TutorFox’s tips on how to get a 5 on the AP United States History Exam:
AP US History, or APUSH as it is known among students is a very easy test to prepare for, and do well on. In order to prepare well for any AP, you should take as many practice tests as possible. The CollegeBoard, the company who makes the AP, has many practice free response questions available from previous AP United States History exams:
2007 Free-Response Questions (.pdf/425K)
2007 Form B Free-Response Questions (.pdf/279K)
2006 Free-Response Questions (.pdf/183K)
2006 Form B Free-Response Questions (.pdf/174K)
2005 Free-Response Questions (.pdf/617K)
2005 Form B Free-Response Questions (.pdf/353K)
2004 Free-Response Questions (.pdf/400K)
2004 Form B Free-Response Questions (.pdf/150K)
2003 Free-Response Questions (.pdf/380K)
2003 Form B Free-Response Questions (.pdf/522K)
2002 Free-Response Questions (.pdf/821K)
2002 Form B Free-Response Questions (.pdf/7.16M)
Writing out sample essays and responses to the questions is one of the best ways to prepare. In addition to doing practice free response problems in US History, you should get the Princeton Review guide to Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2006-2007 Edition.
This book is an excellent resource and study guide to getting a 5 on the AP US History exam. The Princeton Review guide also has 2 full length practice tests, which are incredibly useful. Each question is fully explained in the solutions. If you want a 5 on the APUSH exam, you should purchase this book regardless of whether you want tutoring.
The best resource on American History is the American Pageant by Thomas Bailey
If you need assistance and additional guidance then you should get tutoring, which the TutorFox tutors are happy to oblige.