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Possible to Self Study SAT US History from June 2020 to October 2020
Hi Internet. I am currently a class of 2021 student aiming to study at UK universities such as Oxford and St Andrews. I did AP World History last year and scored a 5. I did several AP exams this year and definitely scored a 5 in AP Psychology and AP Macroeconomics. Yet I think I got a 4 in AP Microeconomics and AP European History. (Results aren't out until July). I am also taking self-studying SAT BIology (Didn't take any biology courses in school) and taking SAT Math 2 after completing pre-calc and regular calculus classes at my HIgh school. Given the competitiveness of the University of St Andrews Scotland and Oxford University, I believe my current exam scores alone would not land me a spot in such competitive universities. That is why I believe I should self-study SAT US history in order to improve my overall test scores and make my stats look better. My questions are...1) Given that I am interested in history yet does not like writing the AP History Essays, do you think I can still score 750+ in SAT US history? I am much better at multiple-choice History questions than essay questions. 2) Is a classroom textbook necessary for me to self-study for the SAT US history exam, or can I succeed in self-studying with just khan academy, Crashcourse, and Tom Richey...? 3) What are the overlaps between SAT US History and the AP World and AP European History Contents? 4) Besides Khan academy and the Practice tests of SAT US history prep books, are there any other websites and resources where there are practice multiple choice questions for US history available? I don't think the practice MCs on Prep books and Khan academy are enough. 5) Lastly, anyone of you have experience studying SAT US history over the summer? If yes, please post your experience and how did it go. I am planning to start self-studying in June 2020 and take the October SAT US history exam.3 replies