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WHY TAKE AP COURSES?


Posted Date: 03/25/2019

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1.  Students earn a weighted grade point average upon completion of an AP Course and the AP Exam for that course.  The elevated grade point increases eligibility for scholarships and makes candidates more attractive for college admission.

2.  Higher scores on the ACT test confirm the college level knowledge and skills a student gains in the AP classroom.

3.  AP Exam scores of 3, 4, or 5 are considered qualifying scores.  Most colleges will give college credit for the courses with qualifying scores.

4.  AP courses can reduce college tuition when students have had the opportunity to earn the college credit in high school.

5.  Research indicates that students who are successful in AP typically experience greater academic success in college than similar students who did not participate in AP.