It is that time of year again to sign up for your Advanced Placement Tests!

When:  January 9th – February 10th
Where:  7:30 – 11:00 and 1:00 - 3:00 White II reception area

All Lunches in Registrar’s Office

Cost:  Cash or Money Order Only 
$57 per test
$17 for Free and Reduced
No refunds after March 2nd.

Unfortunately you do have to pay to take the test. It is not administered by me or AHS. It is a College Board test and very official. So there is a fee to administrate, score, and send those scores to colleges/universities. 

These details on my website about the AP test, are copied from Eaglemail that was sent out from Ms. Rovengo today. 

If you have free or reduced lunch, there is a discounted price. 

One other note to consider, the fee is $57 for the test. That may seem like a lot, until you consider the fact that you could gain enough college credit to by pass taking an entire course in college. Here is a link to explain the benefit in further detail: Graduate from college early, might mean some students could save as much as $50,000.

This link discusses some very specific examples of what AP credit can do for you at certain schools: AP World History - Score and College Credit Guide.  But, don't be deceived by schools like Stanford U. or Yale U. -- they do take certain AP credits (English, APUSH for example) but if you want to try to get into either school not having taken any AP classes or tests, good luck. It won't happen.

Just some food for thought. 

Like I said today in class. Taking 2 AP classes statistically doubles your chances of graduating from college (and that's not even taking the AP test). So it is well worth your time and effort.