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07/19/2020 at 01:09PM
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how to manage 5 AP exams/classes at once?

(sorry i’m asking so many questions in a row, but i have a pressing concern)

hi all, i’m looking for some advice on how i should prepare for five ap exams concurrently/manage taking all AP classes next year (junior). i am really concerned about preparations because that i’ve only ever had to manage 1 AP at a time (i took enviro sci freshman year and physics 1 this year as a sophomore). i’m used to taking all advanced classes but never so many APs at the same time and i’m worried that i won’t be able to adjust to this since i used to dedicate all of my time to only one class, which was manageable. i put in an insane amount of effort to get a 5 on enviro but i am afraid that i won’t be able to do that for five tests/classes at the same time. any advice (whether it be small or not) is greatly appreciated.


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07/19/2020 at 05:25PM

So in essence if there is one class that is so easy you can do it with your eyes closed let’s say it was a history class you should study less out side of class and focus on the other APs. I’d wouldn’t be super intense about them in one of my AP classes I essentially just did the assigned reading and worksheet and then reviewed with a quizzez assigned by the teacher and got a while you can’t sleep in class you don’t have to be that “intense”

Also depending on what school you attend assuming it gives credit and for one of my tests it was APWH brown UChicago were the only ivies that gave credit for 5s only. Rice gave credit for a 4. So not all 5s is the end of the world.

Hope this helps and comment if you need clarification. Also good luck!

07/19/2020 at 05:08PM


I don't know you much but here is what I can suggest:

1) study more and for longer sessions.

I don't know if you can but approx it can be 7-10 hrs.

2) study effectively. You should be more focused while studying and its not about studying a subject for so long. Do 2 or 3 subs a day and like study a sub for short time. Don't put all the effort on just a sub.

Rest is up to you.



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