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AP French language
Ellen Valtri Knauer.
Piscataway, N.J. : Research & Education Association, c2010.
Are You Serious About Scoring a 5? Then Get REA's AP French Language Test Prep with 3 Audio CDs - The #1 Choice for Serious Students! REA's AP French Language test prep gives you everything you need to score a 5 on the exam! Written by a French instructor, this new edition of our popular test prep is completely up-to-date and aligned with the official AP French Language exam. The targeted review chapters offer in-depth coverage of the language, vocabulary, speaking, and listening skills tested on the AP French Language exam. The test prep comes complete with three CDs that include audio for a standard CD player and any portable music player. You'll learn all the adjectives, nouns verbs, vocabulary, and rules of grammar you need to excel on the test. Each detailed lesson contains drills with explanations of answers, so you can study smarter and score a 5! Our test prep includes three audio CDs (in CD-Audio and MP3 formats) that prepare you for the listening and speaking portions of the exam, plus three full-length practice tests with detailed explanations of all answers. The practice tests are composed of every type of question that can be expected on the actual AP French Language exam, so you can "practice for real" and target your strengths and weaknesses before the test. Pre-exam practice exercises help you become familiar with the multiple-choice, listening, speaking, reading, and writing formats of the actual exam. If you're serious about getting a 5 on your exam, then you need REA's AP French Language test prep! REA has helped more than a million students succeed on their AP exams! Teachers across the country consider our AP titles to be invaluable resources and consistently recommend our books to their students.
     
AP chemistry for dummies
by Peter J. Mikulecky, Michelle Rose Gilman, and Kate Brutlag.
Hoboken, N. J. : Wiley Pub., c2009.
     
AP psychology
Robert McEntarffer, Allyson J. Weseley.
Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., 2007.
  1. Includes index.
  2. Introduction: using this book -- Overview of the AP psychology exam -- Important names to study for the exam -- History and approaches -- Methods -- Biological bases of behavior -- Sensations and perception -- States of consciousness -- Learning -- Cognition -- Motivation and emotion -- Developmental psychology -- Personality -- Testing and individual differences -- Abnormal psychology -- Treatment of psychological disorders -- Social psychology -- Multiple-choice test-taking tips -- Essay writing.
     

As students approach the high school years, they and their parents begin to hear more and more buzz about Advanced Placement (AP) exams.

Preparing for ninth grade, students are encouraged to select courses in which they will be most challenged, and to begin to think beyond their high school experience, to college, career and future. AP courses, culminating with an AP exam, offer students an opportunity to take the most challenging classes available in their school. A successful AP exam grade potentially allows a student to earn college credit or advanced course level placement when they do begin college.

AP exams are administered through the College Board and are available to all students, including traditional high school students, home school students, or highly motivated individuals who prepare for the exams through self-study. Offered at the exact same time across the world, AP exams are held in May, driving many schools to begin classes before Labor Day.

AP tests are scored on a numeric scale from 1 to 5:

5: Extremely well-qualified
4: Well-qualified
3: Qualified
2: Possibly qualified
1: No recommendation

In addition to attending a full school-year AP course, preparation for AP exams may be supported through numerous test preparation materials, such as exam study guides, CD-ROMs or DVDs, which review the specific subject being tested, and detail critical test-taking strategies to improve performance on multiple choice exams.

From U.S. Government & Politics to Chinese Language and Culture, or from Studio Art to Environmental Science, AP courses and exams are designed to meet and challenge students' complex and diverse interests.

CliffsAP world history : an American BookWorks Corporation project
Todd Carney ... [et al.].
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., 2006.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
     
Barron's how to prepare for the AP Spanish advanced placement examination
[Alice G. Springer].
[Hauppage, N.Y.] : Barron's Educational Series, [c2005].
Updated to reflect the most recent AP Spanish exams, this manual with three audio compact discs prepares students for the examĂs written and listening comprehension sections. The book presents one full length model AP exam with all questions answered and explained. The model testĂs listening comprehension section is recorded on the CDs. This book-and-CD program also includes a Spanish grammar review, an extensive Spanish-English vocabulary list, and speaking skills exercises.
     
CliffsAP European history
by Michael J. Romano.
New York : Wiley Pub., 2003.
Your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP European History Exam Develop an understanding of the important themes in European History from 1450 to the present and how these themes helped shape the world in which we live - and use that knowledge to earn college credit on the European History AP Exam. This book helps you do just that with helpful test-takig techinques and strategies, a review of all the major themes covered by the exam, and three full-length practice exams - including essays. *Advanced Placement Program and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.
     
AP Spanish language
Dennis Lavoie.
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2002.
An exciting new series of study guides that lets each student design a course of study pitched to his or her individual needs and learning style Each year, more than one million U.S. high school students take one or more advanced placement (AP) exams, and, according to official projections, that number will continue to rise in the years ahead. That is because AP exams confer important benefits on those who do well on them. High AP scores are indispensable to gaining admission to most elite colleges. They provide students with a competitive edge when competing for grants and scholarships. And they allow students to bypass required university survey courses, saving on skyrocketing tuition fees. Designed to coincide perfectly with the most current AP exams, Five Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations guides contain several advanced features that set them above all competitors. Each guide is structured around an ingenious Five-Step Plan. The first step is to develop a study plan, the second builds knowledge, the third and fourth hone test-taking skills and strategies, and the fifth fosters the confidence students need to ace the tests. This flexible study tool is also tailored to three types of students. For the more structured student there is a "Month-by-Month" approach that follows the school year and a "Calendar Countdown" approach that begins with the new year. For students who leave studying to the last minute "Basic Training" covers the basics in just four weeks. Other outstanding features include: Sample tests that closely simulate real exams Review material based on the contents of the most recent tests Icons highlighting important facts, vocabulary, and frequently-asked questions Boxed quotes offering advice from students who have aced the exams and from AP teachers and college professors Websites and links to valuable online test resources, along with author e-mail addresses for students with follow-up questions Authors who are either AP course instructors or exam developers
     
AP English literature
Estelle M. Rankin, Barbara L. Murphy.
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2002.
An exciting new series of study guides that lets each student design a course of study pitched to his or her individual needs and learning style Each year, more than one million U.S. high school students take one or more advanced placement (AP) exams, and, according to official projections, that number will continue to rise in the years ahead. That is because AP exams confer important benefits on those who do well on them. High AP scores are indispensable to gaining admission to most elite colleges. They provide students with a competitive edge when competing for grants and scholarships. And they allow students to bypass required university survey courses, saving on skyrocketing tuition fees. Designed to coincide perfectly with the most current AP exams, Five Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations guides contain several advanced features that set them above all competitors. Each guide is structured around an ingenious Five-Step Plan. The first step is to develop a study plan, the second builds knowledge, the third and fourth hone test-taking skills and strategies, and the fifth fosters the confidence students need to ace the tests. This flexible study tool is also tailored to three types of students. For the more structured student there is a "Month-by-Month" approach that follows the school year and a "Calendar Countdown" approach that begins with the new year. For students who leave studying to the last minute "Basic Training" covers the basics in just four weeks. Other outstanding features include: Sample tests that closely simulate real exams Review material based on the contents of the most recent tests Icons highlighting important facts, vocabulary, and frequently-asked questions Boxed quotes offering advice from students who have aced the exams and from AP teachers and college professors Websites and links to valuable online test resources, along with author e-mail addresses for students with follow-up questions Authors who are either AP course instructors or exam developers
     

Article by: St. Louis Public Library staff