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Expert's Guide to the AP Literature Exam

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Posted by Ellen McCammon | Dec 1, 2021 8:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you're planning to take the AP English Literature and Composition exam, you'll need to get familiar with what to expect on the test. Whether the 2022 test date of Wednesday, May 4, is near or far, I'm here to help you get serious about preparing for the exam.

In this guide, I'll go over the test's format and question types, how it's graded, best practices for preparation, and test-day tips. You'll be on your way to AP English Lit success in no time!

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The Expert's Guide to the AP Psychology Exam

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Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Nov 17, 2021 7:00:00 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 Ultimate Guide to the AP Statistics Exam

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Posted by Christine Sarikas | Nov 17, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Are you taking AP Statistics? If so, you're likely wondering what to expect from the AP Statistics exam. Before you sit down to take the final test, it's important to understand how the AP Stats test is formatted, what topics it will cover, and how it'll be scored.

This guide will explain all of that information, show you official sample problems and give you tips on the best way to prepare for the AP Statistics test.

In 2022, the AP Statistics exam will take place on Thursday, May 5th at 12:00pm.

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The Expert's Guide to the AP Human Geography Exam

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Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Nov 17, 2021 10:25:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

AP Human Geography is an investigation of how the human species has populated the earth and developed different cultures, political systems, and means of production. This is a subject that can be a little hard to pin down because it represents an intersection of lots of different information.

How does the College Board test such a wide range of topics? Continue reading to gain a better understanding of the lay of the land (so to speak) on the AP Human Geography exam!

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The Ultimate Guide to the AP US History Exam

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Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Nov 17, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

The AP US History exam involves critical reading, writing, and in-depth analysis. It's not just about memorizing names and dates, but rather interpreting historical evidence quickly and accurately, recalling outside information on a topic, and synthesizing your ideas into a coherent argument.

In this guide, we'll give you a rundown of the format and structure of the AP US History test along with a brief content outline, sample questions, and some tips for a great score.

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The Best (and Worst) Online AP Courses, Reviewed

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Posted by Ellen McCammon | Sep 9, 2021 5:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of online AP courses. So how are you supposed to find the best one for you?

To help you sort through your options, I'll quickly go over what makes a good online AP course. Then I'll discuss the best-reviewed online AP courses, some popular online AP class providers, and wrap up with some classes that you should avoid.

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An Expert Guide to the AP Macroeconomics Exam

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Posted by Ashley Robinson | Aug 30, 2021 3:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you’re taking AP Macroeconomics, it’s important to start preparing for the exam as early as you can. Familiarizing yourself with what the AP exam will be like is a crucial stepping stone to achieving the score you want...and (hopefully!) earning college credit

This article provides a complete guide to the structure and scoring of the AP Macroeconomics exam as well as essential tips on how to study for AP Macroeconomics. 

There’s a lot to cover here, so let’s begin!

 

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The Best AP European History Study Guide

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Posted by Christine Sarikas | Aug 27, 2021 6:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Are you taking AP European History? If so, you know the big AP test occurs in May. Doing well on this exam is a great boost to your college applications, and it can even earn you college credit. So how can you ensure you get the score you want? That's where we come in! This AP European History study guide covers everything you need for your AP Euro review. Read on to learn what the AP Euro exam will be like (including looking at sample questions), what topics the exam will cover, how to create a personalized study plan, and the tips to follow to help you get your best score.

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Every AP European History Practice Test Available: Free and Official

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Posted by Christine Sarikas | Aug 27, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Are you taking the AP European History exam and want to make sure you're prepared? One of the best ways to measure your progress and learn which areas you need to focus on is to take practice exams. There are a lot of AP Euro History practice tests available; however, some are higher-quality than others. Taking a poorly written practice exam can cause you to study the wrong things and give you an inaccurate picture of what the real AP exam will be like.

In this guide, I'll go over every AP Euro practice test available, explain if and how you should use each one, and end with a schedule you can follow to help you incorporate practice tests into your study plans.

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Is AP European History Hard? Expert Discussion

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Posted by Christine Sarikas | Aug 26, 2021 2:00:00 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 European History 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 European History hard? What if you're naturally good at remembering historical facts or have a lot of experience with AP classes? In this guide, we'll go over the five factors to consider when judging the difficulty of an AP class and explain how you can use this information to predict how hard AP Euro will be for you.  

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The Best AP Macroeconomics Practice Tests You Can Get

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Posted by Ashley Robinson | Aug 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you’re starting the process of studying for your AP Macroeconomics exam and want to make sure you’re as prepared as possible, there’s nothing better than taking practice tests. Studying with AP Macroeconomics practice tests will familiarize you with the types of questions you’ll see on the exam, expose you to the exam format and length, and give you insight into what material you might be struggling with. 

But where can you find great AP Macro practice tests? We've compiled a list of the best AP Macroeconomics practice exams out there, and we’ll give you a few tips on how to use them to potentially boost your score. 

Ready? Let’s dive in! 

 

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When Are AP Tests? The Complete AP Exam Schedule

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Posted by Ellen McCammon | Aug 11, 2021 3:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

As the school year starts to wind down, you might be asking yourself: when are AP exams? In this article, I'll break down everything you need to know about the AP exam schedule, including when they usually take place, the specific schedule for this year, what to do if you find yourself in an AP schedule mishap, and how you can leverage the schedule to best plan your studying.

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These Are the Hardest AP Classes and Tests for You

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Posted by Halle Edwards | Aug 11, 2021 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 Complete AP Macroeconomics Study Guide

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Posted by Ashley Robinson | Aug 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

So you’ve been working hard in your AP Macroeconomics class, and it’s time to start studying for the exam. Even though this can seem like a daunting task, if you get an early start and follow a set plan, you’ll be on your way to getting the score you want!

Want to know how to study for AP Macroeconomics? In this complete AP Macroeconomics study guide, we’ll provide you with all the resources and strategies you need to create an awesome, effective study plan

Ready to hit the books? Then let’s get started. 

 

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Is AP Macroeconomics Hard?

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Posted by Ashley Robinson | Aug 4, 2021 3:00:00 PM

Advanced Placement (AP)

Taking AP courses is a big commitment. It’s a good idea to learn everything you can about an AP course before signing up—including how challenging the class is. 

If you’re considering taking AP Macroeconomics, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’re going to answer the question, “Is AP Economics hard?” by covering the following info: 

  • The five factors that determine the difficulty of an AP class
  • What the statistics say about how hard AP Macroeconomics is
  • How real students answer the question, “Is AP Macroeconomics hard?”
  • Three tips for finding out if AP Macro will be hard for you

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

 

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