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Will my AP scores affect my college admissions chances?

Hi there, I'm a junior in high school, and I've been taking AP classes. I was wondering if my AP scores will have a significant impact on my college admissions chances? Should I be worried if I don't get all 5s? Thanks for any advice!

10 months ago

Hello! It's great to hear that you're taking AP classes and thinking about college admissions. From my experience with my own child, AP scores can have some influence on your college admissions chances, but they are not a make-or-break factor. Colleges tend to focus more on your overall academic performance, including GPA, course rigor, and extracurriculars. While getting 5s on your AP exams is an impressive accomplishment, not achieving all 5s shouldn't be a major cause for concern. Colleges understand that students have different strengths, and a lower score in a particular subject doesn't necessarily mean you're not a strong candidate. It's important to continue working hard in your classes and maintaining a high GPA. If you have a few lower AP scores, you can balance them out by excelling in other areas of your application, such as extracurricular activities or strong essays. Keep up the good work and best of luck in your college admissions journey!

10 months ago

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