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If my current school doesn't have an AP / IB program, will it affect my application? How can I compensate for this?
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I'm from Brazil and I intend to apply this year

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No, it should not. College admissions offices say that as long as you are taking the most challenging coursework offered by your school, you should be fine. They understand that some secondary schools may not offer the AP/IB curriculum, and are gracious about that.

If you're interested, you can take AP classes online through Johns Hopkins' Talented Youth program, or through other online schools. You could also self-study the AP classes if you really want to show that you've learned the material in them.

Hope this helped, have a good one!

Thanks so much!