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AP Biology Review Course | $499

$499

MONTHLY SESSIONS, MONTHLY SUCCESS

Attend eight classes throughout the year, so you're never studying at the last minute.

PREP NOW, SCORE HIGH LATER

Success on the AP exams can save you thousands on your college tuition. It’s too important to leave your studying until the last minute. Our course covers a month’s worth of review per lesson. This way, you’ll stay on top of the toughest biology topics including metabolism and genetics.

THE DYNAMIC PREP DUO

Our AP Biology course is built using Barron’s tried-and-true content. Between your live sessions, continue reviewing key content and quizzing yourself with the included Barron’s book.

  • 8, 2-hour live sessions with an expert AP teacher
  • A companion book from Barron's
  • Teacher-written summary notes for each class
  • Online access to the slide decks and questions from each lesson
  • Recordings of all class sessions

Frequently asked questions

  • Are this year’s AP exams different because of the current COVID-19 pandemic?

    Currently, CollegeBoard is planning a traditional, in-person AP exam administration for May 2021. If circumstances surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic do not allow for in-person testing, an alternate solution will be found (likely involving online testing).

  • What’s covered in each AP Biology Review Course session?

    Each class session focuses primarily on reviewing about a month’s equivalent of AP material. Throughout the class, you’ll also answer AP exam questions and learn test strategies. After each class, you’ll receive a page of summary notes reviewing the most commonly tested topics you went over that session.

    The topics covered in each session are:

    Session 1 (Oct 24, 12PM ET) - Biochemistry

    Session 2 (Nov 15, 3PM ET) - Cell Structure and Function

    Session 3 (Dec 12, 12PM ET) - Cellular Energetics

    Session 4 (Jan 31, 3PM ET) - Cell Communication and Cell Cycle

    Session 5 (Feb 27, 12PM ET) - Meiosis & Heredity

    Session 6 (Mar 28, 3PM ET) - Gene Expression and Regulation

    Session 7 (Apr 17, 12PM ET) - Natural Selection

    Session 8 (May 2, 3PM ET) - Ecology & General Review

  • What if I miss a session? 

    No problem! If you miss a class, you can watch a recording later - any time that works for you.

  • How long is the AP Biology exam?

    The AP Biology exam is 3 hours long and includes two sections:

    • Section I: 69 questions (63 multiple-choice and 6 grid-in), 1 hour and 30 minutes, 50% of total score
    • Section II: 8 free-response questions, 1 hour and 30 minutes, 50% of total score
  • Is AP Biology hard?

    The AP Biology exam is generally considered to be one of the harder AP exams offered because of the amount of material covered, so plenty of exam-like practice is highly recommended.

  • What is AP Biology?

    AP Biology includes four major topics:

    • Evolution and genetics
    • Energy, molecules, and cells
    • Organism regulations and processes
    • Ecology
  • How do I study for AP Biology?

    There’s a lot of material to review, so it’s essential to have a plan that optimally uses the study time you have available.

    If you have two months or more:

    • Take a practice test to determine which concepts you need to study
    • Review those concepts using the techniques you like best (flashcards, study guides, quizzes)
    • Take another practice test to check your progress, and then review the answers and explanations
    • Continue to study your greatest areas of opportunity
    • Take one final practice test before the exam

    If you have less than two months:

    • Take a practice test to determine which concepts you need to study
    • Review those concepts using the techniques you like best (flashcards, study guides, quizzes)
    • Take another practice test before the test to check your progress, taking time to review the answers and explanations

    If you have less than one month:

    • Use your performance on the tests you’ve taken throughout the year to determine which concepts you need to review
    • Study those concepts using the techniques you like best (flashcards, study guides, quizzes)
    • Take a practice test, taking time to review the answers and explanations
  • How do I succeed on AP Biology?

    Tips for multiple-choice questions:

    • There's no order of difficulty; that is, questions don't start out easy and gradually become tougher. So, you should answer the questions in the order that makes the most sense for you. 
    • Don't spend too much time on any one question. 
    • Don't leave any question blank; there is no wrong answer penalty. 
    • Eliminate incorrect answer choices; crossing out wrong answers increases your odds of answering the question correctly.
  • What happened last year to the APs?

    In May 2020, since most schools were closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic AP exams were administered online. The exams were 45 minutes long and had only free-response questions. CollegeBoard is not currently planning to repeat this in May 2021. They anticipate a traditional, in-person exam administration this spring.

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