US History is another popular subject taken by student as one of their SAT II subject test. US history as much popular as World History subject. Thousands of students opt for US History subject test. Normally it’s a 60 minutes long exam containing 90 multiple choice questions. If you have thing for History then you must choose US history as one of your SAT II Subject.
The average score for US history is around 650+. You must check out the latest average score from college boards website. It’s quite a high score compared to other subject and it simply signifies that students taking the exam are doing good. People keep asking what is a good SAT score. I will say that anything close to 700 or above is quite good to get admission to good college of your choice. However to reach close to 700, you need to study hard and from standard text books.
Here are best prep books for SAT II US History that you can refer :
- SAT Subject Test in U.S. History (Barron’s Sat Subject Test in U.S. History) by Kenneth R. Senter
- The Official SAT Subject Tests in U.S. & World History Study Guide (Official Sat Subject Tests in U.S. History… by The College Board
- Cracking the SAT U.S. & World History Subject Tests, 2013-2014 Edition (College Test Preparation) by Princeton Review
- Kaplan SAT Subject Test U.S. History 2013-2014 (Kaplan Test Prep) by Kaplan
- The Insider’s SAT II US History Exam by Larry Krieger
Barron’s updated edition provides: a diagnostic test, five full-length practice tests with all questions answered and explained, and an in-depth review of U.S. history, starting with European colonization of North America and covering major topics. Subject review quizzes following every five chapters.
Continuous practice of previous papers is very much necessary to score high marks. You must make some sort of time table to study each and every subject that you are going to take in SAT II. Most of you will sure be taking more than one subject test and hence it’s very important to divide time and read every subject.
We will be coming up study material PDF ebooks which will help you with extra preparation. Till then buy any one of the books and start your preparation for SAT II US history.