AP classes are a wonderful way for high school students to challenge themselves academically. AP stands for “Advanced Placement”. AP courses offer students the ability to earn college level credit in high school, helping them stand out in the admissions process. Earning college credit in high school can also speed up your education significantly. Graduate university in three years instead of four, and learn valuable knowledge and skills in the process that will serve you well through your entire career.
Here are some of the top reasons why you should consider taking AP courses:
Most universities offer credit for AP courses, and you can save a lot of money in the process. An AP Exam costs about $93 while taking the same course in university can cost thousands. Take enough AP courses and you can graduate a year early, saving you precious time and giving you a head start in in your career.
AP Courses offer a challenge to students, immersing them in topics they otherwise wouldn’t encounter until university, such as Calculus, Computer Science, and Economics. Choose between a variety of courses and immerse yourself in these challenging courses. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter. Additionally, you get to choose what to take. You can choose whatever course aligns best with your future career path. If you’re going into business, take a course in Economics. If you’re going into Medicine, take a course in Biology or Chemistry. A score of 3 out of 5 points means a passing grade. It is the minimum necessary to qualify for college credits. AP courses are a must for anyone serious about their career.
Taking a few AP courses can help you stand out in your college applications. Colleges are looking for students who challenge themselves and go above and beyond what is required. AP courses are very difficult and involve countless hours of studying and reading. You’ll be reading primary and secondary sources, relevant literature, solving practice problems, and doing many practice quizzes. Successfully taking an AP course demonstrates that you are willing to take on challenging coursework and succeed.
AP courses not only teach subject-related knowledge, but also important skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and time management. These skills are essential for success in college and in the professional world, making AP courses a valuable investment in your future.
At Zhuge Academy, we're offering plenty of AP Courses this summer! With our program, you can start your course during the summer and finish it by December, allowing you plenty of time to prepare for the AP exam in May.
Our courses are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel on the AP exam. Our expert instructors will guide you through the course material, providing you with in-depth knowledge and practical skills that will help you succeed in college and beyond.