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Will I survive/how hard is AP Economics?

idkscreennamewhaidkscreennamewha Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
edited January 13 in High School Life
So I'm a sophomore and my schedule for next year that I'm certain about is:

AP US History- I'll be fine but will be a lot of work
AP Physics 1- think I'll be ok?
AP Lang - biggest worry of all my core AP's
Honors Precalc- will be easy
French 4- will be easy
Advanced marketing- will be easy
I have one class left and I'm thinking AP economics but I have no idea how hard it is and if I'll be able to keep up with my other classes. So does anyone know if they found AP econ to be hard?

Replies to: Will I survive/how hard is AP Economics?

  • Bookgal12Bookgal12 Registered User Posts: 167 Junior Member
    I found ap econ to be fairly easy and my teacher had a good revision policy. I would suggest talking to econ students at your school and maybe the econ teacher. Like any other AP you'll need to put time in so make sure you have the time to put in to be successful. Overall econ is the easiest ap I've taken.
  • BiologyMajorHereBiologyMajorHere Registered User Posts: 108 Junior Member
    I haven't taken any of those classes (Except French and Precalc, I'll explain), but here is what I gathered from other students.
    APUSH - A lot of work, especially because it is only about the United States, making it go more in depth than let's say APWH. However, if you are great at history, it will probably not seem as difficult. Doing well on the AP exam relies on a good teacher and studying a great amount, unless you already have a strong background in history
    AP Physics 1 - Are you good at math? Then you'll probably be fine. Still a decent amount of work, but it is one of the most commonly taken APs at our school. However, the AP exam is extremely difficult, even with people who got an A in the class and were strong in math.
    AP Lang - This is different for anyone. If you are great at writing, you'll probably be fine. However, if it isn't one of your strongest subjects, just take an honors. The AP exam is difficult, but once again, it varies on how well you are at writing.
    Honors Precalculus - If you are good at trigonometry, then it will be extremely easy. However, if you aren't, drop down to regular. I made the mistake of taking Honors and even though I got an A- the first quarter, I currently have a C from trigonometry. Though, I think it gets easier throughout the year, so don't worry too much from what I say.
    French IV - I took Honors at our school and did horrible, leading me to drop the course. However, if you are good at writing French (Not me, I was great at remembering vocab, but not sentence structure), don't worry.
    AP Econ - A lot of students I know get an A or B in the class and then a 3 or 4 on the exam. Once again, depends on your teacher and your background. I would say don't worry.
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