Tag: AP

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

Poetry Study Guide for AP English Language and Literature Exams

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A quick poetry review that can help you score high on AP English tests, both Literature and Language read more

What Are Test-Optional Colleges All About?

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Freelance Writer

Test-optional schools (aka schools that don't require SAT or ACT scores) have been changing college admissions in a big way. Here's what "test-optional" is all about and what you need to know as you apply to colleges. read more

How to Put the "A" in AP Classes

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High School Student

A junior with 11 courses under her belt offers tips on how to ace advanced placement classes. read more

How to Make the Best Use of Your Time When Practicing for Standardized Tests

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Student, Wachusett Regional High School

For seniors, autumn means college essays and interviews and applications--and their last chance to take those infamous standardized tests. 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 Dreaded Month of May: How to Handle Standardized Test Overload

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English Tutor, TutorNerds

It's May 1, and for many students, that means a whole lot of standardized tests. read more

ICYMI: AP Scores Don't Matter in College Admission

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Director of SAT Programs, Veritas Prep

The first two weeks of May are when AP exams are administered across the country. Although these exams cause tremendous angst among high school teenagers, much of that fear is unfounded. AP exams are much less important to the college admissions process than most high school students, counselors, and parents think. read more