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The Pros and Cons of Registering for an AP Exam Without Taking the AP Course

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As most high school students know by now, the AP Exam registration is earlier this year than it has been in the past, requiring students to decide by November whether to take May AP tests. And many students are wondering whether they should register for an AP exam even if they haven't taken the associated AP course. This allows them to potentially get college credit (or placement) ahead of time, which can save time and money during the college years.

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