Prepare for Upcoming AP Exams

Remember you can find exam information and practice questions directly from College Board’s Preparing for the Exams page and review/practice the concepts you need on some AP exam courses at Khan Academy. You can also find a step-by-step guide on how to put together an AP exam study plan here.

If you have already applied to the UCs, receiving non-passing scores in the upcoming AP exams will NOT affect your admission offers (this is NOT an open invitation for you to not study for the AP exams!). Note that some UCs may require you to report AP exams you are skipping that were originally stated on the UC Application as planned; you need to check your Provisional Admission Contract or Conditions of Admission to verify whether you need to report any skipped AP exams (for campuses that require notification, skipping AP exams may have negative consequences, such as cancellation of admission offer; for such campuses, if you are skipping AP exams due to extenuating circumstances, make sure to provide an explanation with the notification to the campus).

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July 14, 2023 at 9:51 pm

Hi, I just wanted to ask if I should report scores of 3 on an AP exam. I received a couple of 3 scores in AP Euro and Language. Some people tell me not to report and some tell me to report. I want to apply mostly to UC schools but there are a few out of state schools I am looking at. Thank you for any help you can give.

Ms. Sunreply
July 15, 2023 at 10:43 am
– In reply to: Warren

Generally passing AP exam scores (3 or better) are “brownie points” and should be reported.

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