Passed CSET SOCIAL SCIENCE 1-3 on first try. Here is what I used: Economics: Cliffs Quick Review Economics (helpful crash course) Also, the U.S. government has a crash economics website as well. California History: www.californiahistory.net (helpful and quick) U.S. Government: Cliffs Quick Review U.S. Government (helpful crash course) U.S. History: A standard high school U.S. history text book. (Be sure to study heavily on Civil War/ Reconstruction Era, Jackson/Jefferson, and the New Deal Era. World History: A standard high school World History text book. (Be sure to study Feudalism,Age of Exploration, Religions, the plague and its effect on Europe, Population growth, and the World Wars. Geography: The history text books will help you here as well. Note: this is the smallest portion of the test. Final Note: I studied heavily for a month. This test is 50% studying as it is 50% luck. So with that being said, go in confident and well prepared and you'll do just fine! Good Luck!