Do you find preparing for the AP history exams a very daunting task? Do you want all of this history in a simple, easily explained format? Do you want to score a 5 but find the task time consuming and keeping you from other AP exams and even life itself? Well, look no further because Fast Track to History shall provide you recaps of any AP history course on an easy and explainable format in a more personal and convenient way.
My objective is to teach any AP history class, whether AP European History, AP US History, and AP World History. This blog will refresh the memories of AP History students and future students and prepare them for upcoming tests. Follow this blog from December to May and you will have a better chance of getting a score of 5 and receive course credit.
What are the AP history tests? In general, the Advanced Placement examinations are taken each May by students at participating institutions. While it isn’t necessary to take the course to get to the test, mostly the test is taken by AP students who have taken the year-long Advanced Placement course. AP students who receive at least a 3 (while 2 is possibly qualified, no schools will give credit to people who score a 2) will be given credits for colleges who accept AP scores.
Do you want to know what the difference between this and other AP study sites such as Princeton Review and even the AP creator itself, College Board? Fast Track to History explains history in a more personal and compact way, giving a better online tutoring service. So, how is Fast Track to History more personal? Simply, I do requests, become more open towards the management to this blog, as well as provide support and service to all AP history students.
The main question you want to ask is, why did you pick any of the AP history courses? History may be the best subject or a hard subject. While it is hard to learn names, dates and all round material, but the key to success in history is to not understand any of that but to rather understand its effect on the world. If you understand the cause you are all set.
AP European History, from 1450-present, focusing on religion, social, and political themes. The European exam is composed of two sections, comprising 88 multiple choice questions and 3 essay responses. It will take 55 minutes to complete section I and 130 minutes to complete section II. The questions will cover cultural, intellectual, political, diplomatic, social and economic topics. The essay consists of two FBQ and one DBQ. The DBQ provides a mandated 15 minute reading period prior to beginning the response. Each essay is graded on a scale of nine possible points.
AP United States History covers the colonial era to modern times. The United States exam is composed of two sections, comprising 88 multiple choice questions and 3 essay responses. It will take 55 minutes to complete section I and 110 minutes to complete section II.
AP World History covers 8000 BC to the present. The World exam is composed of two sections, consisting of 70 multiple choice questions and 3 essay responses. It will take 55 minutes to complete section I and 120 minutes to complete section II. All essay questions will be mandated with a 10 minute reading period prior to beginning the response. Each essay is graded on a scale of seven possible points.
Any of the AP history exams can be a daunting task indeed. Being naturally good at AP history courses or just getting all the homework done wouldn’t necessarily mean you are set to pass the test. History, in general, is an all around enjoying experience and if you enjoy history, there should be no reason why you should fail; just improve on your techniques and review. Whether it’s writing DBQs, other essays, reading textbooks, or rewording historical documents, applying the right techniques will help you succeed.
Scoring a 5 on any of the AP history exams is very difficult to pass due to the fact that you need prior knowledge of history to pass. But first things first, when passing any AP exam for that matter, understand the exam process. Second, you need to learn the historical information, not hard if you’re taking any of the AP history courses. And finally, you need to learn how to write DBQs and FRQs in which I will give examples to study from.
As a student going to college, it should be simple for you to check your prospective college’s AP scores and how much credit they will give.
As an excellent student of history who has scored a 5 on the AP United States history exam and a 4 on the AP World History exam, I can provide enough help to students wishing to score a 5 on an AP exam. Starting as early as possible, I will go over quickly, covering the main parts of every subject from December to May. I will also provide tips and tricks to the multiple choice questions and essay responses as well as practice questions, homework help, study techniques and requests (with a small donation of whatever amount) to reach things quickly. Last, but not least, I will provide calming techniques and motivation to control anxiety while taking the test.