The following test strategies are published in the AP US History Crash Course*. The strategies include those to be used in completing all portions of the exam. The first portion deals with the multiple choice section. The second part is about the DBQ. The final section includes strategies for the Free Response essays.
For your review: APUSH Exam Strategies
*Krieger, Larry. AP US History Crash Course. Piscataway, NJ: Research & Education Association, Inc., 2010.