Four Steps to Take Digital Exams

Before Exam Day

2021 AP Exam Update

To help students test this year, we’re adding test dates and full-length digital exams that can be taken at school or home. Your school will make decisions about which exams will be offered and provide you with any updates and next steps.

Explore Resources in AP Classroom

AP comes with digital tools to help you build college knowledge and skills all year long.

AP Daily

Access short, searchable videos on every topic in every unit to help you build your knowledge and skills over the full AP course.

Personal Progress Checks

Get real-time feedback on the topics and skills in each unit as your teacher unlocks progress checks. Use your results to pinpoint misunderstandings and create your own study plan.

Progress Dashboard

Check your progress dashboard to see your progress across multiple units. Celebrate your successes and then focus on the areas where you can improve.

See How to Access AP Daily Videos

AP teachers across the country are recording videos to cover content and skills in every course so you’ll get the support you need throughout the year. You can log in to AP Classroom to watch videos now.

Important Dates

  • 2021

    JANUARY–MAY 2021

    Use AP Classroom Resources

    Complete any assignments from your teachers in AP Classroom and view your personal results so you know what to focus on.

  • 2021

    Apr 8

    Digital Testing Application Available

    The digital testing application required to take digital AP Exams this year becomes available to students and educators.

  • 2021

    JUNE 20, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET

    Deadline to Indicate Your Free Score Send Recipient

    Sign in to My AP to use your one free score send by this date.


The Benefits of AP

High school students across the country and around the world take AP courses and exams to challenge themselves, explore their interests, and earn college credit and placement. AP can give you:

A Head Start in High School

Get a taste of college-level work while developing the academic skills you’ll need for college success. You might even discover your career path.

An Edge in College

Your AP Exam scores can earn you college credit before you set foot on campus—and let you skip introductory college courses.

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