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Can you unregister from an AP exam?

I might've overestimated how many AP exams I can handle, and now I’m thinking about dropping one. Has anyone gone through the process of unregistering for an AP exam? How do you even start and what are the consequences, if any?

8 months ago

Absolutely, you can unregister from an AP exam, and it's great that you're considering your workload carefully. To start, speak with the AP Coordinator at your school, as they handle registrations and cancellations for AP exams. As for consequences, if you cancel before the College Board's cancellation deadline, you'll typically only lose a portion of the exam fee as a cancellation charge. After the deadline, you may lose the entire fee. Remember that not taking an exam won't impact your high school record or transcripts; it just means that potential AP credit won't be available for that subject. And colleges will never know you registered for an exam and didn't take it — they only see the scores that you choose to send. It’s important to prioritize your well-being over test-taking, so if dropping an exam is the best choice for you, go for it!

8 months ago

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