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Impact of Switch from IB to AP in Senior Year?

Question: How would it affect my junior student who is currently taking IB courses if he only took AP classes his senior year.

If your rising-senior son is in an International Baccalaureate Diploma program and then drops out at the end of his junior year, it will raise a flag or two for admission committees but isn't a deal-breaker. He should, however, provide an explanation of this choice, using either the “Additional Information" section of his applications or a separate letter.

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