AP® Computer Science Principles Crash Course®
A Higher Score in Less Time!
REA's AP® Computer Science Principles Crash Course® is the top choice for the last-minute studier or any Computer Science Principles student who wants a quick refresher on the course.
Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® Computer Science Principles exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?
If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® Computer Science Principles is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:
Targeted Review - Study Only What You Need to Know. The review is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP® Computer Science Principles course description outline and sample AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time.
Expert Test-taking Strategies and Advice. Written by Jacqueline Corricelli, an award-winning AP® Computer Science Principles teacher and test development expert, the book gives you the topics and critical context that will matter most on exam day. Crash Course® relies on the author’s extensive analysis of the test’s structure and content. By following her advice, you can boost your score.
REA's Online Practice Exam. Are you ready for your exam? Take REA's practice exam and find out. You'll get the benefits of timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. Our practice exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you'll be confident on test day.
Whether you're cramming for the exam or reinforcing what you learn as you go through the course, this is the study guide every AP® Computer Science Principles student must have.
About the Author
Jacqueline Corricelli teaches AP Computer Science Principles at Conard High School, West Hartford, Connecticut, and serves as an independent consultant to the College Board for the AP Computer Science Principles Course.
In 2013, she received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the United States' highest honor for K-12 teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science).
In 2017, she was one of just 10 teachers to be honored with the Computer Science Teaching Excellence Award. This international award is sponsored by Infosys Foundation USA; the Association for Computing Machinery, the world's leading computing society; and the Computer Science Teachers Association.
In 2019, she was named to the first-ever Computer Science Teachers Association Equity Fellowship. The fellowship is devoted to closing educational disparities affecting female students, underrepresented students of color, English language learners, and special-needs students.
teaches AP Computer Science Principles, AP Computer Science A, and Cryptography & Cybersecurity at Conard High School in West Hartford, Connecticut. A public school educator since 2003, she believes that students at all levels can and should learn computer science. As a College Board course developer and pilot instructor for AP Computer Science Principles, Ms. Corricelli crisscrossed the United States to help power the largest course launch in the history of the AP program.
Her passion for computer science education transcends the classroom. In 2019, she was named to the first-ever Computer Science Teachers Association Equity Fellowship. The fellowship is devoted to closing educational disparities affecting female students, underrepresented students of color, English language learners, and special-needs students. Ms. Corricelli is also a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, America’s highest honor for K-12 teachers of mathematics and science.
Formerly a radar systems engineer, Ms. Corricelli is a member of the Connecticut Department of Education CS Advisory Group, which works to improve access to computer science education. She is Vice President of the Connecticut Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA CT). She earned her B.A. in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Connecticut and her M.S. in Mathematics Secondary Education from Westfield State University.