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!
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
GRAND VALLEY: https://www.gvsu.edu/cbe/#AP
SAGINAW VALLEY: http://www.svsu.edu/undergraduateadmissions/notinmenu/advancedplacement/
AHS / AP POWER POINT:
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