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AP U.S. Government & Politics 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 U.S. Government & Politics 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 U.S. Government & Politics 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 U.S. Government & Politics 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 U.S. Government & Politics. This section of the app provides approximately 100 questions arranged into 11 categories beginning with a discussion of the origins and development of American government and concluding with an examination of politics and policy-making, both historical and modern-day.
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 243 flashcards, this app provides a thorough review of the intricacies of the American form of government as well as the significant milestones that have defined leadership in this great nation. From the establishment of the fundamental pillars of our democracy to an examination of our two party system and an ever-changing political culture that shapes American society even today, 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 Pamela K. Lamb, author of McGraw-Hill's 5 Steps to a 5: AP U.S. Government & Politics. Ms. Lamb teaches AP U.S. Government and Politics at Del Rio High School in Del Rio, Texas. She is a College Board consultant as well as a reader of AP tests in history, government, and economics.

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