Tag: AP courses

Pre-College Credit: How to Earn It and How It Transfers

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

There are plenty of ways to get credits for college in high school. Learn about different types of credits and how they might transfer with this helpful guide. read more

Inside Info on AP Courses: Which Ones Should You Take?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Rebecca has taken 11 Advanced Placement courses and has a ton of inside information to share. Here's her guide on all your AP choices, from Math to English and everything in between. read more

Why You Should Take IB Classes in High School Instead of AP

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CollegeXpress Student Writer; Graduate, University of Colorado, Boulder

Are you considering IB classes in high school? Here are some of the benefits and challenges of this advanced curriculum. read more

Are AP Tests Really Worth It?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Indiana University

Many high school juniors and seniors are enrolled in one, two, three, or even more AP courses, hoping to receive credit for their AP test scores and stand out in their college applications. But are AP tests really worth it? Here are the pros and cons of these college-level courses and exams. read more

10 Study Tips to Help You Conquer AP Tests

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether you're tackling your very first test this year or prepping for your very last one, these 10 study tips will help you score high on any AP exam. read more

A Prep Class for a Prep Class? What I Got from My AP Prep Course

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Student, Middletown High School North

Should you take a summer intensive "class" to prepare for the tough AP or honors classes ahead? This student did. Here she explains why and what she learned. read more

Should You Take an AP Course?

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Student

Advanced Placement. It's funny how two little words can sound so daunting . . . read more

The Beginning of the End of AP Credit?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Dartmouth College recently announced that they will no longer grant credit for AP exams. Could this mark the beginning of the end of the program? read more

Should I take AP tests?

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In short, the answer is, "yes." However, there's a lot of debate out there about the answer to this question. Here are some good reasons why you should take AP exams. read more