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AP Chemistry Review Book? 2014 or 2015?

Hiya12345Hiya12345 Registered User Posts: 78 Junior Member
So I am looking for an AP Chem review book. I am not doing too well in the class, so I want something that will give me as much information as possible to get a 5 without overwhelming me.

Question #1: Which book to get? I've searched for about half an hour, but everyone says something else. Some people say PR is amazing, others say it sucks. Same goes for all the other books.

Question #2: I looked for PR: AP Chem, and it says I can pre-order the 2015 book and it'll ship in December. Is that the book I should be using, or should I get the 2014 edition? The Barron's 2014 AP book was published February, so I can assume the 2015 edition will only be available in February, which is 2 months away from the test.

Replies to: AP Chemistry Review Book? 2014 or 2015?

  • WannaBeDoccWannaBeDocc Registered User Posts: 273 Junior Member
    edited September 2014
    Princeton Review is very high-yield, as in, it provides a lot of information on each subject/topic.
    I recommend using princeton review. I used it for AP Physics B, and it served me well. Stay away from Kaplan.

    As far as whether you want the 2014 or 2015, there will be little to no difference in the depth of subject material. I would stick to the 2014 version. Barrons, It would be fine to use barons, but Princeton does a much better job, although, you could use it as a second source and take advantage of the practice tests it comes with.
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