The Advanced Placement exams represent some of the most challenging subject-specific standardized tests a high schooler might ever take. Amy and Mike believe that every test warrants smart, serious preparation, so we invited educator Christy Shriver to share valuable strategies, insights, and resources for getting ready for the AP Language and Composition exam.
What are five things you will learn in this episode?
- What is tested on the AP Language and Composition exam?
- How do students score points on the AP Language exam?
- What are the different approaches required by each essay?
- How should students prepare for the AP Language exam?
- What are the best prep materials for AP Language?
MEET OUR GUEST
Christy Shriver is an educator from Memphis, TN. Currently, she produces the How to Love Lit Podcast, a tool to support IB and AP students in preparation for their exams. She has been teaching both AP and IB in public and private schools in the Memphis area for the last 20 years.
Christy graduated from the Escola Americana de Belo Horizonte as an IB student and has lived much of her life internationally, primarily in the country of Brazil. Although she is a strong advocate of the IB program, she is currently an AP Language teacher and AP reader.
Christy first appeared on this podcast in episode 199 to discuss Choosing Between AP and IB Programs.
Find Christy at email@example.com.
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Mike Bergin is the president of Chariot Learning and founder of TestBright. Amy Seeley is the president of Seeley Test Pros. If you’re interested in working with Mike and/or Amy for test preparation, training, or consulting, feel free to get in touch through our contact page. We’d love to hear from you!