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How many acceptees took AP classes? (nt)

officerofficer Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
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Replies to: How many acceptees took AP classes? (nt)

  • zachogdenzachogden Registered User Posts: 334 Member
    I have no idea what no text mess means, but I took AP euro and AP chem (just the exam, my school only offers "advanced chem") last year and AP literature and AP calc this year.
  • Bossf51Bossf51 Registered User Posts: 2,610 Senior Member
    I think nt means no text within the body of the message...anyway, a lot of kids take AP but by no means all. My son had taken AP English and History prior to being appointed. But they are not required nor do they give you a particular edge in my humble opinion.
  • officerofficer Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
    or how many classes if I did. I plan on taking AP Calculus and Economics. For the languages and history, I was just going to take SAT II's because they don't have essays. I'm trying to plan out what the admissions officers are going to want to see.

    Oh, no text mess (no text message)---it just means that I had to type "something" in the message field that was at least 10 letters or it won't let you post
  • CGAMOM2012CGAMOM2012 Registered User Posts: 42 Junior Member
    my d took ap us history, 2 ap englishes, ap biology, ap music theory, ap environmental science, honors calculus . She's not planning on taking ap exams this May since CGA does their own placement tests during the summer. Agree with boss51, don't think ap will give a particular edge. I believe some school's regular classes are on par with other school's ap classes. Good luck!
  • Cutter44Cutter44 Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
    10th grade
    AP US History

    11th grade
    AP Chemistry
    AP World History

    12th grade
    AP Calculus
    AP Probability & Statistics
    AP Language & Composition

    I took the exams last year, but I am not taking any of them this year.

    R-day in 78 days!
  • AtlantaDadAtlantaDad Registered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
    Curious if anyone got in without taking calculus in high school?
  • bulletandpimabulletandpima Registered User Posts: 9,826 Senior Member
    Highly doubtful! The admissions dept, looks at what is available at the school, and tbey want the student that has pushed themselves to the hardest core!
  • JustAMomOf4JustAMomOf4 Registered User Posts: 4,563 Senior Member
    If all cadets arrived having taken Calculus then there would not be a need to offer Intro to Calculus or Calculus I.

    The availability of AP classes varies widely from high school to high school. The Academies understand this. They look for a student who challenges him/herself in core courses. It is important to take a high level of courses - in most cases the highest level that your school offers.
    Concentrating on the core math courses that include or lead up to Calculus is important as you will be expected to take Calculus - and higher - at all the academies. Taking Chemistry (with a lab) is also important as well.
  • ObjeeObjee Registered User Posts: 31 Junior Member
    The majority of incoming cadets have taken Calculus in high school or at prep school, but some have not. If you take Pre-Calculus during your junior year, it's recommended you take Calculus (versus Statistics, Economics, or some other math course) during your senior year. Physics is another important course that many students may opt out of senior year in lieu of another type of science class.

    If you're serious about attending CGA, get serious about your high school curriculum and performance...unfortunately, there is no easy road to an appointment.
  • Stitch626Stitch626 Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    My D took:
    11th Grade: AP History, AP English
    12th Grade: AP Chemistry, AP Gov't, AP English Lit

    She was offered & accepted the Prep School Scholars Program, probably because she did not take Physics and, even though she is taking Calculus, it is not AP or Honors.
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