Do colleges need official AP Scores to make their decisions? Some universities ask students to self-report. Others require official reports. For those that want official ones, do they need them for decisions, or only to consider course exemption for the accepted student? In other words, can I hold off on sending my official AP Scores until they make their decision, and I make mine to go there? In particular, the UC application asks for AP Scores, and reminds me that I have to report official ones from College Board. Do I need to do that before they review my application?