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

  • 2020

    WINTER-SPRING 2021

    Choose Your AP Courses for Next Year

    Now’s the time to start thinking about which AP courses you want to sign up for next fall. We have tools to help you choose.

  • 2021

    JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2021

    Join Your Second-Semester AP Class Section Online

    If you’re taking any AP courses that start in the second semester, use the join code your AP teacher gives you to join your class section in My AP.

  • 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.

Students

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.

Connect with Colleges during BigFuture Days

College Board is hosting virtual college fairs that will give you the opportunity to have real conversations with admission representatives and current students from hundreds of colleges.

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