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What are AB classes?

I know what AP courses are, but what are AB classes? It is listed under the coursework tab on collegevine. It may be brutally obvious, but I am drawing a blank. Thank you!

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a year ago

Hello! If you are talking about IB classes, it is a more rigorous program than AP classes are. Few schools have them, so don't worry if your school doesn't offer them! AP classes are great and just as accredited as IB classes are. The difference is that by completing IB courses, you can earn the International Baccalaureate diploma when you graduate high school. But for the most part, the college credit works the same for both courses, but you can completely skip all general education classes in college with the diploma. Hope this helps!

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