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Which colleges value a 3 on AP exams?

Feeling a bit anxious about my upcoming APs, not gonna lie. Say, if I don't do as well as hoped and end up with a 3, do you guys know which colleges generally accept that score for credit? Or am I stressing for nothing?

8 months ago

Hey there, I totally understand where you're coming from—AP exams can be a real source of stress! Here's some comforting news: many colleges do accept a 3 on AP exams for credit, although it can vary by institution and subject. In our experience, my child found that state schools and less selective institutions were more likely to grant credit for a 3, whereas more competitive colleges often require a 4 or 5. It's worth looking at each college's AP credit policy, which is typically available on their admissions or registrar's office website. Just know that a 3 is viewed as a passing score and demonstrates competency in the subject, so it can only reflect positively on you as a student. Try not to stress too much and focus on doing your best!

8 months ago

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