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β€’ 06/26/2020 at 02:02AM

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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β€’ 06/26/2020 at 02:31AM

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!

@DebaterMAX06/26/2020 at 03:20AM

Also IB is similiar to AP in which you can take a class and not get a full diploma but yeh. Also AP is better for pure college credit acoording to the 7ish people I talked to about IB v AP