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Good idea?

NiteStrikerNiteStriker Registered User Posts: 239 Junior Member
edited February 2010 in College Admissions
Right now I'm thinking of classes that I want to take during my senior year (next year). I've decided on:

Calculus BC
AP French
AP Comparative Government
AP Literature
AP Physics C
AP Chemistry
Study Hall Period

I'm also interested in taking AP Economics. However, my school doesn't offer that class but my county offers an online course that I can add to my schedule. Because my planned schedule is currently full, I'm not sure if I should take out AP Chem and put in AP Econ. I originally thought that it would really help if I took both AP Physics and AP Chem since I'm interested in attending an engineering school since those generally require freshmen to take physics and chem.

Is it a good idea to take AP Economics instead of AP Chemistry? I guess maybe I could talk to my counselor later but I just thought I should seek more opinions.
Post edited by NiteStriker on

Replies to: Good idea?

  • Skittsie13Skittsie13 Registered User Posts: 169 Junior Member
    Why not take AP Economics instead of study hall?
  • RachPlaysDrumsRachPlaysDrums Registered User Posts: 86 Junior Member
    AP Econ (micro or macro) is definitely reasonable to self-teach, so that's another option. If it's just the college credit you're interested in, you could buy the PR book or whatever and then study it and take the AP test.
  • NiteStrikerNiteStriker Registered User Posts: 239 Junior Member
    Thank you for the replies :)

    I guess maybe I'll do that and yes, I wanted the college credit for that class. It seems like there won't really be much of a difference if I choose to self-study since I'll be doing that most of the time if I choose to do the online course.

    I'm pretty sure that next year I'll have a lot of homework so I wanted a free period so that I'll have some extra time to study and do homework.
  • kiterunner18kiterunner18 Registered User Posts: 1,394 Senior Member
    I would cut out the free hour and put the online class in. You don't want to have any regrets end of senior year.
  • xkito23xxkito23x Registered User Posts: 14 New Member
    woah, those are a lot of AP's. hope you're no overloaded.
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