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Thoughts on AP Seminar

To anyone who's taken AP Seminar, how was your experience? Should I take it next year? I want to know if it's worth the time and effort.

6 months ago

Hello! It's good that you're considering whether AP Seminar is a suitable course for you. AP Seminar can be a valuable class for those looking to improve their research, writing, and presentation skills. The course emphasizes critical thinking and collaboration as you work on individual and team-based projects.

One advantage of taking AP Seminar is that it can be a stepping stone to the AP Capstone Diploma or AP Seminar and Research Certificate, if you also take AP Research. These credentials can demonstrate a high level of academic commitment to colleges when applying. However, it's important to determine if the course aligns with your interests and academic goals. If you're passionate about a specific subject area, like science or history, you might be better served by taking an AP course in that field instead. AP Seminar is less content-focused and more on skill development, which may not be as appealing to you.

To help you decide, consider talking to your school counselor or an AP Seminar teacher to gain more insight into the course's rigors and expectations. Also, talk to current or past students about their experiences with AP Seminar.

6 months ago

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