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What’s the deal with sending AP scores to colleges?

How does sending AP scores to colleges work? Do you guys send them all at once, wait until you have all of your scores back, or just send your best ones? Also, do you have to send them to every school you apply to, or can you pick and choose?

8 months ago

Handling AP scores can be a bit confusing, but it's great that you're looking into how to manage them effectively! Typically, you would send scores through the College Board website, where you can choose which scores you want to send to colleges. It's entirely up to you if you want to send all scores at once or wait until you've taken more AP exams. Some students prefer to send all their scores to show a complete record, while others opt to send only their highest scores. Because AP scores can potentially earn you college credit, it's generally considered advantageous to send any that are 3 or above.

You do not have to send AP scores to every school you apply to; you can choose colleges individually. If you've scored well, sending your scores can strengthen your application. However, if your scores aren't as high as you'd like, you aren't required to send them. During the application process, schools usually consider self-reported scores, and only require the official report once you've committed to attending. Always remember to check individual college policies, as they can vary!

8 months ago

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