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Can anybody take an AP exam?
Yes. Although it’s not recommended, any student who feels prepared for the exam can take it. They’ll have to find somewhere that’s offering the exam—often a nearby school—and talk to that school’s AP coordinator about signing up.
Can I take AP exams as an adult?
An email from College Board states: “College and post-high school students may take the AP exam only if they can find a high school willing to admit them. Only the college can let you know whether or not you can obtain credit for an AP exam. Students of any age can take the exams – there is no upper or lower age limit.
Is it bad to get a 2 on an AP exam?
One website notes: “This score is usually not accepted by colleges unless there are extenuating circumstances. A 2 means that you may have studied hard and prepared; however, something may have gone amiss while taking your exam.
Can you take AP tests on your own?
You can’t order AP Exams directly, but you should be able to arrange to take exams at a nearby high school that administers AP Exams. Then call and ask to speak with the school’s AP coordinator to ask if the school is allowing students from other schools to test there this year.
Can I take an AP test in college?
Students register for the AP exams through their high school. If you want to take an AP Exam, you must locate a school willing to test you. So there you have it: a college or post-high school student can take AP exams, given they find a high school that is allows him/her a seat.
Do colleges prefer CLEP or AP?
Generally, AP exams are a more popular choice for traditional high school students who want to receive college credit for their work. This is because the tests are specifically tailored to high schoolers, widely available through schools, and widely accepted by colleges.
What is the lowest AP score?
The AP® exams are scored by five numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. With 1 being the lowest score and 5 being the highest score, students can see where they fall.