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AMSCO isn't too lengthy if you spread out your reading throughout the school year. [...] AMSCO is around 700 pages long.
Just because someone else's opinions don't match your own doesn't mean they're not valid as well.
Their opinions are invalid on the ground because they haven't actually researched review books, not because their opinions don't match mine. It's like a scientist who runs an experiment without a control group; with no baseline, how can you establish that AMSCO is the "best"? Again - I've looked at a solid selection of review books - so I can make relevant comparisons and actually determine which is best.
If you truly have a good, solid teacher, you will not need a review book in the first place, which I discovered for ALL of my AP classes.
Of course, if all you're doing in class is loafing about or talking about unrelated things, then yes, it is time to consider a review book.
How do you conclusively determine whether your teacher is "good" and "solid" until after you have taken the AP?
Insiders Guide got me a 800 without being in an actual AP class lol it's legit.
I had amsco too but i read like 10 chapters and got tired