AP® Computer Science Principles Crash Course®
Fully Revised and Updated 2nd Edition for the 2021 Exam!
A Higher Score in Less Time!
At REA, we invented the quick-review study guide for AP® exams. A decade later, REA’s Crash Course® remains the top choice for AP® students who want to make the most of their study time and earn a high score.
Here’s why more AP® teachers and students turn to REA’s AP® Computer Science Principles Crash Course®:
- Targeted Review – Study Only What You Need to Know. REA’s all-new 2nd edition addresses all the latest test revisions. Our Crash Course® is based on an in-depth analysis of the revised AP® Computer Science Principles Course and Exam Description and sample AP® test questions, released by the College Board in 2020. We cover 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 a veteran AP® Computer Science teacher, 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 his advice, you can boost your score.
- Realistic Practice Questions – a mini-test in the book, a full-length exam online. Are you ready for your exam? Try our focused practice set inside the book. Then go online to take our full-length practice exam. You’ll get the benefits of timed testing, detailed answers, and automatic scoring that pinpoints your performance based on the official AP® exam topics – so you'll be confident on test day.
When it's crucial crunch time and your Advanced Placement® exam is just around the corner, you need REA's Crash Course for AP® Computer Science Principles!
About the AuthorJacqueline Corricelli
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.