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ap biology- barron's vs cliff's?

sandyatedacookiesandyatedacookie User Awaiting Email Confirmation Posts: 39 Junior Member
edited April 2009 in AP Tests Preparation
i feel more comfortable with barron's style, because it's easier to read. But cliff notes seems to have more information.

i'm vying for a 5, so can you guys convince me that one book is better and why? :3
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Replies to: ap biology- barron's vs cliff's?

  • BigIsBigIs Registered User Posts: 1,055 Senior Member
    If you think you're 5 material, why not use both?
  • CharliesmomCharliesmom Registered User Posts: 65 Junior Member
    My D used PR last year and found it easy to work with and get thru...she got a 5. Good luck.
  • sandyatedacookiesandyatedacookie User Awaiting Email Confirmation Posts: 39 Junior Member
    i do try to read both, but i tend to focus more on barron's and want to make sure im not missing out by not perusing the so-called ap bio "bible", cliff's.

    but thanks.
  • infmousinfmous Registered User Posts: 72 Junior Member
    CLIFFSS! i used that and got a five, no need for anything else. However i was also a beast at bio and read the whole cambell textbook throughout the year so i didnt have to do as much work
  • kate10662kate10662 Registered User Posts: 124 Junior Member
    CLIFFS! I got a 5 using it. It covers all the topics needed for the test both thoroughly and clearly.
  • vasudevankvasudevank Registered User Posts: 754 Member
    PR, Barron's and Cliffs all have pretty much the same info. Almost everyone has one of the three, so I don't think you will go wrong with any of them. I know people who have gotten 5's using any one of those 3. Just go with which one you like the most.
  • sandyatedacookiesandyatedacookie User Awaiting Email Confirmation Posts: 39 Junior Member
    all right, thanks guys.

    now, i've got to get to work and start studying barron's hard, cuz i've been slacker-ella all school year [:
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