What does Advanced Placement mean to the Montclair High School student?
Advanced Placement …
- Offers the student the opportunity to take a college level course while in high school
- Offers the student the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school
- AP courses are based on a national curriculum that the teacher must follow
- AP exams dates are set by the College Board
- Scoring: Done on a 1-5 scale. To receive credit in a course many colleges require a 4 or 5. Check with each college you may be interested in applying to for their requirements.
- Sitting for the AP exam is a requirement of the course.
- Many highly selective colleges believe that the AP is a better predictor of college performance than the SAT because the AP test represents a whole year of learning while the SAT assesses a specific set of skills.
- AP work / exam score = backstage passes
- Selective universities / colleges will question an application if exam scores are unavailable..
For more information on AP Testing, please click below here: AP Testing Info
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