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Advanced Placement (AP)

The Advanced Placement (AP) is a program offering college-level curriculum and exams to high school students. American colleges often grant placement and course credit to students who obtain high scores above a certain number on the examinations.

Benefits:
  •  Most US Colleges recognize AP and offer credit for scores (usually 4 or 5) 
  • Show challenge/rigor for college admissions. 

 Consideration: 

  • Chance for college credit is dependent on a single test 
  • Cost: Free to take the course. $95/test plus book fees. (fee subject to change)  

 How to Earn Credit for Your Scores

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