In AP Research, you will be assessed on your academic paper and your presentation and oral defense. These two components will be used to calculate a final AP score (using the 1–5 scale) for AP Research. You must submit all performance tasks and they must be scored by your teacher no later than April 30, 2017. See your AP Research teacher for specific deadlines.

Note: AP Research is only available to students whose school is participating in the AP Capstone program and who have successfully completed AP Seminar.

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