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AP Classes? Which looks better? Help!

airspiritairspirit Registered User Posts: 236 Junior Member
Hi! I am currently a sophomore and I am stuck with choosing what classes I should take. This is my schedule right now:

AP World
Honors English
Geometry (not in honors)
Earth Science (not in honors)

This is really complicated, but basically, they're allowing me to skip earth science and go straight into chemistry instead of taking it junior year. However, if I take chemistry now (as a sophomore), for my junior year, I either take AP physics which I definitely do not want to take, or I take a college level forensics class. Then in senior year, I will be able to take AP Bio. However, I cannot take AP Environmental because earth science is required.
So: Chemistry (not in honors) (sophomore) --> College Level Forensics (junior) --> AP Bio (senior)

If I stay in earth science as a sophomore, I would have to take chemistry in junior year and then in my senior year, I would get to choose between AP Bio or AP Environmental.
So: Earth Science (not in honors) (sophomore) --> Chemistry (not in honors) (junior) --> Choice of AP Bio or AP Environmental (senior)

Which looks better for colleges?
I feel like having 2 regular classes (science and math) would not look good on my application.

Thank you.

Replies to: AP Classes? Which looks better? Help!

  • skieuropeskieurope Super Moderator Posts: 29,101 Super Moderator
    If in senior year the choice is either AP Bio or APES, but not both, which one interests you more? Follow the course that leads to that end.
  • airspiritairspirit Registered User Posts: 236 Junior Member
  • ashleybear97ashleybear97 Registered User Posts: 73 Junior Member
    The first option would probably look better for colleges so that's what I'd go with, but if you don't think you'd enjoy college level forensics or if you'd rather take APES your senior year, go with the second choice. Whatever you think would be better for you is a better choice.
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