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AP classes hardest to easiest?

Dave_BerryDave_Berry Posts: 33,344CC Admissions Expert Senior Member
edited January 2013 in High School Life
Will someone rank the AP classes, most difficult being number one and going down in difficulty. Anyone can throw in their opinioins and rankings. I was just wondering ya know.
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Replies to: AP classes hardest to easiest?

  • oneiros lykos8oneiros lykos8 Posts: 710Registered User Member
    There was already a thread posted on this. With a very similar subject line too. Try searching for it.
  • Squirrel888Squirrel888 Posts: 395Registered User Member
    IMO IMO IMO
    Hardest: AP Physics C
    One of the easiest: AP Calculus
    Easiest: AP Phsycology
  • bdreammbdreamm Posts: 127Registered User Junior Member
    How is AP calculus one of the easiest?
  • sentient89sentient89 Posts: 504Registered User Member
    Calc is pretty freakin easy at our school too, precalc is supposedly the hard one :-/, maybe the teachers at our school do a good job in precalc to prep for calc ^^.

    I've heard AP Euro is supposed to be the hardest school in our building, but now that I'm in it, it feels pretty easy :-/. Btw, AP Psych is def. the easiest class on the face of the earth.
  • KaridoKarido Posts: 101Registered User Junior Member
    My school AP Bio and AP Physics are by far the hardest, just because of the insane workload they give us (I'd say Average for AP Bio was 2.5hours/day of HW, Average for AP Physics was 2 hours/day)

    Medium APs I'd say AP Calc AB//BC, AP Art history, AP Euro, AP US

    Easiest AP Stat by farrrrr, AP English is also pretty easy

    (I'm only judging ones I've taken)
  • sentient89sentient89 Posts: 504Registered User Member
    Yeah, I've heard that AP Bio is pretty hard too. I'm taking it at the moment, the work load is comparable to that of AP euro IMO :-/. I feel there is quite a bit more emphasis on memorization though, oddly.
  • ReDbUll298ReDbUll298 Posts: 290Registered User Junior Member
    hardest: physics, chem, ECONOMICS!!
    high medium: calculus, english literature, latin
    low medium: us history, biology
    easiest: us government, statistics, english language

    in my school, there are more APS but ive taken nearly all of those.
  • simfishsimfish Posts: 1,125. Senior Member
    Rankings really are useless. How can you compare literature versus physics? I would just go to their respective websites and evaluate them individually. I, a strong math/science student with Asperger's SYndrome, would find AP Physics C to be MUCH EASIER than AP French Literature, for example.
  • rExRuN467rExRuN467 Posts: 1,215Registered User Senior Member
    no dis is how it really goes
    Hardest:Chem, Physics, Government and EConomics, Latin, for ssure, and Bio..definitely..tons of things to memorize the questions are far more difficult than honors bio.
    medium-Us History, Euro, Calculus, Studio Art..i duno my friend told me this
    easiest-stats, art history, computer science, english,
  • imiracle911imiracle911 Posts: 3,309Registered User Senior Member
    Hardest: AP USH
    Medium easy: AP Chem, Economics
    Easiest: AP Calc BC
  • albert123albert123 Posts: 72Registered User Junior Member
    From what I've taken/taking

    Hardest:
    1. AP Comp Sci AB (from what I heard)
    AP Bio (just workload)
    Medium:
    Ap Physics C (not bad), AP Calc BC (ok), AP English

    EASY

    AP Stats (easiest crap ever, took it as a sophomore rape!)
    AP American (easy)
    AP Euro (easy)
  • goalie1258goalie1258 Posts: 89Registered User Junior Member
    Hardest - world history sucked
    Medium- US History, Physics C
    Easy - Calc BC, Stats, Chem
  • VashTheStampedeVashTheStampede Posts: 86Registered User Junior Member
    ap physics C was by far the easiest AP i've taken. I had to actually do some work, but it was an easy 5.
  • platinumtlcplatinumtlc Posts: 304Registered User Junior Member
    for me,
    1. AP Bio is hardest
    2. AP Lit is easiest.
  • goalie1258goalie1258 Posts: 89Registered User Junior Member
    ap physics has this stigma surrounding it at my school for having the highest fail rate in the school, but that's only because the teacher doesn't spoon-feed the material to you. in reality it's not that bad, probably the most useful AP I've encountered
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