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Course SummaryLet us help you get ready to take the New Jersey COOP exam with this engaging practice course. Our text and video lessons and quizzes act as a comprehensive study guide you can use to review all the topics you could find on the test so you're ready for exam day.
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About This Course
This COOP Exam - New Jersey course offers a variety of resources you can use to prepare for this high school admissions exam. Short and engaging video lessons cover all sections of the test to ensure you can answer questions with confidence. Each lesson offers a self-assessment quiz you can use to test your comprehension of the concepts covered. You can also access full transcripts with easily identifiable vocabulary words to review the lessons in their written form. After watching the lessons, you will understand the following:
- Sequences and analogies, quantitative reasoning, and verbal reasoning and word meaning
- Reading interpretation and analysis, as well as reading comprehension and language expression
- Math concepts that include number operations, integers, decimals, fractions, scientific notation, geometry, data analysis, statistics and mathematical reasoning
About the Exam
The Cooperative (COOP) Admissions Examination Program tests students in the 8th grade who are interested in attending Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Newark and the Diocese of Paterson in the metropolitan areas of New Jersey. The paper exam is all multiple-choice questions and broken into seven tests that address two components: aptitude and achievement. The tests measure verbal and non-verbal abilities, as well as comprehension of reading, language arts and math. The exam is taken in November and available at various locations in north New Jersey.
Preparing & Registering for the COOP Exam - New Jersey
The chapters in this course address the two components of the COOP exam. To prepare for the sections in this aptitude component, review chapters that examine verbal reasoning, word meaning, sequences, analogies and quantitative reasoning. This course also explores examine math concepts you will find in the achievement component, including arithmetic operations, estimation, percent, square roots, transformations, the Pythagorean theorem, and math sequences. You can learn more about reading comprehension and language expression, which are covered in the achievement component. Practice exams can gauge your readiness to take the exam. You can submit any questions on lesson topics to expert tutors and coaches.
Registration for the COOP exam starts in September and must be completed 2-4 weeks prior to taking the exam. You can register online or via a paper application obtained from any Catholic elementary or high school in Diocese of Paterson or Archdiocese of Newark. On the day of the test, you should bring your admission card with a verification ID, like a library card, and sharpened No. 2 pencils. No calculators, calculator watches or other electronic devices are permitted. Students who don't register by the deadline may be accepted as walk-ins if the testing site is not full. Individuals who have a valid excuse for not taking the test on the exam date can make it up eight days later for an additional fee.
Scoring for the COOP Exam - New Jersey
COOP exam scores are released in January and provided to parents of the student test takers. Students are able to choose three high schools to which they would like their scores sent. The COOP ID for each school must be included on the student's answer sheet on the day of the test to ensure scores are sent to the correct schools.
Test topics covered: Patterns and sequences of figures, letters and numbers; recognition of special relationships; ordered patterns; progressions; combinations of parts to form a whole
What you'll study: The lessons on sequences in this course cover the introduction to sequences, how to identify patterns and sequences of figures, and geometric sequences.
Test topics covered: Relationships among picture pairs, parallel relationships between incomplete picture pairs
What you'll study: This course can help you study by reviewing how to determine the relationships among picture pairs.
Test topics covered: Use of numbers to show quantitative reasoning abilities
What you'll study: Lessons explore the definition of quantitative reasoning, how to use mathematical models to solve problems, problem-solving strategies, how to use reason to calculate probability, and the use of math in everyday life.
Verbal Reasoning - Words
Test topics covered: Reasoning deductively, analyzing category attributions, discerning relationships and patterns
What you'll study: You can review all the lessons in the verbal reasoning and word meaning chapter, while focusing on lessons examining the meaning of verbal reasoning, verbal reasoning skills, deductive reasoning, critical thinking, evaluating reasoning, understand words by their relationships, synonyms and antonyms, spelling and word patterns, using affixes and roots, and connotation and denotation.
Verbal Reasoning - Context
Test topics covered: Solve verbal problems by reasoning deductively, identify essential elements of concepts presented in short passages, draw logical conclusions
What you'll study: Review all the lessons in the verbal reasoning and word meaning chapter, while placing a special focus on verbal reasoning skills and strategies, deductive reasoning, understanding words by their relationships, evaluating reasoning, and constructing meaning with context clues.
Reading and Language Arts
Test topics covered: Reading comprehension, language expression, vocabulary
What you'll study: The reading and language arts chapters explore reading interpretation and analysis, as well as reading comprehension and language expression.
Test topics covered: Number relations, computation, estimation, operation concepts, measurement, geometry and special sense, data analysis, probability, patterns, functions, reasoning
What you'll study: Chapters covering mathematics in this course explore numbers and arithmetic operations, integers, irrational and rational numbers, inequalities, estimation, decimals, fractions, percent, ratios, rates, proportion, exponents and exponential expressions, scientific notation, measurement, geometry and geometric shape properties, symmetry, similarity, congruence, properties of lines, graphing basics, transformations, triangles, triangle theorems and proofs, the Pythagorean theorem, tables, charts, graphs, data analysis and statistics, probability and permutations, mathematical sequences and series, properties of functions, graphing functions, and mathematical reasoning.
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