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AP vs. IB for Ivy Admission

Question: Do Ivy League admission committees favor AP classes or IB classes? Could you please answer in detail?

Not too much "detail" required here. Elite-college officials are looking for applicants who have elected the most rigorous classes available to them. Application forms ask guidance counselors to indicate whether a candidate's course load is the "Most Demanding, "Very Demanding, " "Somewhat Demanding," etc. when compared to what is offered in that high school.

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