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Is it true that some students get free AP exams?

I overheard some classmates saying they didn't have to pay for their AP exams last year. How does that work? Is there some sort of financial aid or waiver that I don't know about? Who qualifies for free AP exams, and how do I check if I'm eligible?

8 months ago

It is absolutely true that some students can take AP exams for free, or at a reduced cost. The College Board, which administers the AP exams, offers fee reductions for eligible students. This financial assistance is generally based on family income and whether the student qualifies for the free or reduced lunch program. Additionally, some states and schools provide extra funding to further lower the cost. To determine your eligibility, you should start by speaking with your school's AP coordinator or your guidance counselor. They will guide you through the process, which typically involves completing a fee reduction form and providing proof of eligibility, such as income verification. The deadline for applying for a fee waiver is generally set by each individual school, so make sure to inquire as soon as possible to take advantage of this opportunity.

8 months ago

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