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Last reply by: Professor Charles Schallhorn
Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:01 AM

Post by Lisa Qian on February 14, 2015

Mr. Schallhorn, would you please tell me if the combination of "5 steps", Princeton, and Barron is enough for me to  understand the concept of psychology? Since the exam is coming in two months, the time is quite limited. Thank you for your time!

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Last reply by: Lisa Qian
Sat Feb 14, 2015 3:28 AM

Post by Annie Liu on February 6, 2015

Excuse me, Mr. Schallhorn, what is the difference between a textbook and a review book that you recommend us to buy?

AP Psychology Exam

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  1. Intro
    • The AP Psychology Exam
    • Multiple Choice Questions
    • FRQs
    • FRQ Recommendations
    • Finally
    • Intro 0:00
    • The AP Psychology Exam 0:12
      • I. History and Approaches, 2-4%
      • II. Research Methods, 8-10%
      • III. Biological Bases of Behavior, 8-10%
      • IV. Sensation and Perception, 6-8%
      • V. States of Consciousness, 2-4%
      • VI. Learning, 7-9%
      • VII. Cognition, 8-10%
      • VIII. Motivation and Emotion, 6-8%
      • IX. Development Psychology, 7-9%
      • X. Personality, 5-7%
      • XI. Testing and Individual Differences, 5-7%
      • XII. Abnormal Behavior, 7-9%
      • XIII. Treatment of Abnormal Behavior, 5-7%
      • XIV. Social Psychology, 8-10%
    • Multiple Choice Questions 4:27
      • 100 Multiple Choice Questions
      • 70 Minutes
      • 2/3 Overall Grade
      • A-E Answers
      • Names, Charts, Graphs, Drawings Are All Possible
      • No 1/4 Point Adjustment
      • Definition Questions
      • Conceptual and Application Questions
    • FRQs 7:20
      • Two Required Free Response (Essay) Questions
      • 50 Minutes
      • 1/3 of Overall Grade
      • Content Can Be Any Topic/Term in Psychology
      • Points Given for Correct Responses Not Taken Away for Incorrect Material
      • Points Only Removed if One Part of Answer Contradicts Another Part
      • Readers Looking for Ways to Give Points
      • FRQs and the Rubric
      • Questions--Created for Various Forms of the Exam
      • Rubrics Created When Question and Table Leaders go to Scoring Site
      • Teachers/Professors Go To Scoring Site
      • Practice with Samples
      • Scored in Packs of 25
    • FRQ Recommendations 16:03
      • Read Through Both Questions Before Doing Anything Else
      • Think Through the Answer Before Starting to Write
      • Write an Outline or Notes in the Test Question Booklet
      • Don't be Afraid to Cross Something Out
      • Write in Sentences -- Do Not Outline or Bullet Your Answer
      • Be as Complete as Possible, But Keep to the Point
      • Watch the Time
      • Structure Answer Following Structure of Question
      • Make it as Easy as Possible to Give You Points
    • Finally 19:04
      • Purchase or Rent Textbook for Course
      • Check out YouTube Links
      • Use Short Quizzes in Text
      • Purchase Review Books
      • If Flashcards Help -- Buy Barron's Set
      • Practice Explaining Information With a Friend
      • Learn the Material First Time Around
      • Spend at Least an Hour Per Day Reviewing the Month Prior to Exam