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Tests and the Rest: College Admissions Industry Podcast


Apr 23, 2024

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 Dan Corrigan to share valuable strategies, insights, and resources for getting ready for the AP United States Government and Politics exam.

What are five things you will learn in this episode?

  1. What is tested on the AP Government and Politics exam?

  2. What are the highest priority topics for this exam?

  3. How should students prepare for the AP Government?

  4. What are the best prep materials for the AP Government exam?

  5. Is there anything distinctive about the AP Government exam?

MEET OUR GUEST

Dan Corrigan graduated from Princeton University in 1982 with a degree in History. He received his Masters in Teaching from Marygrove College. He has been a teacher at St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio for 40 years, where he has taught AP US Government and Politics for 30 years and also AP European History.

LINKS

AP United States Government and Politics

AP U.S. Government and Politics | C-Span

AP®︎ US Government & Politics (College-level) | Khan Academy

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ABOUT THIS PODCAST

Tests and the Rest is THE college admissions industry podcast. Explore all of our episodes on the show page.

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS

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.