Presents a study guide with tips, techniques, test-taking advice, and exercises designed to help improve scores on the TABE examination. Top 20 test taking tips -- Mathematics section. Algebra ; Geometry ; Probability and statistics -- Reading section. Reading comprehension ; Critical thinking skills ; Organizing and understanding graphic information ; Testing tips ; Final warnings -- English section. Commas ; Hyphens ; Semicolons ; Sentence correction ; Sentence completions -- Practice tests. Language practice questions ; Reading skills practice questions ; Mathematics computation practice questions ; Applied mathematics practice questions ; Answer explanations ; Language answers ; Reading skill answers ; Mathematics computation answers ; Applied mathematics answers -- Special report: TABE secrets in action -- Special report: How to find a great job in a horrible economy -- Special report: Are you too smart for your current job? -- Special report: Four opportunities for getting a job now -- Special report: An actual top-secret corporate interview file -- Appendix A: Government job listings -- Appendix B: Cover letter template -- Appendix C: Model resume -- Secret key #1: Guessing is not guesswork -- Secret key #2: Prepare, don't procrastinate -- Secret key #3: Test yourself -- General strategies -- Special report: Additional bonus material.