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Do I need to take an AP course to…

So you want to take an AP exam, but your school does not offer the requisite AP course. What are your options? Find out here!

AP Language

AP Language: World Languages and Cultures

Est-ce que vous aimez étudier des autres langues, comme le français ou le chinois? If you could understand that sentence, then the AP Language exams are right up your alley!

AP Test Scores

Master the AP exams: Are AP test scores important?

Are AP tests required for college applications? What happens if you score poorly on these exams? Here, we'll go through the reasons why AP test scores may help your application.

Taking AP Tests

Taking AP tests vs. SAT Subject Tests

Should you be taking AP tests or SAT Subject tests? The answer is both! Learn more about the different qualities of these two types of exams.

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Do I need math for the AP science tests?

If you love science but aren't so great at math, you may be wondering if you can excel on any of the AP science exams. Find out here!

AP Economics

Master the AP Exams: AP Economics

Become a master of supply and demand and fiscal policy with our expert guide to AP Economics, Micro and Macro!

AP Statistics

Master the AP Exams: AP Statistics

Learn about Poisson distributions and multivariable regressions in our simple guide to mastering the AP Statistics exam.

AP Physics

Master the AP Exams: AP Physics

Are you fascinated by the subatomic world of the very small and the heart-stopping wonder of the cosmically large? AP Physics might be for you.

AP Calculus

Master the AP Exams: AP Calculus

Calculus is a famously difficult subject, but it doesn't have to be difficult for you! Read more to find out how you can master the AP Calculus exams.

AP History

Master the AP Exams: AP History

Not a fan of history? There's no need to defenestrate yourself! Check out our easy AP history guide to see if one of these exams is right for you.

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The Ultimate Guide to Mastering the AP Tests

What's a good AP score? What Advanced Placement courses does the College Board offer? If you're new to AP tests, then this is the article for you.

AP Exam Schedule

What is the 2018 AP Exam Schedule?

It's never too early to start prepping for AP's. Learn more about the courses that College Board offers and which tests are right for you.

Advanced Placement test

What is an Advanced Placement (AP) course?

Taking an AP course shows that a student wants to challenge herself, and many universities give credit to those who score well on AP exams.

Studying for AP exams

AP Exams: Who earns 4s and 5s?

The second of three posts discussing the details of Advanced Placement exam scores. Which exams do students score 5s on most often, and why?