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Is AP Chemistry Hard? 5 Key Factors Considered

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 22, 2020 7:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

AP Chemistry is an intimidating subject if you're not familiar with the material. There are all these weird formulas with superscripts and subscripts to remember, and it involves what some students view as an unpleasant amount of math. But is AP Chemistry as hard as it sounds?

In this article, I'll examine five different factors to reach a conclusion regarding the true difficulty level of AP Chemistry in comparison with other high-level classes.

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Every AP Chemistry Practice Test Available: Free and Official

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 22, 2020 5:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

What's the best way to study for AP Chemistry? Practice, practice, practice. This article will provide you with links to every practice test and quiz for AP Chemistry that's available online, including full official and unofficial tests, shorter quizzes that cover each topic area, and other prep services you can access with a subscription!

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The Ultimate AP Chemistry Study Guide

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 22, 2020 3:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Studying for the AP Chemistry exam is a challenging undertaking. There are so many different topics and types of problems that you're expected to master, some of which you might not have fully understood in your class.

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The Best AP Chemistry Notes to Study With

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 22, 2020 3:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

It can be difficult to keep your notes organized throughout the school year, especially in a class that covers so much content. This article will give you links to notes on every topic included in the AP Chemistry curriculum. If you're missing some of your notes, or if you just want a more structured overview of what you need to know for the exam, you've come to the right place! I'll also give you some study tips so that you can use both these notes and the notes you took throughout the year to your best advantage.

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The 5 Best AP Chemistry Books: Full Expert Reviews

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 22, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

The more challenging the subject, the more helpful it is to have a good review book. Since AP Chemistry is considered one of the most difficult classes in the AP canon, it's smart to pick up some additional resources to aid in your studying.

There are quite a few popular review books out there, but some are more useful than others. In this guide, I'll provide detailed descriptions of the best AP Chemistry review books so you can choose the right one based on your needs as a student.

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The Best AP Chemistry Review Guide 2020

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 22, 2020 10:08:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Not sure how to begin studying for the AP Chemistry exam? This review guide will help you figure out what's on the test and how you can ace it.

I'll go over the AP Chem exam structure, provide sample questions in each format, list the concepts you can expect to see on the test, and give you some tips on how to get the most out of your studying. I just looked into my PrepScholar Crystal Ball™ and saw a 5 in your future, so get ready to kick this test's butt.

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How to Ace Your AP Chemistry Labs

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Labs play a significant role in AP Chemistry, and knowledge of experimental procedures is critical for the final exam. If you're an AP Chemistry student (or are considering becoming one), this guide will help you understand what to expect from the lab components of the course.

I'll provide an overview of the types of AP Chemistry labs you'll see, the amount of time you'll spend on them, and what a real lab procedure looks like. You'll also learn how lab reports are structured and what you can do during the lab to ensure that you're getting the most out of your experience!

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AP Chemistry FRQ: How to Ace the Free Response Questions

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 22, 2020 9:41:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Practicing free-response questions is one of the best things you can do to improve your AP Chemistry score. Not only will you excel on the free-response section, but you'll also know the material so well that the multiple-choice questions will be a piece of cake.

In this article, I'll tell you all about the free-response section of the exam, give you some tips on how to solve AP Chemistry FRQs, and go through a couple of sample problems from recent exams so you can get a feel for what they're like!

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Every AP US History Practice Exam Available: Free and Official

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 16, 2020 5:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you want to do well on the AP US History exam, you have to practice! Practice tests can help you organize your prep logically around areas of the curriculum that are most challenging for you. This article provides a complete list of all official and unofficial AP US History practice test materials available online, as well as detailed instructions and tips on how to use them in your studying.

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The 4 Best AP US History Textbooks, Reviewed

Posted by Halle Edwards | Feb 15, 2020 1:53:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

What are the best AP US History textbooks you can buy? Which books should you use in your course and AP exam prep? In this article, we'll go over the most popular APUSH textbooks as well as some books to consider if you're self-studying or on a budget. Read on if you're looking to get your own AP US History textbook!

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How to Do Well in an AP Class: Your Complete Guide

Posted by Ashley Robinson | Feb 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you’re reading this it’s because you’re considering taking Advanced Placement (AP) high school classes or you’re already enrolled in AP classes. That’s great! AP courses are a great way to prepare for college, raise your GPA, and even earn college credit. 

But in order for you to get the full benefit out of your AP classes, you’ll need to make sure you know how to prepare for AP classes. That can be tricky: AP classes are designed to be harder, so you’ll need to be proactive about learning class material if you want to earn As. 

We’re here to help. This article will help you develop the skills and tools you need to excel in every AP class you take. We’ll discuss: 

  • What an AP class is, and why they’re beneficial
  • A quiz to help you identify your biggest pain points when it comes to succeeding in AP classes
  • Specialized study tips customized to show you how to do well in an AP class
  • A hypothetical weekly schedule designed to show you how to manage AP classes

There’s a lot to cover, so let’s get started!

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The Best AP US History Notes to Study With

Posted by Halle Edwards | Feb 12, 2020 2:19:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Want some notes to help break down your AP US History class? Or are you looking to brush up on a historical period you're having a hard time remembering?

We have detailed notes organized by US History units, which work with the most recent AP US History guidelines. Read on to get help with AP US History and learn how to prepare for the test.

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Is AP World History Hard? Expert Discussion

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 12, 2020 9:52:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

AP World History seems like it would be a pretty hard class. There's so much to cover—I mean, it's nearly 1,000 years of global human history! But how much do you really need to know? And how do people usually do on the AP test? In this article, I will examine five different factors to make a conclusion about the difficulty level of AP World History.

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The Ultimate AP US History Study Guide

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 8, 2020 4:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Studying for the AP US History course is an exercise in memorization and critical thinking. Multiple-choice questions ask you to read and analyze documents based on your historical knowledge, while essay questions require similar skills but with the added challenge of synthesizing your ideas into a coherent argument that incorporates both outside knowledge and evidence given to you.

In this comprehensive AP US History study guide, I will give you all the resources and strategies you need to prepare for the AP exam and any other test that comes your way in this course!

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AP Psychology Practice Tests: Complete Collection

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Feb 8, 2020 10:28:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Practice tests are some of the best review tools for AP Psychology. They'll give you insight into your areas of weakness and prepare you for the structure and content of the real test. In this article, I'll list all the official and unofficial practice tests available online and provide advice on how to use them to get a great score on the AP test.

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