Resources for Parents and Families
Competitive advantage in college admissions
Eighty-five percent of selective colleges and universities report that a student’s AP experience favorably impacts admission decisions.
College credit for qualifying AP Exam scores
Find colleges and universities that offer credit or placement for AP using the AP Credit Policy Search.
Research shows that students who take AP are much more likely than their peers to complete a college degree on time.
Greater course depth
Students have the opportunity to dig deeper into subjects that interest them, develop advanced research and communication skills, and learn to tap their creative, problem-solving, and analytical potential.
Preparation for college-level work
AP courses give students access to rigorous college-level work. AP students build confidence and learn the essential time management and study skills needed for college and career success.
Take the next steps together
Encourage your child to talk to peers, counselors, and teachers to learn more about the benefits of AP courses and the specific process for enrolling in their school’s AP program.
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