AP Computer Science
Resources for the AP Exam - Start Studying!
You can't cram for the APCS Exam!
The way you master the APCS Exam is to work on it each day - even if you just have 10-15 minutes to review. Coding is fun! Enjoy!
The 2017 APCS A exam is May 2nd 8 a.m. (your home school will tell you the location)
40 M/C Questions & 4 Short Handwritten Programs
Yes I said HANDWRITTEN so be sure you write clearly.
The following resources are helpful for AP review -- you need to start studying now!
- College Board APCS A page
- My favorite AP Review Book Baron's - it only works if you do the questions though! :)
- Brandon Horn's APCS webpage - solutions to Free Response/MC questions (GREAT!)
Released APCS FREE RESPONSE Questions (note: Gridworld ?s are no longer tested)
*Note you can answer FR questions different ways. Compare the solutions from Mr. Horn's APCS FR Website & Skilit Publishing - you may not understand one solution but another might be more easily readable.
Mr. Horn's APCS FR Solutions - has all prior exam questions (includes links to the tests)
Mr. Horn's APCS M/C Solutions are also on this site look at tab for APCS Exam Answers
Skylit Publishing APCS FR Solutions -has all prior exam questions
- https://edhesive.com/ - My favorite - make account & work through it
- CodeHS APCS Course (make account - this is good too but edhesive is better)
- Georgia Virtual's APCS Course (look at Magpie Lab, Picture Lab, & Elevens Lab)
- Edhesive Videos (VERY GOOD!) Term 1
- Edhesive Videos (VERY GOOD!) Term 2
- APCS Videos (These are also very good!)
- Java Tutorials - Nathan Schutz (search your topic)
- Java Tutorials - Mista Potta (search your topic)
- Java Tutorials - Derek Banas (search your topic)
- Free Shmoop Videos (Java Basics)
- Free Shmoop Videos (Data Structures)
- Free Shmoop Videos (Classes and Objects)
- Educator.com tutorials
- Harvard's CS50 Intro to Computer Science Course - search your topic
- Lesson on Interfaces - part 1
- Lesson on Interfaces - part 2
- Mr. Ma's review of A+ Computer Science Notes
- Crash Course Video Series for Computer Science (more for IDT/CSP courses)
- Georgia Tech - eBook for APCS A Exam Review - VERY GOOD!
- Barron's Practrice AP Exam
- Practice APCS Exam
- College Board APCS Exam Practice
- Albert.io (AP exam question practice)
- Shmoop APCS Course (not free but has a free trial)
- codecademy.com - LEARN JAVA section (not java script)
- codingbat.com - if you can work these you are in good shape for the exam
- Practice It
- Code Step by Step
Fun/Unique Ways to learn CS concepts or just geek out