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These Are the Easiest AP Classes for You

Posted by Halle Edwards | Jul 17, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

 

What are the easiest AP classes and/or the easiest AP tests? Answering this question isn’t so simple as just giving you a list, since there are a lot of factors that could make an AP class easy.

The easiest AP tests could have hard classes to go with them, or vice versa. You also have to think about your school, the national average scores, and your own personal strengths when figuring out which AP courses are relatively easy. But don’t worry – we’ll help you break down these factors and decide which tests will be easiest for you!

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Complete List of AP Courses and Tests

Posted by Halle Edwards | Jul 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Spoiler alert: You have a lot of choices!

 

Have you ever seen the full list of AP classes? Are you confused about which ones you should take? We’ll help you choose your classes by showing you a list of AP courses. We will also reveal which ones are the most popular, and which ones are the hardest to pass. Read on for advice to help you pick your advanced placement courses!

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Exactly How Hard Are AP Tests and Classes?

Posted by Halle Edwards | Jul 5, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Sure, they can help you get college credit and make your transcript more impressive. But are AP tests hard?

The answer isn’t an easy yes or no. You need to consider many factors, including your own academic strengths, your school, and national score statistics. We will guide you through these different factors and help you decide for yourself how hard AP tests will be!

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These Are the Hardest AP Classes and Tests for You

Posted by Halle Edwards | Jun 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Thinking of signing up for AP classes? Want the greatest possible challenge? Or are you trying to avoid biting off more than you can chew?

In this post, we’ll explain what makes an AP class hard, list the hardest AP classes, and help you prepare for them.

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The Expert's Guide to the AP Calculus AB Exam

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Jun 7, 2017 8:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Are you taking the AP Calculus AB exam this spring and want to be well prepared on test day? The AP Calculus AB exam in 2018 will be held Tuesday, May 15th at 8 AM.

Before you sit down to take the final exam, it’s critical to know how the test is formatted, what topics it will cover, and how you’ll be scored. This guide will go over all of that information, as well as show you official sample problems and give you tips on the best way to prepare for AP Calculus AB. 

The exam has undergone recent updates that were first implemented on the May 2017 exam, so this guide will also explain what changes have been made and how they affect your review. The AP Calculus AB exam can sometimes seem overwhelming, but this guide will break it down into clear and manageable information. Let’s get started!

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AP Test Dates 2018: Complete Calendar

Posted by Halle Edwards | Jun 7, 2017 6:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

 

Looking for the 2018 AP exam dates? We have the complete 2018 AP test dates, as well as advice for getting through the busy May exam season. Keep reading to stay on top of your 2017-18 schedule and for tips on dealing with the stress of endless AP tests!

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When do AP Scores Come Out? 2017

Posted by Halle Edwards | Jun 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

 
Waiting by your computer won't make the scores appear any faster.

The AP Exams are right around the corner, so you’re probably wondering: when do AP scores come out?

Unfortunately, you have to wait a bit longer than you would for SAT or ACT scores. Find out exactly when AP exam scores come out, where to find them, and what you can do in the meantime.

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The Expert's Guide to the AP Biology Exam

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Jun 5, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you're taking AP Biology, it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with the exam before you get too far into the course. Preparing ahead of time for the format of the exam and fully understanding which concepts are covered can go a long way towards earning a high score (and potentially getting college credit).

This article will take you through the structure and scoring of the exam, plus give you some tips on the best ways to study for AP Biology!

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The Expert's Guide to the AP Psychology Exam

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Jun 4, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Taking AP Exams can be stressful, but if you know what to expect on test day, you can eliminate a lot of that anxiety. The AP Psychology exam is one of the more popular AP tests, and it has a pretty straightforward format and scoring system. In this article, I'll tell you what's on the AP Psychology test, how it's graded, and which prep methods you should use to get a great score. 

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The Complete Guide to the AP World History Exam

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Jun 1, 2017 6:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Before you start studying for the AP World History exam, you should get the inside scoop on its format and content. The types of questions you'll see might differ from your expectations. It's especially smart to practice writing essay outlines based on past questions before you're faced with fresh prompts on the test. In this article, I'll go through the structure, content, and question types on the exam and provide some helpful tips for acing it!

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Every AP Literature Practice Test Available: Free and Official

Posted by Ellen McCammon | May 30, 2017 8:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

When you’re studying for your AP Literature Exam, you’re going to want to use practice tests and questions to hone your skills. But where can you find AP literature practice tests? And are all practice exams equally useful for you? 

The real exam has 55 multiple-choice questions and three free-response questions, but there are practice tests with every conceivable number and combination of question types. 

In this article, you’ll learn where to find every official College Board AP English Literature and Composition practice exam, free unofficial tests, and paid practice test resources. You’ll also find out which tests are high-quality and how you can best use different practice exams to fulfill your studying needs.

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Is AP Psychology Hard? 5 Key Factors Discussed

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | May 17, 2017 9:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Before you sign up for any AP class, it's helpful to get an idea of whether you’ll be able to handle the workload (and the exam!). AP Psychology is a popular AP class that is offered at many schools, so you might have the chance to take it at some point in your high school career. But is AP psychology hard? Or is it a walk in the AP park? I’ll tell you which factors go into judging the difficulty of an AP class and examine what they tell us about the AP Psychology class and exam specifically.

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Is AP Biology Hard? An Expert Discussion

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Mar 12, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

AP Biology is a popular AP class, and many students are curious about the challenges it presents. Is AP Biology hard? Will you spend hours upon hours studying for the class? Are you likely to fail the exam? Or are AP tests much easier than they seem?

In this article, I’ll look at statistics, course material, and student perceptions to present you with a clear picture of the difficulty level of the class and exam. I'll also give you some tips to help you figure out how challenging AP Biology will be for you based on your academic strengths and weaknesses.  

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AP Scores in College Admissions: Do They Really Matter?

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Mar 2, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP), College Admissions

Since you put so much effort into studying and taking AP tests, you’re probably wondering: do colleges look at AP scores? How is all of your AP-related effort going to affect the admissions process?

In this guide, we’ll illuminate the relationship between AP scores and college admissions. We’ll discuss how important AP scores are for your application and how AP classes matter for college admission. We’ll also discuss what being an AP Scholar means for your admissions chances!

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The Best AP US History Books: Full Expert Reviews

Posted by Halle Edwards | Feb 1, 2017 8:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Need some help studying for AP US History? Look no further. In this post, we cover the best AP US History books – from textbooks to prep books, and even study tools like flashcards and websites. Read on to get the best tools for studying for the exam!

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