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The time to study for AP tests is now

Abigail Humphrey, Reporter

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If you haven’t already gotten out your 5 Steps to a 5 book and started forming study groups, now is the time to do it! Advanced Placement (AP) testing begins in less than a week!

AP tests are very important to study for because if you pass with a score of 3 or higher, you may be able to earn some college credit and save some money on college classes.

The weeks leading up to AP testing are very stressful for many students, but they don’t have to be so bad. Several AP teachers stay after school and go to Saturday schools leading up to the exams  to help their students review and even administer practice exams. If you can, stay after school sometime before your exam, and even attend Saturday school on April 29.

Another great way to study is through study groups! Get together with some friends and share your knowledge with each other. Friends help friends save money, folks. If you don’t yet have a review book, see which ones your AP teachers recommend and even see if the library has one to check out.

And while you’re busy studying hard, remember to take care of yourself. Don’t cram, get some sleep, and eat a good breakfast before your exam.

The following is College Board’s exam schedule.

2017 AP Exam schedule
Week 1 Morning 8 a.m. Afternoon 12 noon
Monday,
May 1, 2017
Chemistry

Environmental Science

Psychology
Tuesday,
May 2, 2017
Computer Science A

Spanish Language and Culture

Art History

Physics 1: Algebra-Based

Wednesday,
May 3, 2017
English Literature and Composition Japanese Language and Culture

Physics 2: Algebra-Based

Thursday,
May 4, 2017
United States Government and Politics Chinese Language and Culture

Seminar

Friday,
May 5, 2017
German Language and Culture

United States History

Computer Science Principles
Studio Art  last day for coordinators to submit digital portfolios (by 8 p.m. EDT) and to gather 2-D Design and Drawing students for physical portfolio assembly.

Teachers should have forwarded students completed digital portfolios to Coordinators before this date.

2017 AP Exam schedule
Week 2 Morning 8 a.m. Afternoon
12 noon
Afternoon
2 p.m.
Monday,
May 8, 2017
Biology

Music Theory

Physics C: Mechanics Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Tuesday,
May 9, 2017
Calculus AB

Calculus BC

French Language and Culture

Spanish Literature and Culture

Wednesday,
May 10, 2017
English Language and Composition Italian Language and Culture

Macroeconomics

Thursday,
May 11, 2017
Comparative Government and Politics

World History

Statistics
Friday,
May 12, 2017
Human Geography

Microeconomics

European History

Latin

 

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