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2015 AP Exam Score Distributions

For the past several of years, Trevor Packer head of Advanced Placement has been tweeting the score distributions for the AP Exams as they become available.  You can follow @AP_Trevor on Twitter to receive these tweets. Total Registration is once again compiling all these score distributions in table that can be easily sorted to look at […]

@AP_Trevor Tweets Regarding AP Score Access – July 5 – July 7

The following is a compilation of tweets from @AP_Trevor, head of AP for the College Board.  These tweets are related to online score access and are very helpful for any student having issues.  We have removed several responses to individuals that were repeats in order to make this compilation easier to read through. Tweets from […]

College Board will stop deducting points for missed multiple choice questions on AP exams

The College Board recently announced that they will stop deducting points on AP exams for missed multiple choice questions, read about the policy change here.  Beginning in May 2011, students will receive 1 point for each correct answer and 0 points for incorrect answer.  Here’s the new policy from the College Board’s website: Beginning with […]

iPads as an educational tool?

I read of a couple of private schools evaluating using iPads as a possible textbook replacement tool, Reading, writing, and iPads and Lafayette’s Alexander Dawson School swapping books for iPads.  Both articles mention some benefits: Text books are much cheaper in electronic format,  about a third the cost of a traditional text book. They are […]

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 […]