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returnCan anyone recommend good test prep books?

# of Responses: 10

Posted 2 years ago by itsaplit

Namely for bio or calc, but any suggestions are welcome - might help some other students.

The standard BARRONS books are always good. 

I think for Calc , it's just important to do as many practice problems as possible.

Posted 2 years ago by Charly123

I got my teacher to give me stacks of Review tests. 

Posted 2 years ago by Juliet

I agree with Barron's. I'll also recommend Kaplan books as they helped me for certain subjects. If you're strapped for time, try crash course. 

Posted 2 years ago by formerIBstudent

Crash Course is great for quick reviews but the Barrons books will carry you through the test if you have the time to study them.

Posted 2 years ago by Aliphos

Princeton Review has always been my go-to. They significantly help improve my grades.

Posted 2 years ago by renaime

Kaplan is good, anything you can get from your teachers are excellent too (because they're free).

Posted 2 years ago by federertheking

Barrons and Princeton Review are the best! I also use Khan Academy online - especially for math.

Posted 2 years ago by tcme

Try to get ahold of one of the practice books which has older exams in it. Especially for calc, you will want to do loads of practice problems for the material you have learned in class, and the closest you are going to get to problems on the actual exam are the problems from previous exams. Practice, practice, practice these problems, and if you get a problem wrong figure out what you did, where you did it, and how to correct it.

Posted 2 years ago by IgorBogdanoff

Thanks for the recommendations, guys!  I'll have to check some of these out.

Posted 2 years ago by itsaplit

I use Princeton Review too 

Posted 2 years ago by blipsandchitz