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Do AP scores factor heavily into college admissions?

Hello! I've been taking multiple AP classes throughout high school, and I'm wondering how much my AP scores will impact my college applications. Are colleges more interested in my grades in AP classes or the scores I receive on the exams? Thanks in advance!

10 months ago

Hey there! My child went through the college admissions process a couple of years ago, and from our experience, AP scores do play a role, but they're not the most important factor. Colleges will likely pay more attention to your overall grades, including how you performed in your AP classes, as well as your extracurricular activities, essays, and recommendations. That being said, good AP scores can definitely strengthen your application and show colleges that you're capable of handling college-level coursework. In some cases, they can even help you earn college credit or advanced placement, which can save you time and money in the long run. Ultimately, though, admissions decisions are based on a holistic review of your entire application, so it's important to focus on all aspects, not just AP scores. Best of luck with your applications!

10 months ago

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