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How important are AP scores in college admissions?

Hey everyone! I'm a junior in high school and I've been taking a bunch of AP classes. I'm curious about the significance of AP scores in college admissions. Are they a major factor? Thanks in advance!

8 months ago

Hi there! It's great to see that you're being proactive about your college application process. From my experience with my own child who's now in college, AP scores can play a role in college admissions, but they're not the most important factor. Admissions officers typically consider your overall academic performance, extracurricular activities, essays, and other aspects of your application more heavily. That being said, having good AP scores can show that you've challenged yourself with rigorous coursework and that you're capable of handling college-level material. It might also help you earn college credit or place out of introductory courses, giving you a head start in college. However, don't stress too much if your scores aren't perfect. Colleges are more interested in seeing that you've taken and succeeded in challenging courses, rather than just focusing on the test scores themselves. Keep up the hard work, and best of luck in your college admissions journey!

8 months ago

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