Is Advanced Placement Right For You?
1. Are you thinking of attending a college or university after high school? Yes ___ No ___ 2. Are you willing to spend extra time and effort to earn a college credit in a high school course? Yes ___ No ___ 3. Are you willing to limit your hours per week on a part-time job? Yes ___ No ___ 4. Generally, students taking AP classes can handle no more than three extracurricular commitments, and must be prepared to manage these very carefully. Are you willing to put your AP course work in its proper place? Yes ___ No ___ 5. Can you limit community activities during the week? Yes ___ No ___ 6. Will you devote time to homework each day? Yes ___ No ___ 7. Do you like to read without being told to do so? Yes ___ No ___ 8. Are you willing to make a firm commitment to persevere in the AP course until you find success, even if the course proves to be challenging at the beginning of the school year? Yes ___ No ___ 9. Are you willing to commit yourself to completing assigned tasks on time? Yes ___ No ___ 10. Are you willing to commit extra time to the improvement of your study skills? Yes ___ No ___
If there are more "no" than "yes" responses, Advanced Placement (AP) may not be the right choice for you.
Please talk with your parents, teachers, and counselor to help make the best decision for you.