Does studying AP courses without taking the exam will be considered in my coursework in my college application?
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Do you mean you are taking the AP courses at your high school for high school credit, but you're just not taking the exam?
If so, yes. They will be in your college application in your high school transcript and count in your favor. It will also raise your weighted GPA by one full point in comparison to regular classes.
The actual AP exam scores are not part of your college applications, and you do not need to send them until you are ready to register for classes. They will not even know if you decided to take them or not.
To build off of what @EssayMan said, if you end up taking the AP tests, you don't need to send your final scores in. But, getting a 3, 4, or 5 on an AP test counts as credit you can use towards your college credits and courses - the majority of schools do this, but not all.
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