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The Latest Intel on College Admissions, Testing, and More in Light of Covid-19

Posted on Mar 23, 2020 4:54:55 PM

Summer vacation came in the spring this year, brought to us by the Coronavirus and its attendant bumper crop of lemons. And when you’re given lemons….

Topics: AP Exams, Study Tips, ACT/SAT, Virtual, Coronavirus

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Topics: AP Exams, Study Tips, ACT/SAT, Virtual, Coronavirus

AP Exam Update from the College Board

Posted on Mar 21, 2020 9:54:03 AM

The College Board just announced its plan for the 2020 AP exams on their AP website:

Topics: AP Exams, Coronavirus

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Topics: AP Exams, Coronavirus

The Changes to the 2020 AP US History Test & 3 Tips to Help

Posted on Feb 28, 2020 5:30:00 AM

Topics: AP Exams, APUSH

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Topics: AP Exams, APUSH

2020 Changes to AP Literature and AP Language Exams

Posted on Feb 27, 2020 4:45:12 PM

2020 Changes to AP English Literature and Composition

The test this year will be 15 minutes shorter than it was in previous years, but the only substantive change is in the scoring of the free-response questions. The content of the free-response section remains unchanged from previous years, but the way that it’s scored will change.

Topics: AP Exams

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AP Exams and SAT Subject Tests: Similarities & Differences

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 12:37:25 PM

Here’s one major point that AP exams and SAT Subject Tests share in common: both are products of the College Board (CB), which writes and administers them. There are other similarities, too. Both of them test specific subject knowledge acquired in high school courses – see below for a very important proviso – and performance on each of the tests can affect a student’s planning for college.

Topics: AP Exams, College Admission, Subject Test

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Topics: AP Exams, College Admission, Subject Test

Top five considerations in choosing your classes for next year - Score At The Top

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 5:50:00 AM


Now that college acceptance letters are gracing mailboxes across the country with life-changing news for high school seniors, it’s time for you to think very carefully about what your high school transcript will reveal when your turn comes to apply to college. These five elements of your high school life to date should guide your planning now: 

Topics: AP Exams, Educational-Consulting, AICE, IB, Course Selection

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Topics: AP Exams, Educational-Consulting, AICE, IB, Course Selection

AICE vs AP & IB: The California Conundrum (and New York’s, too)

Posted on Nov 26, 2018 6:01:00 AM

When your GPA is NOT your GPA

Topics: AP Exams, College Admission, AICE, IB

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Topics: AP Exams, College Admission, AICE, IB

Quick "Need to Knows" On Coalition App - Score At The Top - South Florida

Posted on Sep 22, 2017 11:25:36 AM

Not all applications for Florida universities are created equal. There are important differences and knowing them can save you time, effort and frustration in the application process. 

Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

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Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

WHAT? No Credits Toward College Graduation for Good AP Scores? - Score At The Top

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 7:00:00 AM

We bring to your attention this blog published in early May of this year on cnbc.com concerning students who take AP tests:

Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

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Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

7 Study Tips for the AP Exams - Score At The Top

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 5:00:00 PM

If you follow these seven steps, you’ll likely increase your chances at doing well on your AP exams.

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Topics: AP Exams, Study Tips

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Topics: AP Exams, Study Tips

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