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Be Prepared for the AP® Computer Science Exam

Since its first edition appeared 1999, Be Prepared for the AP® Computer Science Exam has helped tens of thousands of students earn high scores on the AP® CS exams. Whether you sit in the front row, the back row, or anywhere in between, this book will help you focus on the AP® exam requirements in Java, review the material, and fill the gaps in your knowledge. A thorough review section includes over sixty multiple choice questions with complete solutions that show you effective strategies and shortcuts. Four complete practice exams with answers and solutions, written by a team of veteran teachers, will give you plenty of practice material to prepare you for the AP® exam.

Exam tips

An introductory chapter describes the exam format and requirements and offers essential tips for successful exam taking. Review chapters thoroughly cover all topics in the AP® exam syllabus.

Practice questions and tests

Embedded in these chapters are more than sixty multiple-choice and free-response questions with solutions that show you effective strategies and shortcuts. Timed practice exams with answers and solutions will give you plenty of practice material to prepare you for the AP® exam.

Past Exam Questions

This book's companion web site contains annotated solutions to free-response questions from past AP® exams. Whether you sit in the front row, the back row, or anywhere in between, Be Prepared will help you focus on the exam requirements, review the material, and fill the gaps in your knowledge. Review, practice, and take the AP® Computer Science exam with confidence, knowing that you are well prepared.

Procedures

Be Prepared (Interactive Edition) is available to any student who can arrange internet access, either during school or at home. Students must have an up-to-date browser and must be online while studying. Multiple-choice answers are graded online, and results are available via an interactive gradebook. Sample questions are graded and the student is provided with a detailed explanation of the correct solution.

Timed practice tests may be taken as often as necessary. Students may specify one or more email recipients to receive progress reports. Help is available to students through the online eIMACS Help Desk.

Please note that IMACS does not order AP exams for students. Obtaining a copy of the actual AP exam must be arranged through your school or you can visit the College Board's website here for more information.