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College Board Increases 2016 AP Exam Fee

The 2016 “suggested” (some schools charge more to cover costs) AP Exam Fee will be $92.00, a $1.00 increase from the 2015 AP Exam Fee.  The fee increase was disclosed to attendees at the AP coordinator pre-conference workshops, where they were provided resources, one of which was the fee schedule pictured below: In 2015, the fee […]

2015 AP Exam Fee Increase

The “suggested “AP Exam fee for 2015 is increasing $2.00 to $91.00 (up from $89.00 in 2014).  The good news is that schools will not retain $9.00 of the fee, a $1.00 increase from the $8.00 of the past several years.  We encourage schools to plan accordingly when setting their exam fees and communicating to […]

Preparation is Key for High Stakes AP Exams

Students have a lot riding on the AP exams.  Most students see the Advanced Placement exams as a way to impress colleges, when in reality they can end up saving the student/family  thousands in tuition.  If a student scores well on their exam they may qualify for credit in college.  With the rising cost of tuition, this […]

Most States Increase the Number of Advanced Placement Exams

The College Board recently released data for the 2009 Advanced Placement exams.  All the states in the US, except 3,  had an increase in the number of AP exams from 2008 to 2009.  As shown in the chart above, the states with the highest increase in the percent of exams administered were: Alabama (25%), Indiana […]