Advanced Placement Info

WHAT IS ADVANCED PLACEMENT / AP?

Advanced Placement (AP) is a program in the United States and Canada created by the College Board which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students. American colleges and universities may grant placement and course credit to students who obtain high scores on the examinations.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF AP?

You Can Get a Challenging, Rigorous Academic Experience

Prep for College: Learn Time Management and Self-Study Skills

Strengthen Transcripts: “B” in an AP is better than an “A” in a regular

You Can Earn College Credit: Get a Head Start on College Reqs

Strengthen College Applications and Scholarship

ALPENA HIGH IS A 2019 SILVER MEDAL SCHOOL BECAUSE OF AP!

See: https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/michigan/districts/alpena-public-schools/alpena-high-school-9690

CLASSES OFFERED AT ALPENA HIGH

Statistics - Mrs Julie Warner

Psychology - Mrs. Melissa Doubek

European History - Mr. Tom Stoppa

Language - Mr. Phil Cook

Government - Mr Tony Linton & Mr. Bill Bright

Literature - Mr. Dave Myers

US History - TBD

WHAT STUDENTS SAY

“AP classes have not only provided a chance at college credit, but also have taught me important studying, time management, and test taking skills that are useful in all classes and will aid in success at the collegiate level.” Clayton Donajkowski - Class of 2019

2019 TESTING DATES

See Link: https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/exam-calendar

COLLEGE GUIDELINES

UM: https://admissions.umich.edu/apply/freshmen-applicants/ap-ib-credit

MSU: https://admissions.msu.edu/apply/freshman/before-you-apply/earn-college-credit.aspx

MTU: https://www.mtu.edu/admissions/apply/ap-ib-clep/ap-previous/

WMU: https://wmich.edu/registrar/students/advising/students-advising-ap

EMU: https://catalog.emich.edu/content.php?catoid=25&navoid=5184

CMU: https://www.cmich.edu/admissions/undergrad/incoming/Pages/Advanced-Placement-at-CMU.aspx

GRAND VALLEY: https://www.gvsu.edu/cbe/#AP

SAGINAW VALLEY: http://www.svsu.edu/undergraduateadmissions/notinmenu/advancedplacement/

AHS / AP  POWER POINT:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1jzT8yhXCmMwaQRWX223d0mq9evBaKhhCPaHOPlbPg38/edit#slide=id.p14

WHAT IT TAKES / COLLEGE BOARD LINKS

AP Experience: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/exploreap/the-ap-experience

The Rewards: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/exploreap/the-rewards

For Help / FAQ: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/help

CHECK OUT THESE LINKS:

A) What are the Benefits? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH5QMyrp0uI

B) What are the Value of AP ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP10idcoWfA

AP Brochure