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AP tests as a senior...for the sake of college credit and not college apps

pigs_at_seapigs_at_sea - Posts: 2,899 Senior Member
edited November 2009 in AP Tests Preparation
Ok, so I want some advice!!
I'm a senior, and am trying to decide whether to take all/a few AP tests in May.
here are the AP tests that I will definately take:
-Chemistry
-Calculus BC
-Physics C

and here are some AP tests that I am hesitant about, because my potential colleges don't accept credit/acknowledge them
- English Literature (already took Eng Lang and got a 5)
- US Government
- Statistics

should I take any of those last three just for the sake of completion, and to make my teachers for those subjects feel better? or should I just take what I think is necessary and save money?
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Replies to: AP tests as a senior...for the sake of college credit and not college apps

  • eager4collegeeager4college Registered User Posts: 110 Junior Member
    its under 100$ per test, and if you earn college credit you save more than that, so I say do it
  • jerrry4445jerrry4445 Registered User Posts: 2,741 Senior Member
    i would take the ap exams just for fun and to evaluate how well i know the materail. but if u want college credit and to save a bunch of time, go ahead.
  • byuboundbyubound Registered User Posts: 1,327 Senior Member
    If you can't get credit for them, don't take the exams. That is basically the whole point of taking them. Especially for Lit, since you already passed the Lang exam. Stat and Gov aren't that difficult in comparison to the others that you are definitely taking, so they're not even worth your time. If you can't get anything from them, just forget about it. Save time to study for those other exams, and money too.
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