AP college level courses and exams help students earn college credit and stand out in the admissions process. The AP exams give students who demonstrate exemplary skill in a particular subject area an opportunity to challenge themselves further. AP classes provide material that goes beyond the scope of a typical high school class in each particular discipline. These exams are given in the middle of May.
- One of the most important criteria for college admission.
- Receive recognition from more than 3,600 colleges and universities that annually receive AP Exam scores. Over 90% of 4-year colleges in the U.S. provide credit and/or advanced placement for qualifying scores.
- Have time to move into upper-level courses in your field of interest, pursue a double major, or study abroad.
- Design a college experience that suits you and gives you the flexibility to get the most out of your college years.
- Free up time during a semester at college to focus your attention on fewer more intensive classes.
- Show your willingness to take the most rigorous courses available to you.
- Improve your writing skills and sharpen your problem-solving techniques.
- Develop the study habits necessary for tackling rigorous course work.
- Engage in intense discussions, solve problems collaboratively and learn to write clearly and persuasively.
Register at your school through the guidance department.
Advanced Placement Subject Areas include:
Comparative Government & Politics
U.S. Government & Politics