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Would I be competent in AP Lang?

KabasiKabasi Registered User Posts: 26 Junior Member
Hello,

I'm a freshman and just passed a test to skip sophomore American Literature. I read books and wrote an essay for it. Now I have the choice of going to AP Lang if I so choose. I scored in the 98th percentile in reading on the PSAT 9, so would I be able to handle taking AP Lang? I should have gotten 99th I think, but I didn't pay attention to time. I would dual enroll English senior year after taking Lit in junior year.

Thank you!

Replies to: Would I be competent in AP Lang?

  • snowfairy137snowfairy137 Registered User Posts: 2,059 Senior Member
    If the school's allowing you to take it then yes, you'd be competent.
  • 1989swiftie1989swiftie Registered User Posts: 82 Junior Member
    edited May 2017
    Oh yeah, you'll be totally fine. I took AP Lang and I had high scores like you going in and had no problem.
  • mohchan360mohchan360 Registered User Posts: 245 Junior Member
    I went from regular English I and II freshmen and sophomore year to AP Lang junior year and got a 5 on the exam, even though my Lang teacher taught practically nothing.

    Base on your English history you seem more than qualified. Just know how to write a basic essay with quotes from sources, you'll be fine.
  • gopgalgopgal Registered User Posts: 97 Junior Member
    yeah do it. AP Lang wasn't that bad at all and I'm more of a math person, so English DEFINITELY isn't my thing. you will do great im sure of it
  • gardenstategalgardenstategal Registered User Posts: 4,038 Senior Member
    At my son's school, AP Language was the sophomore English class for the top half of the class. It sounds like you will be fine.
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