Author: Roselyn Teukolsky, M.S.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Release Date: 2018-01-01
Genre: Study Aids
Optimized for use as an eBook, this best-selling guide from Barron's offers practical, proven test-taking strategies and preparation for the Advanced Placement test. This updated manual presents computer science test takers with: three AP practice tests for the AP Computer Science A test, including a diagnostic test; charts detailing the scoring suggestions for each free-response question; answers and explanations for every test question; a subject review includes static variables, the List interface, enhanced for loops, the import statement, many questions on 2-dimensional arrays, and a detailed analysis of the binary search algorithm. The book reflects the fact that the ClassCastException and downcasting have been removed from the AP Java subset. The practice exams reflect the new free-response style used on recent AP exams. BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to three additional full-length online AP Computer Science A tests with all questions answered and explained. These online exams can be easily accessed by smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Provides diagnostic tools to assess strengths and weaknesses, explains the current Level A test and the elimination of the Level AB, offers subject reviews on static variables and other topics, and includes three practice tests.
Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Genre: Study Aids
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Biology Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including 2 full-length practice tests, thorough content reviews, access to our AP Connect Online Portal, and targeted strategies for every section of the exam. This eBook edition is optimized for on-screen learning with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. We don't have to tell you how tough AP Biology is—or how important a stellar score on the AP Exam can be to your chances of getting into a top college of your choice. Written by Princeton Review experts who know their way around Bio, Cracking the AP Biology Exam will give you: Techniques That Actually Work. • Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically • Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. • Comprehensive content review for all test topics • Up-to-date information on the 2017 AP Biology Exam • Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress • Access to AP Connect, our online portal for helpful pre-college information and exam updates Practice Your Way to Excellence. • 2 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations • Practice drills at the end of each content chapter • Lists of key terms in every content chapter to help focus your studying
This set of more than 430 flash cards offers both review and practice for the AP Computer Science A exam. The cards include string manipulation, list handling, Java keywords, inheritance, and polymorphism. Concepts on the front of each card are defined and explained on the reverse side. Additional exam practice comes from 100 sample problems, with solutions on the reverse side. The cards have a punch hole in one corner that accommodates an enclosed metal key-ring-style card holder, allowing students to arrange the flash cards in any sequence that suits their study needs. Here is a valuable study aid, whether used alone or in tandem with Barron's AP Computer Science A exam review book.
Author: Roselyn Teukolsky
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Study Aids
Coverage includes C++ subset, classes and struts, arrays, strings, files and streams, recursion, linked lists, stacks and queues, trees, sorting, and searching; the marine biology case study; and four full-length practice exams.
AP® Computer Science Principles Crash Course® A Higher Score in Less Time! REA's AP® Computer Science Principles Crash Course® is the top choice for the last-minute studier or any Computer Science Principles student who wants a quick refresher on the course. Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® Computer Science Principles exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score? If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® Computer Science Principles is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you: Targeted Review - Study Only What You Need to Know. The review is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP® Computer Science Principles course description outline and sample AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Expert Test-taking Strategies and Advice. Written by Jacqueline Corricelli, an award-winning AP® Computer Science Principles teacher and test development expert, the book gives you the topics and critical context that will matter most on exam day. Crash Course® relies on the author’s extensive analysis of the test’s structure and content. By following her advice, you can boost your score. REA's Online Practice Exam. Are you ready for your exam? Take REA's practice exam and find out. You'll get the benefits of timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. Our practice exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you'll be confident on test day. Whether you're cramming for the exam or reinforcing what you learn as you go through the course, this is the study guide every AP® Computer Science Principles student must have. About the Author Jacqueline Corricelli earned her B.A. in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Connecticut and her M.S. in Mathematics Secondary Education at Westfield State University in Massachusetts. In 2013, she received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the United States' highest honor for K-12 teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). In 2017, she was one of just 10 teachers to be honored with the Computer Science Teaching Excellence Award. This international award is sponsored by Infosys Foundation USA; the Association for Computing Machinery, the world's leading computing society; and the Computer Science Teachers Association. Ms. Corricelli teaches AP Computer Science Principles at Conard High School, West Hartford, Connecticut, and serves as an independent consultant to the College Board for the AP Computer Science Principles Course.
Author: Dean R. Johnson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2018-08-06
Genre: Study Aids
A PERFECT PLAN FOR THE PERFECT SCORE Score-Raising Features Include: •3 full-length practice exams •Hundreds of practice exercises with thorough answer explanations•Comprehensive overview of the AP Computer Science A exam format •AP scoring guideline for the free-response section of the practice exams•Two full sections devoted to algorithm writing and two levels of sample questions for each Java concept (basic & advanced)•Clear and complete explanations for all multiple-choice questions, free-response problems, as well as the Java code solutions•Demonstrations of the multiple ways to solve problems by providing alternate solutions to many free-response questions•Specific common errors section for each free-response question as well as driver code programs for selected free-response questions FREE AP Planner app that delivers a customizable study schedule for tests in the book, and extra practice questions to your mobile devices (see the last page of the books for details) The 5-Step Plan: Step 1: Set up your study plan with three model schedulesStep 2: Determine your readiness with an AP-style Diagnostic ExamStep 3: Develop the strategies that will give you the edge on test dayStep 4: Review the terms and concepts you need to achieve your highest scoreStep 5: Build your confidence with full-length practice exams