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AP European History 5 Steps to a 5

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In the increasingly competitive world of college admissions, your score on an AP exam can mean the difference between acceptance into the college of your choice and disappointment. Let the experts at McGraw-Hill help you optimize your study experience and score big on the AP European History exam. This comprehensive app will enable you to assess your current knowledge level, review the relevant subject matter, and test your skills—all at your own pace.

Designed to assess a user's current knowledge and based closely on the actual AP European History test given each year, this application uses an ingenious 5 step method to prepare students for the exam.

The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time.

Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program
By delving into the background of the AP European History test and scrutinizing the layout of previous tests, users can design a study schedule that works best for them.
Step 2: Determine Your Test Readiness

The app can also be used as a diagnostic tool, assessing a user’s current knowledge of European History. This section of the app provides approximately 125 questions arranged into 16 historical time periods beginning with Recovery and Expansion (1300-1600) and ending with the Cold War and beyond (1945-present).
Step 3: Develop the Strategies
for Success
As with all exams, there are certain strategies that savvy students can employ to maximize their chances for success. Different types of questions demand different approaches.
Step 4: Review the Knowledge
You Need to Score High
With nearly 300 flashcards, this app provides a thorough review of the major periods and significant milestones that have shaped European History. From the challenges posed by the Hundred Years War and the Black Death in the 14th century to the numerous conflicts and cultural revolutions that have defined modern day Europe, this app covers it all. With no stone left unturned, the user's knowledge will be challenged and broadened by this dynamic tool.
Step 5: Build Your Test-taking Confidence
Once you have completed Steps 1 through 4, you are ready to test your knowledge. The app provides a full-length practice test which can be timed just as the official AP exam.

The content for this application was created by Jeffrey Brautigam, Ph.D., author of McGraw-Hill's 5 Steps to a 5: AP European History. Dr. Brautigam is an associate professor of history at Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana. He has taught European history at the college level for 15 years.

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