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Self-Studying AP Stats- Barron's vs. Princeton Review

sardonyx827sardonyx827 Registered User Posts: 351 Member
I've heard too many mixed reviews on which book to use to self-study AP Statistics.
I haven't taken a course in statistics, but I'm planning on self-studying for the AP exam this year. I've heard from many that Barron's AP Statistics is great, but some say that it's too difficult to understand/doesn't have good practice tests. On the other side, people have said that PR is more accurate. Can anybody argue which book is better and why, and possibly if you used the book for self-study: what score you achieved?
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Replies to: Self-Studying AP Stats- Barron's vs. Princeton Review

  • bluewindbluewind Registered User Posts: 384 Member
    I just read the lessons from Barron's, took notecards of the most important concepts from each chapter, no practice tests, and got a 5. Reading through the book probably took me a weekend or two, but Barron's is fine. Although I don't know if you should trust me since AP Stats was one of my easier APs that came to me pretty naturally.
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