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Tests and the Rest: College Admissions Industry Podcast


Apr 25, 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 Christy Shriver to share valuable strategies, insights, and resources for getting ready for the AP Literature exam.

What are five things you will learn in this episode?

  1. What is tested on the AP Literature exam?

  2. What are the different approaches required by each essay?

  3. What strategies lead to higher scores on the AP Literature exam?

  4. How should students practice and prepare for the AP Literature exam?

  5. How has AI impacted student readiness for the AP Lit exam?

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 and episode 472 to discuss Getting Ready For The AP Language Exam.

Find Christy at christy@howtolovelitpodcast.com.

LINKS

AP English Language and Composition Exam – AP Central | College Board

AP English Language and Composition Exam

What is the Test Format of the AP® English Language Exam?

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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.