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How can I decide which AP's to take? Help?

xxeliza321xxxxeliza321xx Registered User Posts: 408 Member
edited October 2011 in AP Tests Preparation
I'm asking because I'm just not sure...I have never taken an AP before, and my grades are pretty balanced all around (80's-85's), so its hard to decide, based on my grades.

Also, I am currently a junior in high school. Will it be too late for colleges to see that I've taken an AP if I take it senior year (I don't think there are any half year courses)?

Thanks.
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Replies to: How can I decide which AP's to take? Help?

  • div301div301 Registered User Posts: 761 Member
    Colleges do look at your senior year courses and they'll see it as a step in the right direction.

    As the course/courses to take do what you like.

    If you hate chem... don't take it.

    If you love history or Government... take history or government.

    You will dread taking an AP in a subject you despise.

    Some are harder than others but with the work you put in you will see results.
  • xxeliza321xxxxeliza321xx Registered User Posts: 408 Member
    Okay thanks.
    The thing is, the only subjects that I don't want to take AP's in are English and History.

    Another question:
    If I don't like the AP class for one reason or another (like if its too hard or something) can I drop out at any point, or do I have to make my decision within a certain time period (to stay or leave)?
  • div301div301 Registered User Posts: 761 Member
    Ask your counselor but you don't get that option in college. What happens when you have to take college english and college history? If its hard that can only help you. If you don't like it you'll learn to tolerate it.
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