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How important are AP classes?
As a junior entering my senior year, I'm wondering if taking AP Human Geo is something i should consider doing. It's the only AP class that i wouldn't end up taking at my school - i took AP Bio sophomore year, AP English Lang and AP Gov this year, and plan on taking AP English Lit and AP Calc BC next year. Because of my schedule though, I only have room for 1 classes out of 2 candidates next year: AP Human Geo or Orchestra. I am in band as well, so it wouldn't be too big a hit in the fine arts aspect of my transcript if i were to drop orchestra, but i am also going to be section leader next year in a very strong music program, and it's fun too. When i was reading some posts here though, i noticed that a very high regard for AP classes. Are they really that important in the college admission process? I'm probably going into science/ math, so neither one will really significantly affect whatever I go into, but I want to know if AP's really matter that much, even if they're unrelated to future plans.7 replies
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