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About Advanced Placement

The Advanced Placement program (also known as AP) is provided by the College Board, offering college-level courses and exams that you can take in high school. 

Why AP?

Taking AP courses and exams in high school could give you an advantage in college by letting you:
  • Earn College Credit and Placement
  • Stand Out to Colleges
  • Save Money and Time
  • Keep Your Options Open
A Head Start in High School:
  • Get a Taste of College
  • Develop College Skills
  • Discover Your Passion
  • Boost Your GPA