AP Chem

<p>I will be a Junior this Fall and last year I wanted to sign up for AP Chem but I was not able to because I had not taken the required math classes (Algebra 2). I am taking it now over the summer but I still want to take AP Chem. If I pass my Algebra 2 test will it be too late to ask to be admitted into AP Chemistry? I have not taken the Placement Exam. I am currently enrolled in Advanced Chemistry. I got a B in Biology last year so yeah not so great but do you think a B is enough to get into AP Chem?</p>

<p>This is completely up to the discretion of your school and your guidance department. There is no way that anyone on this forum can answer those questions. Have a nice day. :)</p>

<p>Well how well did you do in Biology and did you take AP Chemistry?</p>

<p>I got high A's in bio and never took AP chem.</p>

<p>I guess you're right. I'm afraid to ask because I spent so much time asking for them to let me take Algebra 2 over the summer but I ended up having to teach myself. I don't want to ask for more and more because then I will just seem greedy.</p>

<p>Who cares? Do what you have to do to get the job done.</p>

<p>Should I bother asking 4 weeks before school starts?</p>

<p>Not to be mean but if you are having trouble passing alg2, ap chem might be a problem for you. It is much harder</p>

<p>If guidance is in there...our guidance doesn't come back until the week before school. I'd think that as early as possible would be best.</p>

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Not to be mean but if you are having trouble passing alg2, ap chem might be a problem for you. It is much harder

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<p>Well I'm not having trouble passing Algebra 2, my instructor is somewhere in Canada so he left most of the work up to me. </p>

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If guidance is in there...our guidance doesn't come back until the week before school. I'd think that as early as possible would be best.

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Well the main issue is that I have not taken the placement exam.</p>

<p>If you got a B in Biology, AP Chem might pose some problems.</p>

<p>My AP Chem grade was over 30% lower than my Honors Biology grade. Honors Chem takes a lot of thinking and creativity.</p>

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Honors Chem takes a lot of thinking and creativity.

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This is news to me...</p>

<p>Here's the thing with Honors Chem. If you can do basic stuff, you'll be fine. Then again, my honors chem introduced the nomenclature in Organic Chem, which was easy.</p>

<p>^^
Typo, I meant AP Chem. Honors Chem is a joke.</p>

<p>Unfortunately my school does not offer honors chem, just chem, adv chem, and ap chem. </p>

<p>OT: MIThopeful16 does the "MIT" prefix show that you have been admitted into MIT? I know it seems like a dumb question but I can see lots of people doing that just so it looks like they went to MIT. I am in no way saying you aren't/haven't going/gone to MIT.</p>

<p>No, I'm only in HS. I'm an MIT Hopeful, however.</p>

<p>I'm just going to say, taking AP Chem with no previous chemistry experience is going to hurt you majorly. Also, having a B in Biology (not AP) does not bode well for how AP Chemistry will go.</p>

<p>If you can do more problem solving chemistry, then you can survive in AP Chem.</p>