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Find the best resources on the Web to prepare for this year's AP exams. Use these resources to review material and achieve your best score on the exam.

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Exam Prep

AP Exams are around the corner, and you're just one exam away from earning college credit that can lower the cost of your degree program and help you graduate college more quickly. In an AP course you learn a lot of material, and it can be overwhelming to review and retain all of it in preparation for the exam. While you could purchase a traditional test prep book, online resources allow you to review material on your own time and at no cost. Use the resources below to prepare to ace the test.

Study.com's Video Lessons
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Study.com has over 2,500 video lessons that cover concepts in 5-10 minute chunks. These micro lectures allow you to review just the material that you need to study and skip the stuff that you already know. Each lesson also has a quiz that allows you to test your knowledge and confirm that you are ready for the exam. Use Study.com to study more efficiently and on your own time.

Study.com offers AP courses for some of the most popular AP exams, including US history, biology and calculus. See Study.com's full AP exam collection here.

Saylor.org's College Course Collections

Saylor offers college courses compiled from free online materials. Although the website does not offer AP-specific courses, it does have equivalent courses that you can use to review particular concepts. Courses consist of mixed media, including readings and videos, and also have assessments.

Quizlet's Online Vocabulary Quizzes

Millions of other students have taken AP exams before you, and you can use their study resources for themselves. At Quizlet, students post collections of vocab words and definitions. You can use Quizlet like a digital flashcard tool or play interactive matching games to test your skills. Course Hero is another site you can use to review student-compiled collections of AP vocabulary words.

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