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Is a test prep book enough for AP World History?

apbioapchemy55apbioapchemy55 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
edited July 2013 in History & Social Sciences
I'm thinking about taking AP World History in tenth grade. I've bought a Princeton Review Test Prep for the AP World History exam. Is the test prep enough or do I need an actual AP World History book? Help pls.
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Replies to: Is a test prep book enough for AP World History?

  • wynterwynter Registered User Posts: 359 Member
    That will be enough
  • blahblaherblahblaher Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
    I used Barron's when I took it last year, but I also had a textbook called "The Earth and Its Peoples". It was decently helpful, but there were great chapter summaries that correlated with each chapter that definitely helped a lot. I got a 5 but I'm not going to lie though, I had the most amazing teacher who overprepared me to the highest extent.

    Honestly, I don't think just a prep book's going to cut it for AP World. CB seems to think that AP World is designed to be a 12th grade course, and the curve has gotten increasingly harsh over the past few years. Unless you really have a penchant for history, I'd invest in some more material.
  • DThornzDThornz Registered User Posts: 16 New Member
    Used Barron's myself, didn't help much but I got a 3 at least :)
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