If I don't get a good score on an AP Exam, will it hurt my chances for college admission?

Most likely not. When making admission decisions, colleges consider many more factors than just exam scores, including the strength of your coursework and your GPA in rigorous courses. By enrolling in AP courses you demonstrate that you are interested in challenging yourself and learning at a college level.

More than 75% of admission officers we surveyed told us that a low score on an AP Exam would not harm an applicant’s admission prospects.