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Should I take AP classes or dual enrollment courses?

Hi! I'm currently a junior, and I'm trying to decide between taking AP classes or enrolling in some dual enrollment courses at a nearby community college. Which one do you think would be more beneficial for college admissions? Thanks in advance!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're exploring options to challenge yourself academically. Both AP classes and dual enrollment courses have their benefits, and what's best for you might depend on your personal preferences and goals. AP classes follow a standardized curriculum and culminate in an exam, which can potentially earn you college credit if you score well. They might be more easily recognized by colleges as they are familiar with the rigor of AP classes. On the other hand, dual enrollment courses allow you to experience college-level coursework and could possibly give you a taste of what college life is like. Dual enrollment courses can also potentially earn you college credit, and may even have a higher chance of being accepted for credit at local universities. It would be a good idea to research the colleges you're interested in attending and see how they view both types of courses. Ultimately, it's all about finding the best fit for you and your academic goals. Good luck!

10 months ago

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