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By Smartaleck123 (Smartaleck123) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 10:46 am: Edit

Hey, just wanted some suggestions/comments... whatever.

SAT II Writing = Barrons
SAT II Math2c = Barrons
SAT II US History (not sure)

AP US History (not sure)
AP English Lang (Cliffs - recommended by teacher)
AP CompSci (Princeton Review - recommended by teacher)

I would appreciate any comments about these books... what worked for you, what didn't (AP or SAT II), etc etc.. Thank you!

By Smartaleck123 (Smartaleck123) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 03:49 pm: Edit

Hey! Sorry to post again.... but there haven't been any reponses.... does any1 have any suggestions?! I only have like 4 weeks to prepare, and I need the books soon. Anything at all would be greatly appreciated.... Thank you very much!!

By Yoyomama04 (Yoyomama04) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 04:53 pm: Edit

For SAT II Writing I would get PR instead.

By Smartaleck123 (Smartaleck123) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 06:07 pm: Edit

Alright thank you... what about US History (AP and SAT II)... those are the ones I don't have books for yet. Thanks! I appreciate it

By Yoyomama04 (Yoyomama04) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 08:18 pm: Edit

I haven't taken the US History tests but from what I hear, PR is strong on those too.

By Number9 (Number9) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 08:45 pm: Edit

US History for the AP I've heard people praise REA and PR the most. REA offers a more comprehensive review, while PR keeps it a bit more brief. I recommend both.

By Just_Forget_Me (Just_Forget_Me) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 10:12 pm: Edit

I like PR for AP US. SAT II US I used Kaplan's, but barely (mostly just looked at PR, but SAT II covers some more recent history).

By Songster87 (Songster87) on Wednesday, April 07, 2004 - 11:43 pm: Edit

What I'm going to list is NOT personal bias. It is the statistically *best-selling* brands for each subject AND coincides with what I've heard 95% of teachers reccomend.

SAT II Writing - Barron's
SAT II Math IIC - Barron's

AP US History - REA (DEFINITELY! It is hands-down the best...but don't buy REA for other subjects)
AP English Lang - Cliff's (Your teacher is right.)
AP CompSci - Barron's

SAT II US History - Not enough people buy prep books for this so I don't know. Most people just say to use your AP review book.

By Dbow (Dbow) on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 12:31 am: Edit

to anyone who took the writing, what can i expect to write about...


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