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How similar are the tests in 5 steps to a 5 book to the actual AP exams?

PicktownPenguinPicktownPenguin Registered User Posts: 74 Junior Member
edited November 2012 in AP Tests Preparation
Specifically for AP micro/macro Econ.

I have very little confidence in my current teacher's teaching ability. (Me and most of my classmates and other people who have had the guy's class)

So I plan to use the book to prepare for the exam while I am in the class.

So how simple are the 5 steps to a 5 exams to the real exam? If I get a five on one of the practice exams is it highly feasible that I'll get a 5 on the real AP exam when I take it?

Thanks in advance!
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Replies to: How similar are the tests in 5 steps to a 5 book to the actual AP exams?

  • AshleySmithAshleySmith Registered User Posts: 28 New Member
    They aren't similar at all. Not sure why so many people recommend it to be honest. I guess there aren't many alternatives. The 5 steps to a 5 questions are much easier, which is pretty bad if you ask me since it gives students the impression that they are prepared for the exam. Then they go and take the real exam and suddenly they realize they should have prepared more. Too late by then. Make sure you use high quality review materials.

    Just look at the course description for micro/macro and look at the sample questions. The real ap questions are much more difficult.
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