AP® Human Geography

Trusted tips and strategies from Barron’s experts to get you through exam day.

August 1, 2021

What’s Tested on the AP Human Geography Exam?

The AP Human Geography exam contains two sections and lasts for two hours and 15 minutes. The first section includes 60 multiple-choice questions; students are given 60 minutes to complete this portion of the exam. In the remaining 75 minutes, students answer three free-response essay questions. 

August 1, 2021

AP Human Geography FAQs

Preparing for the AP Human Geography exam requires more than just knowing the material; you also need to be familiar with the ins and outs of the AP exam itself. Read on to find answers to all your logistical questions about the AP Human Geography exam.

August 1, 2021

AP Human Geography Question Types and Strategies

Outside of thoroughly studying the content described in the APHG course, the best way to prepare for the exam is by actually answering questions similar to those that you will see on test day. The following are strategies to help you become an effective test-taker, and we would advise you to practice these strategies while taking practice tests, such that these strategies essentially become second-nature for test day.

August 1, 2021

Top 5 Study Tips for the AP Human Geography Exam

Preparing for the AP Human Geography exam can seem overwhelming, but the following tips and resources will help you approach the test confidently and help you hit your goal AP Human Geography exam score.

August 1, 2021

AP Human Geography Unit 1: Thinking Geographically Notes

There’s a huge amount of information to digest as you prepare for the AP Human Geography Exam. We’ve compiled concise unit summaries and key terms to help you organize your thoughts and prepare for the AP Human Geography test. Read on for our summary and key terms for AP Human Geography Unit 1.

August 1, 2021

AP Human Geography Unit 2: Population and Migration Patterns and Processes Notes

With tons of information to retain as you study for the AP Human Geography Exam, use our concise unit summaries and key terms to help you organize your AP Human Geography Exam studies. Keep reading for our summary and key terms for AP Human Geography Unit 2.

August 1, 2021

AP Human Geography Unit 3: Cultural Patterns and Processes Notes

There’s so much to remember as you study for the AP Human Geography Exam. To help you organize your AP Human Geography studies, we’ve compiled short unit summaries and key terms for you to use. See our AP Human Geography Unit 3 summary and key terms below. 

August 1, 2021

AP Human Geography Unit 4: Political Patterns and Processes Notes

Use our concise AP Human Geography unit summaries and key terms to organize your studies in preparation for the AP Human Geography Exam. Read on for our AP Human Geography Unit 4 summary and key terms. 

August 1, 2021

AP Human Geography Unit 5: Agricultural and Rural Land-Use Patterns and Processes Notes

There’s a lot of information to keep track of as you prepare for the AP Human Geography Exam. For effective, organized review, see our AP Human Geography Unit 5 summary and key terms below. 

August 1, 2021

AP Human Geography Unit 6: Cities and Urban Land-Use Patterns and Processes Notes

Preparing for the AP Human Geography Exam requires you to learn and remember lots of information. To help you stay organized as you study for the AP Human Geography Test, we’ve compiled lists of key terms and provided concise summaries for each AP Human Geography unit. Read on for our AP Human Geography Unit 6 summary and key terms.

August 1, 2021

AP Human Geography Unit 7: Industrial and Economic Development Patterns and Processes

With so much information to learn and retain as you study for the AP Human Geography Exam, it’s important to review effectively. To help you organize your studies, we’ve provided concise summaries and key terms for each AP Human Geography unit. Read on for our AP Human Geography Unit 7 summary and key terms.