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Which AP exam is hardest to score a 5 on?

Hi everyone! I was wondering, which AP exam do you think is the hardest to score a 5 on? I want to make sure I'm well prepared for my upcoming AP exams and would appreciate any insights.

7 months ago

Hey there! When it comes to the difficulty of scoring a 5 on an AP exam, it truly depends on the individual and their strengths. However, historically, certain exams have lower 5-rate percentages than others. Some AP exams with notably lower 5-rates include AP Physics C (both Mechanics and Electricity & Magnetism), AP Chemistry, and AP Calculus BC. These subjects are typically considered more challenging due to their conceptual complexity and rigorous math components.

That being said, don't let these statistics deter you from taking or preparing for these exams. Focus on understanding your own strengths and weaknesses, and utilize different resources to improve your skills. College Board provides practice exams and sample questions on their website, and there are numerous study materials available, such as review books, online videos, and forums like CollegeVine.

Ultimately, the best way to prepare for any AP exam is to devote time to studying, seeking help from teachers, and participating in study groups. Good luck on your upcoming exams!

7 months ago

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