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Best review books for Psych and US Gov't?

DavidTheNerdDavidTheNerd . Posts: 604 Member
edited September 2011 in AP Tests Preparation
Okay... for Psych I HAVE to have Barrons. It's on the required list. I'm taking it online. I'd like to get another one or two.

For US Gov't I have Crash Course. Again I'd like another book or two.

Also...any suggestions for APUSH? I have PR and I'm considering retesting.


I may make a FINAL run to Borders. :(
Post edited by DavidTheNerd on

Replies to: Best review books for Psych and US Gov't?

  • kamnn1kamnn1 Registered User Posts: 172 Junior Member
    Direct Hits seems to be the consensus for APUSH on here. Crash Course looks decent as well.
    For Psychology I've heard Barron's is sufficient.
    FYI I'm taking both and I'll probably just have barron's for psych and direct hits + PR for apush
  • Paradox43Paradox43 Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    Barron's is fine for ap psych, but i'm pretty sure the majority of people will vouch for AMSCO for apush.
  • BIRDLOVERSBIRDLOVERS Registered User Posts: 157 Junior Member
    As said, Direct Hits is THE best for APUSH.
  • bobtheboybobtheboy Registered User Posts: 2,216 Senior Member
    If you're taking it online, you don't need any more. Psychology is one of the easiest tests out there; I self studied it with Barron's an about a week and got a high 5, and I honestly believe I didn't miss any multiple choice and according to the FRQ solutions, probably not many points lost there either.

    As for APUSH, I liked REA very much although Direct Hits is also good.
  • DavidTheNerdDavidTheNerd . Posts: 604 Member
    Thanks for your help people...but US GOV'T is really what I want the most about...that's the only actual class I have this year.
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