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Which prep book should I use for AP World History?

Hi! I'm gonna be taking AP World History next year and I was wondering if any of you have a recommendation for the best prep book to help me succeed. Would appreciate any suggestions!

a month ago

Hi there! When it comes to AP World History preparation, there are a few popular options to consider. One widely recommended choice is The Princeton Review's "Cracking the AP World History: Modern Exam" series. The Princeton Review is known for its comprehensive content and practice questions that are similar in style and difficulty to what you'll find on the actual exam.

Another strong contender is Barron's "AP World History: Modern" series. Barron's prep books generally offer in-depth content review and numerous practice questions as well. Some students prefer Barron's for its more detailed explanations and extensive subject coverage.

Ultimately, the best prep book for you depends on your learning style and needs. Some students find one series more engaging than the other, so if possible, try flipping through both of them at a library or bookstore to see which one you prefer. Additionally, don't forget to make use of your class materials, such as textbooks and class notes, as they can be very helpful in reinforcing your understanding of the subject matter. Good luck with your AP World History class!

a month ago

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