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Which APs to take?


Replies to: Which APs to take?

  • Tizil7Tizil7 Registered User Posts: 1,686 Senior Member
    Why would you ever want to take environmental science unless you really care about the environment? It's just unnecessary buff - but only for top students. If you don't classify yourself as that type, there's no harm in another AP ;)
  • HCaulfieldHCaulfield Registered User Posts: 150 Junior Member

    Again, as I said in my reply to Mrinal...depends on the college. Credit policy varies from college to college.
  • shreeman3shreeman3 Registered User Posts: 20 New Member
    Hi !According to UMN AP credit policy, I will get 16 credits for Cal BC+Chem and 4 for Bio, Phy C each. At the moment I have decided that I should at least take Cal BC and Chem. Should I take any more APs ?.They are kinda expensive :/.
  • tastyclestastycles Registered User Posts: 183 Junior Member
    If you can get enough credit to graduate early, take more AP's. Otherwise you'll spend more on tuition anyway, so no point doing AP's at this stage.
  • p25indiap25india Registered User Posts: 130 Junior Member
    @Ascaris: As HCaulfied said, Credit Policies are different at all colleges!
    But for engineering, I think majority colleges will be giving credits to Calculus BC, Physics C both parts, , Chemistry, Biology(some colleges only)an mico-macro Economics.

    If you take Cal BC, no need to take AB- BC includes AB sub score, if you take Physics c both parts, no need to take Phy B.

    This is just my opinion! BTW, I have taken 6 APs. and they are not that difficult.

    @Shreeman3: They are expensive but if you look further ahead, they help you in saving money($!), when they get you credits! Of course you have to get a good score to get credit!
  • shreeman3shreeman3 Registered User Posts: 20 New Member
    Thanks for the relies tatstycls, p25India.
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