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Advanced Placement Classes

With AP, you don't haveto wait for college to start contributing, because AP is college in a highschool setting. Your school can choose from up to 34 AP courses insubjects that directly connect you to what you want to do now and with yourfuture. They not only give you the knowledge and skills to help you at yourcollege or university, but scoring well on the AP Exam can get you credit andplacement there too.

Dive inheadfirst. Get hands-on.

In AP's immersivecourses, you don't just read about things, you get to learn how things reallywork.You won't just be memorizing facts and figures that you'll forget moments afterthe test. In AP you'll tackle concepts and do things that will stick with youlong after the class is through. AP teachers' hands-on approach to learningtakes you out of the typical classroom and into an experience that will prepareyou for college and beyond.

Speak up. Beheard.

In AP classes, just likein college, you not only learn by doing, but by sharing and speaking out. You'll be asked to addyour unique perspective because the dialog and debate contributes to theknowledge that's shared by everyone. You'll help drive the class and sharpenyour skills by learning to express yourself before you get to college.

Workside-by-side. Get support.

With AP, you'll explorenew ideas side-by-side with your classmates and AP teachers. When you get to college,you'll be asked to manage your own time and study habits, while tacklingchallenging problems and subject areas. This is what you get when you take anAP class, with the added benefit of your AP teacher helping you throughout thejourney. AP courses let you to see and feel what college work is like, whilereceiving the support to help you get there.

Step up.Surprise yourself.

In AP classes, you canset bigger goals for yourself, and find yourself doing things you never thoughtpossible.By doing college-level work in high school, AP students can test themselves andtake risks in a familiar setting, gaining confidence and a rewarding experiencein addition to college credit and placement.