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5 Steps to a 5 500 AP Biology Questions to Know by Test Day
In a market that's exploding by 10% or more every year, McGraw-Hill’s AP guides have achieved solid success, with over 300,000 copies sold. Organized for easy reference and crucial practice, McGraw-Hill's 500 Must-Know Questions series covers the review of all the essential topics organized in 500 AP-style questions with detailed answer explanations. Every title is an abundance of exercises for our top-selling 5 Steps titles – with value-added practice tests online.
About the Book
To expand the McGraw-Hill's AP brand, we are introducing a new series tailored specifically to the needs of most students—either those who put off preparing until the last weeks before the exam, or those who depend on the additional study time few weeks before the exam to solidify their knowledge. All types of students will benefit from going over the questions written to parallel the topic, format, and degree of difficulty of the questions contained in the AP exam, accompanied by answers with copmprehensive expalanations.
Biology is one of the most popular and most demanding of the Advanced Placement tests. In 2008 the AP Biology course enrollment went up 7% to 154,504 test takers.
Eye-catching covers and an attractive interior text design create a package with proven student appeal.
Key Selling Features
- 500 AP-style questions and answers referenced to core AP materials
- Review explanations for right and wrong answers
- Additional online practice
- Closely simulates the real AP exams
- Updated to reflect latest tests
- Online practice exercises
Market / Audience
Primary Market is composed of high school students taking Advanced Placement courses or studying for the AP exam on their own. The vast majority of US high schools now offer AP courses -- nearly 60% participate in the AP Program. As competition for admission into colleges intensifies every year, the AP program is expected to grow exponentially. Competitive colleges all look at AP scores and a good performance allows students to place out of survey courses, saving significant money in tuition expense.
Test Takers Annually: AP Biology: 154, 504 (+7%)
Bookscan research shows that weekly sales of AP guides more than double during the February—April period preceding the May AP exams – indicating that large numbers of students put off studying until the last minute.
Mina Lebitz (Brooklyn, NY) has a BS in Biology from The State University of New York at Albany and an MS in Nutritional Biochemistry from Rutgers University. She taught AP Biology and Science Research at Brooklyn Technical High School and received the NY Times' Teachers Who Make a Difference award (2003). She tutored at a premier test prep agency in NY for several years and now freelance as a science tutor for students competing for ivy league colleges.
176 pages; ISBN 9780071742023
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