleen Kinder

4. Confessions of a Summer-Camp Junkie
Chris Rovzar

5. Confessions of a Vagabond Swimmer
Arianne Cohen

6. Confessions of a Running Disaster
Tom Miller

7. Confessions of an Insane Intern
Kara Loewentheil

8. Confessions of a Ghetto Soccer Star
Lauren Keane

9. Confessions of a Homeschooler
Timothy Michael Cooper

10. Confessions of a Pigsty Prankster
Dave Finney

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