What Is AP?
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How to Sign Up for an AP Course
AP Around the World
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About AP Scores
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AP Students Help
How are AP Exams scored?
How do I save a copy of my AP score report?
Who receives my scores?
Do colleges look at AP Exam scores when deciding whether to admit an applicant?
I submitted a request to withhold my score from a specific college or university. When will the request be processed?
How do I stop a score from appearing on my score report?
Do I have to create a College Board account each time I want to view or send my AP scores?
Does my score report show my scores for all the AP Exams I’ve ever taken?
Some of my exams are missing from my score report. What do I do?
Some of my scores are not yet available. What do I do?
I’m a college student and plan to transfer to a different college. How can I transfer the credits that I earned from my AP Exam scores from my old college to my new college?
I sent my scores last year. Do I need to send them again to the same college?
Will my previous scores be included in my score report?
How will I know if my college received my scores?
When will my college(s) receive my scores?
I can’t remember which college I designated to receive my scores. How can I find out?
Awards & Recognition
When do I find out if I won an AP award?
How can I let colleges know that I won an AP award?
How can I get a copy of my AP award certificate?
I participated in AP with WE Service. Why isn’t the AP with WE Service Recognition listed on my score report?
How do colleges acknowledge the AP with WE Service recognition?
What if I earned an AP State Scholar Award or other discontinued award in 2020 or earlier?
About the Exam
When and where do I take the AP Exam?
What is the AP Exam fee?
What’s the average score for AP Exams?
Can I take the AP Exam if I haven’t taken an AP course?
Can I sign up to retake an AP Exam?
How many times can I retake an AP Exam?
Who do I contact to report suspected cheating?
May I bring something to eat or drink on exam day?
Will I lose points if I answer a multiple-choice question incorrectly?
What should I bring if I’m taking a digital AP Exam?
Are digital exams available for late testing?
College Credit & Placement
What do “credit” and “advanced placement” mean?
I have a disability. Can I use accommodations when I take an AP Exam?
How do I know if I’m eligible for accommodations?
Where can I find more information on which disabilities qualify for exam accommodations and how to place the request?
I’ve been granted exam accommodations by College Board in the past. Do I need to apply again?
I want to request accommodations without the help of my school. What should I do?
I’m a transfer student. How can I ensure that I’ll receive exam accommodations at my new school?
Choosing Your Courses
Do AP courses have requirements or prerequisites?
Will an AP course be too hard for me?
Can anyone take AP?
How do I know if the course offered at my school is an approved AP course?
How many AP courses is enough?
Should only straight A students take AP?
Join Your Class Online
Do I need to enroll in a class section in My AP if I’m taking the exam but not the class?
Do I need to enroll in a class section in My AP if I’m homeschooled?
Is my personal information safe online?
I can’t create a College Board account because I’m under 13. How can I join my class section?
Which browsers work best for creating a College Board account, joining my class section in My AP, using the AP Classroom resources, and viewing and sending scores?
I am an AP Art and Design student. Do I need to enroll in a class section in My AP?
How do I sign in to my account?
I’m under 13, what should I do?
What should I do if I have problems signing in to my account?
Which browsers work best for using AP resources?
How do I update my information?
What is an AP ID?
What if two exams I want to sign up for are scheduled for the same date and time?
I am an AP Art and Design student. Do I still need to register for an exam?
Can I sign up for an AP Exam if I don’t live in the United States?
How can I sign up for a later exam?
I’m homeschooled/my school doesn’t administer AP Exams. How can I take an AP Exam?
The AP Exam I want to take isn’t offered at my school. What should I do?
What is the AP Capstone™ Diploma program?
How does the assessment work for AP Seminar and AP Research? Is there an AP Exam for both courses?
AP Computer Science Principles
Do I have to know how to code to take AP Computer Science Principles?
What can I do if my school doesn’t offer AP Computer Science Principles, or if I decide to study independently without taking an AP CSP course?
What do I need to take the AP Computer Science Principles class?
What if I know some coding before taking AP Computer Science Principles?
What will I do in the AP Computer Science Principles class?
Will colleges and universities accept AP Computer Science Principles scores for credit and placement?