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1 The Value of AP Courses and Exams ~information provided by College Board

2 ~ information provided by College Board Gain the Edge in College Preparation ~ information provided by College Board Get a head start on college- level work. Improve your writing skills and sharpen your problem- solving techniques. Develop the study habits necessary for tackling rigorous course work.

3 ~ information provided by College Board Stand Out in the College Admissions Process ~ information provided by College Board Demonstrate your maturity and readiness for college. Show your willingness to take the most rigorous courses available to you. Emphasize your commitment to academic excellence.

4 ~ information provided by College Board Broaden Your Intellectual Horizons ~ information provided by College Board Explore the world from a variety of perspectives, most importantly your own. Study subjects in greater depth and detail. Assume the responsibility of reasoning, analyzing, and understanding for yourself.

5 AP and College Success ~ information provided by College Board Students who take AP courses and exams are much more likely than their peers to complete a bachelors degree in four years or less.Students who take AP courses and exams are much more likely than their peers to complete a bachelors degree in four years or less. –Wayne Camara in College Board Research Notes (2003)

6 AP and College Success ~ information provided by College Board Percent earning a bachelors degree in less than four years Clifford Adelman, Answers in theTool Box: Acadmeic Intensity, Attendancee Patterns, and Bachelors Degree Attaintmen (1999), U.S. Department of Education.

7 Who designs AP courses and exams? ~ information provided by College Board –Dartmouth College –Hamilton College –Princeton University –Spelman College –University of Virginia –University of Washington –Yale University –The Spence School –St. Louis University High School –Phillips Exeter Acadmey –Thomas Jefferson High School AP committee members teach at dozens of the nations top colleges, universities and secondary schools, including:

8 William R. Fitzsimmons Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Harvard University One of the best standard predictors of academic success at Harvard is performance on Advanced Placement Examinations.

9 Save Money ~information provided by College Board Obtain credit at numerous colleges/universities $86fee for each exam is $86 $3000save as much as $3000 per course save approximately $1800 per course at University of Texas at Austinsave approximately $1800 per course at University of Texas at Austin

10 Save Money ~information provided by College Board Obtain credit at numerous colleges/universities

11 AP is open to ALL students, BUT success depends on: STRONG WORK ETHIC –stay organized –complete work on time –complete work that shows effort FOCUS ON ACADEMICS –focus on academic study with minimal distraction INSIGHTFUL/INTELLECTUAL EFFORT –effort to find answers above and beyond the obvious

12 What to expect… ismoreAP is more work notBut not just more assignments more rigorousAP has more rigorous assignments

13 AP Courses offered at NYOS Biology Physics Chemistry Statistics Calculus World History U.S. History Pre AP Eng I Pre AP Eng II Literature & Composition (Lang. & Comp. offered next year)


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