All answers about AP application, preparation, book
AP or Advance Placement is a college-level test administered by The College Board (same as SAT). AP has both advance course and test.
High school students can take AP courses so they can learn their interested subjects in advance. Moreover, they can use AP score to submit at universities according to universities’ requirements.
You can take AP pre-course because you can study your interested subjects before and it can develop your knowledge and skills to make you ready for university study. AP course may be not easy but it will prepare you for your future. Students who pass AP course may skip introduction course when they get into university.
Moreover, AP can increase your chance to find out what you really like, what kind of job you want to do in the future. You can choose your interested courses as AP has 38 subjects from all 6 categories as following:
History and Social & Science
Maths & Computer Science
Who can take AP?
High school students who want to prepare themselves ready for university. Students who want to learn more about their interested subjects and prepare themselves for studying in universities in the Us and Canada.
the test consists of 2 parts:
AP is taken once a year in May. The score will be announced in July.
Students can take this test without studying AP at their schools before. AP can be study at home (homeschooling).
For those at international schools, you may have AP courses at your schools and you can directly apply at your schools. If you are a home-school student, you can also apply at these international schools, too.
AP test takes about 2-3 hours and it starts since 8.00 am.
The test fee is 123 US dollars.
The result will be announced in July. You can only check your score at www.collegeboard.org/register.
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