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05/30/2020 at 09:42AM
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AP Spanish?

Is it worth it to take AP spanish senior year?

For context, I have taken almost every AP available (Calculus AB+BC, Psych, Physics 1/2/Mech/EM, CSA, WHAP, APUSH, Lit), and this is my coursework next year (all AP): Lang, Chem, Gov/Econ, Stats

I also have a 1580 SAT and 800x2 (Math/Physics)

Should I also take AP Spanish?

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05/30/2020 at 03:46PM

Colleges really like to see students pursue their language in high school as far as they can so taking AP Spanish will probably be better than not taking it. That said there can be a jump up from honors to AP so if you're not confident in your Spanish don't take it, but based on your coursework you'll be fine.

05/30/2020 at 11:24PM

It depends most schools require 2-3 years of the same foriegn language typically 2 so you have already exceeded the requirements though you might should in my opinion take Spanish though it doesn’t have to be AP as that should maybe be a class you don’t have to worry about with a lot of studying and the rest of the APs show a very rigorous courseload. It really depends on whether you have other areas you want to devote your Spanish studying time to ECs or other studying.

05/31/2020 at 10:59PM

You've clearly taken a ton of APs, so I wouldn't stress taking the class if you don't want to. But if you have a desire to take it, it can only help you. Go for it!


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