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Drop AP Spanish Lang? Is the exam difficult?

freyyzfreyyz Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
edited September 13 in High School Life
I'm currently a junior taking AP Spanish Lang and Culture. I'm homeschooled so I am taking this course online. But my online school did not offer Spanish 3 or Spanish 4, so I had to jump from Spanish 2 to AP Spanish. On top of this, I'm taking 4 other AP courses and most of my time goes towards Spanish since it takes me longer to understand and analyze. It is proving to be very difficult so I was wondering, would dropping this look bad for college since I only have 2 language credits? Another option I was wondering was just completing the course and not taking the AP exam because I'm afraid of completely failing it. What would be the best option?

Replies to: Drop AP Spanish Lang? Is the exam difficult?

  • IAmNotCreativIAmNotCreativ Registered User Posts: 801 Member
    Is there a way for you to take Spanish courses through dual enrollment? If so, you could start in Spanish 2 and continue from there.
  • bopperbopper Registered User Posts: 8,070 Senior Member
    You shoudl find a way to take SPanish 3 some other way.
  • DadTwoGirlsDadTwoGirls Registered User Posts: 2,642 Senior Member
    It sounds like the jump from jump from Spanish 2 to AP is just too large a jump. I can see that this would take too much time away from your other classes, and am inclined to agree with @bopper that you need to find a different way to take Spanish 3. To me this would imply dropping AP Spanish for now.

    I know that some universities offer immersion French classes that you can take over the summer. There should be something similar that you could do for Spanish.
  • lookingforwardlookingforward Registered User Posts: 24,567 Senior Member
    edited September 16
    Right, of course it's too huge a jump, without better background. Yes, it's far better to have 3 years than two. Now's your chance to do some problem solving. See what a local college offers or a different online program.
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