Admissions

AP vs. IB ... Any New Thoughts?

Question: While I know that this question has been asked before, it was quite a few years ago and since there is constant change, I want to ask it again. Do colleges have a preference for IB over AP or the other way around in their admission process?

No preference whatsoever.

Well, admittedly, some admission officials (whether they’ll say so or not) bring their own prejudices to the committee-room table. This applies to everything from favorite band instruments to favorite sports to political or even religious views, and it may occasionally apply to seemingly comparable curricular options as well.

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