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State AP Scholars 2016

snaketail9snaketail9 Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
edited August 2016 in AP Tests Preparation
Throughout high school I always wondered how many tests I needed to take in order to receive this award. Today, I received an email letting me know that I had earned the State AP Scholar Award. Figured I could start this discussion so other State AP Scholars could post about their awards and so other students could get an idea of their chances of receiving this award in their state. Not sure that it truly matters considering most of us are already headed to college but it's nice to get the recognition!

Personally, I took 18 tests throughout high school, earning 15 fives and 3 fours to get the State Award in Iowa.

Replies to: State AP Scholars 2016

  • WOLFHEART555WOLFHEART555 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    edited August 2016
    I just won the State award too! I'm a rising senior from New Hampshire and I've taken 16 tests (10 5s, 6 4s) so far. Came as a bit of a surprise - there was a girl at my school who took 10 APs just this year, so I thought I'd definitely be out of the running!
    Not sure if I can fit this in on the Common App, but I'll find a place...
  • m22boysm22boys Registered User Posts: 35 Junior Member
    I am taking my son to start his freshman year of college and he found out a couple of days ago that he won for Alaska. He took 15 exams with twelve 5s and three 4s. I agree it does not help much for graduated seniors but for a rising senior to beat out all the other students in the state who have had one more year of high school? Kudos to you WOLFHEART 555!
  • hhjjlalahhjjlala Registered User Posts: 729 Member

    16..... up to junior year? You're crazy.
  • WOLFHEART555WOLFHEART555 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    @m22boys: Thanks! My high school was kind enough to let me get an early start and take 2 in 8th grade.
    @hhjjlala: Yeah, I've been told :P
  • ObitoSigmaObitoSigma Registered User Posts: 304 Member
    I'm curious to know how many AP exams the Florida State Scholar took. Sadly, I doubt 19 would be nearly as much for a state like Florida. But then again, maybe the geniuses are too busy taking Florida-exclusive AICE courses? :P
  • EPA123EPA123 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    My son took 24 AP exams (19 5s and 5 4s) in Florida. As far as I know, we haven't heard anything yet. Does anyone know if there is a "by name" list posted online?
  • EPA123EPA123 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Checked on the scores section of the AP website - he did win the State AP award for Florida.
  • martychondriamartychondria Registered User Posts: 22 Junior Member
    Lol...come to North Dakota. I'm a rising senior that got state AP scholar after taking 9 tests (fives in all). It makes sense since only four to five schools in our state offer APs. In some ways I can see why the award isn't fair for the people living in large states though.
  • AAshesAAshes Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    I'm a rising senior in Washington State, and I got State AP Scholar in August. I took 21 exams by the end of junior year with a 4.8 average.
  • hhjjlalahhjjlala Registered User Posts: 729 Member

  • WaterpoloGod23WaterpoloGod23 Registered User Posts: 60 Junior Member
    Does anyone know the award for Oregon?
  • DataminerDataminer Registered User Posts: 147 Junior Member
    @WaterpoloGod23 Westview High School offers 19 APs. Someone there will be crazy enough to take them all.
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