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AP Chem or AP Physics for Bio major?
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I’m a current junior in high school, and I took AP Biology this year. If I’m planning to major in biology in college, would it be more useful to me to take AP Chem or AP Physics 1 as a senior? I already took Honors Chemistry and did very well, but I have never taken a physics course. Next year I will also be taking AP Calculus AB and AP Stats (as long as they both fit in my schedule) as well as other AP courses unrelated to bio (psych and lit).

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2 months ago

I would recommend taking AP Chemistry since it'll help you get out of the entry-level chemistry classes you'll likely be required to take as a bio major. Also, taking AP Chem will give you a solid understanding of the basics for more difficult college chemistry courses and shows colleges that you're dedicated, which admissions counselors value when looking at applications. (Also, I'm taking AP Physics 1 and AP Chem rn, and AP Chem is way easier)

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2 months ago

AP Chemistry is probably your best bet.

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2 months ago

definately ap chem! its . Hard but for a bio major its probably your best bet and chem and bio and pretty closely linked

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2 months ago

Definitely chemistry ! Aside from giving you college credit it will help you in college so you will already be familiar with the topics at the time, and it is useful in biology. Good luck

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