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Do AP exams mark the end of your AP class?

AP tests take place in late may and many students spend the weeks leading up to their exams studying.
June 6, 2019

AP exams are widely accepted as the culminating final exam to test how well you know the material from an AP course. But to many students, AP exams signal the end of the class.   All classes are scheduled...

High cost of AP exams hinders students

Students who take AP classes spend hours studying for their exams, which may not even end up providing them with the college credit they were hoping to recieve.
March 11, 2019

Taking AP classes at WCHS can mean high-intensity classes with hours of studying, but it can also mean another thing students don’t always think about until March: a high price tag. For students who...

AP freshmen enrollment at record high

AP freshmen enrollment at record high
April 28, 2014

As soon-to-be freshmen finish choosing their ninth grade courses, a lot are choosing AP U.S. History (APUSH) as their social studies. APUSH, the most popular freshman AP course, has seen an increase...

AP test scoring changes, Md. to waive future fees

September 30, 2010

Every year, ambitious high school students enroll in numerous Advanced Placement (AP) courses with hopes of gaining college credit by passing the exam. Starting this year, however, the highly coveted...

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