AP english VS regular

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By Frustrated (Frustrated) on Monday, July 14, 2003 - 03:58 am: Edit

should i take AP english and work my ass off to get a B or should i take regular english and get an A or A-..wat is better?

By Bullrider7788 (Bullrider7788) on Monday, July 14, 2003 - 04:09 am: Edit

Take AP English, work your ass off, and get an A.

By Frustrated (Frustrated) on Monday, July 14, 2003 - 04:18 am: Edit

is quite impossible. i noe the highest i can get is a B

By Serene (Serene) on Monday, July 14, 2003 - 10:24 am: Edit

take AP english. you'll learn a lot.

By Mike (Mike) on Monday, July 14, 2003 - 11:12 am: Edit

At two of my college interviews the AD counselors made it clear that the difficulty of the classes was more important then grades. An A in AP was number one but an AP B was better then an A in regular. Said that a 4.00 student without Calculus, Physics, and Advanced English would rate far behind a student with a 3.8 who avoided them

By Me1 (Me1) on Monday, July 14, 2003 - 12:45 pm: Edit

Mike, what if I can't take physics b/c college-credit physics is at the same time as AP Spanish? I am taking AP bio instead. I cannot take regular physics cos it's @ the same time as AP bio & I'd rather take an AP course than a non-AP course. Is it ok that I didn't take a physics when I will have taken AP Chem (scored a 5), AP Bio, & APs in all academic areas.

By Icarus (Icarus) on Monday, July 14, 2003 - 02:24 pm: Edit

i've heard several times that physics (AP or otherwise) is something colleges look for as a big plus on your transcripts. And since you've already taken AP Chem, and are taking several other APs, i would take honors physics, or whichever fits your schedule. Or there's always the option of taking a physcis class at a local JC, if time permits.

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