AP Exams

Read about using AP prep and taking an AP course in order to get ready for AP exams with Peterson's.

AP Prep: About the AP

The AP testing program allows you to try out college-level work and build valuable skills and study habits in the process. Subject matter is explored

By Peterson's Staff updated on February 23, 2015

Ask the Experts: AP Exams

Read actual questions from students about AP exams and see answers and advice from college planning and admissions experts

By Peterson's Staff updated on May 08, 2014

Peterson's Practice Tests for the AP Exams

Get started on your AP prep with an AP practice test online. Whether or not you're taking an AP course, a practice test can help you get ready for test day.

By Peterson's Staff updated on June 17, 2013

The Popularity of AP Classes - and AP Prep - is on the Rise

With 37 AP courses in 22 subject areas to choose from, high schools offering AP classes host an average of eight AP courses, the most popular of which are U.S. History, English, and Calculus.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 23, 2013

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AP Prep: Need-to-Know Tips and Strategies for AP Testing

Want a good AP score? Check out these test-taking tips and strategies that apply to the AP exams in particular and standardized tests in general

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 23, 2013

AP Prep: The Structure of AP Exams

Each exam that follows an AP course contains a multiple-choice section and a free-response section (either essay writing or problem solving). The Studio Art AP is an exception; it consists of a portfolio assessment.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 23, 2013

AP Prep: The Good News and the Bad News About AP Programs

With all the attention that AP classes have been getting in recent years, it only makes sense that the program as a whole would come under scrutiny. Scrutiny isn't necessarily a bad thing

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 23, 2013
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