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Pre-Ap Algebra 2 or Regular Algebra 2

TheGymnast08TheGymnast08 Posts: 76Registered User Junior Member
edited August 2005 in High School Life
I'm going to be a sophomore next year. And I am deciding weather or not to take Pre-Ap Algebra 2 or Take Regular Algebra 2. I Made an 86 last year for the whole year in Regular Geometry. I was wondering if any one could give me advice. I don’t know if it would be work taking pre-ap algebra 2 if math is my weakest subject. Plus I do gymnastics 3 (M,W,F) times and track Tuesdays and Thursdays. So I wanted to know if taking pre-ap algebra 2 would be something that I should take in high school if I am planning to be pre-med in college. Even though all my other core classes and Spanish are pre-ap and world history is AP.

Thanks in Advance
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Replies to: Pre-Ap Algebra 2 or Regular Algebra 2

  • TheGymnast08TheGymnast08 Posts: 76Registered User Junior Member
    Bump Please
  • GreenDayFanGreenDayFan Posts: 3,928Registered User Senior Member
    what the hell is this Pre-AP stuff. Why don;t they just call it honors algebra 2. And it depends on what colleges you are considering. If you want to go to a top college, you need to take the toghest courseload possible, if you are applying to a not so uber selective college/university, then do whatever and do your best. Good Luck
  • RickFRickF Posts: 169Registered User Junior Member
    pre-ap alg 2
  • CDN_dancerCDN_dancer Posts: 2,579Registered User Senior Member
    GreenDayFan, I guess calling it "Pre-AP" makes it sound better...*shrug*

    The Gymnast08, one of the requirements for undergrad pre-med is Calculus, and it seems like a lot of universities are asking high school students to take a calculus course while in high school (prep for the college level I guess). It might be best to take Pre-AP Algebra. I'm not sure what the requirements are at your school, but for me, students interested in taking Calculus are required to take the advanced math course.
  • nicktx7nicktx7 Posts: 26Registered User New Member
    I live in Texas too, and for some reason the courses are named "pre-ap whatever" so it's not just his school. However, I'm pretty sure they are equivalent to honors classes.
  • OhNoItsHeatherOhNoItsHeather Posts: 399Registered User Member
    I would go ahead with the Pre-AP, too. And it seems that most people are either really good at geometry and love it, but not so great at Algebra...or vice versa. So I wouldn't assume that just because you got an 86 in Geometry that math was one of your weak subjects.
  • MonolithMonolith Posts: 57Registered User Junior Member
    Pre-AP algebra 2? lol what the hell is that? The only class AP that could be preparing you for is calculus, and that would be like two years after at least...
  • so save meso save me Posts: 517Registered User Member
    algebra 2 and geometry really are not alike, so i'd say.. go for the pre-ap. =D
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