Shmoop updates AP U.S. History guide

Shmoop announces the release of its new and improved guide to AP U.S. History.
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Shmoop announces the release of its new and improved guide to AP U.S. History.

Shmoop announces the release of its new and improved guide to AP U.S. History.

Shmoop Test Prep balances a teen-friendly, approachable style with academically rigorous materials to help students understand how subjects relate to their daily lives. For example, students will learn what Monty Python can teach them about hunting witches, and what Star Wars has to do with the Cold War. In addition, the online course provides test-taking tips, practice drills and four full-length practice exams to help prepare students for the big exam. Shmoop offers online test prep courses for 15 of the most popular AP Exams, with additional test prep available for the SAT, ACT and PSAT exams.



Shmoop Updates AP Exam Guides in Time for Testing

With AP exams only a week and a half away, Shmoop announces the addition of brand new practice exams to many of its guides. The company's online test prep resources cover 20 of the most popular AP exams, including AP World History, AP Physics B and AP Environmental Science. Each guide features extreme topic review, practice drills, multiple full-length practice exams, in addition to test-taking tips and strategies.

Shmoop Launches AP Chemistry

Shmoop announces the launch of an online course designed to prepare students for the AP Chemistry Exam on May 7. This new, thorough guide will help students connect the dots (those are called electrons), keep pace in class and nail the final exam. Students can also sharpen their skills with test-taking tips, two full-length practice exams and practice drills. Shmoop now offers online test prep for 18 of the most popular AP Exams, in addition to the ACT, SAT and PSAT.

California High School Strikes AP Gold with Shmoop

With more school activities available than ever before, finding the right program that engages students in studying has become critical. To respond to this need, Tustin High School in Tustin, Calif., turned to Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and online test prep. After implementing Shmoop, Tustin High School saw the pass rate for its AP History exam increase from 45 to 80 percent. Eric Mooney, assistant principal of Tustin High School, was particularly impressed by the AP practice tests, which he believed helped focus instruction and personalize a student’s AP experience.

Shmoop Gives AP Biology an Extreme Makeover

As a firm believer in a good old-fashioned makeover now and again, Shmoop is giving its AP Biology Guide a new look. Shmoop’s Guide is now upgraded to include the new College Board AP format to be implemented in the 2012-2013 school year. In addition, the Guide places a strong focus on the “Four Big Ideas of Biology,” and includes two lab sections for each “big idea” to help students increase the depth of their understanding. Shmoop also provides a complete student guide that features practice exams, diagnostics and drills, which use the new four-answer choice format.