AP® Psychology

Trusted tips and strategies from Barron’s

experts to get you through exam day.

March 29, 2023

What’s Tested on the AP Psychology Exam?

The AP Psychology exam has two parts: a multiple-choice section and a free-response section. You will have two hours to complete the whole test. The multiple-choice portion of the exam contains 100 five-choice (A to E) questions. You will have 70 minutes to complete this section. 

March 27, 2023

Top 5 Study Tips for the AP Psychology Exam

Preparing for the AP Psychology Exam can seem overwhelming, but the following five tips will help you approach the test confidently and help you hit your goal AP Psychology Exam score. 

March 17, 2023

AP Psychology Key Terms

Having a strong knowledge of the key terms you’ll come across on the AP Psychology exam will do more than boost your multiple-choice score; you’ll also be better prepared to respond to both the Concept Application and Research Design essay prompts. 

March 17, 2023

Top AP Psychology Exam Multiple-Choice Question Tips

Two-thirds of your AP Psychology exam grade depends upon your performance on the multiple-choice questions. Review expert test-taking strategies that will help you with the exam.

March 1, 2023

Top AP Psychology Exam Free-Response Questions Tips

The AP Psychology Free Response Question is a different type of writing assignment than you're probably used to. Read on for some AP Psychology Free Response Question tips and strategies.

March 1, 2023

AP Psychology Sample Free-Response Question

Read the following sample AP Psychology free-response question, grading rubric, and answer for an idea of what you’ll see on the AP Psychology exam.