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3 Reasons to Take AP Exams

Confirm Your AP Exam Registration with your teacher. Your school's deadline to order AP Exams is November 15.

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Explore Resources in AP Classroom

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

Topic Questions

Your teacher can assign these questions that check your understanding to give you immediate feedback on any misunderstandings.

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.

My Assignments

Bring it all together on one screen—view and take all your assignments, see what’s coming up, and view detailed results with links for further study.

AP Daily Videos

These short, searchable videos, created by AP teachers from across the country, are available for all AP courses and cover the content and skills you’re studying in class. All students who join an AP class section (including an exam only section) can watch them in AP Classroom anytime, from any device with internet access.

Important Dates

  • 2021

    AUGUST–DECEMBER

    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

    SEPTEMBER–NOVEMBER

    Register for AP Exams

    If your school requires you to indicate your exam registration in My AP, talk to your AP coordinator about registering for your AP Exams before the school’s November ordering deadline.

  • 2021

    FALL

    Start the Accommodations Request Process

    Contact the SSD coordinator at your school if you will need testing accommodations for AP Exams.

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The Benefits of Taking AP Courses & Exams

Earn College Credit

Your AP score could earn you college credits before you even set foot on campus. In fact, most AP students who enroll in four-year colleges start school with some credit.

Boost Your GPA

Most high schools offer a GPA boost to students who take AP—be sure to check with your school for more information.

Stand Out to Colleges

“AP” on your high school transcript shows colleges that you're motivated to succeed, and taking the exam demonstrates your commitment to tackle and complete college-level work.

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