Entries by emmacalderwood

AP Calculus AB Exam Strategies

  Because the AP Calculus exam is timed, proper pacing allows someone to attempt as many questions as possible in the time allotted. Poor pacing causes students to spend too much time on some questions while leaving others untouched because they run out of time before getting a chance to attempt every problem. Using the two-pass system […]

The Week Before the AP Calculus AB Exam

  Take a full-length practice test under timed conditions. Use the techniques and strategies you’ve learned in your preparation. Approach the test strategically, actively, and confidently.  Go over the results of your practice AP Calculus AB test. Don’t worry too much about your score, or about whether you got a specific question right or wrong. […]

What’s on the AP Calculus AB Exam?

Advanced Placement exams have been around for half a century. While the format and content have changed over the years, the basic goal of the AP program remains the same: to give high school students a chance to earn college credit or advanced placement. To do this, a student needs to do two things: Find […]

AP World History Exam: Long Essay Question

The long essay question on the AP World History exam assesses your ability to apply knowledge of history in a complex, analytical manner. In other words, you are expected to treat history and historical questions as a historian would. This process is called historiography—the skills and strategies historians use to analyze and interpret historical evidence […]

AP World History Exam: Document-Based Question

Section II of the AP World History exam is divided into two parts: the document-based question (DBQ) and the long-essay question. The first part of Section II is the document-based question (DBQ). This essay asks you to think like a historian; it will ask a specific question and present 4 to 10 related documents. Essentially, […]