Will Lack of Senior AP's Affect Admission Verdicts?

Question: I'm a High School Senior, and throughout high school have taken advanced courses. This year I decided to not take any AP classes. Instead, I am taking classes like Statistics (want to be a business major), my 4th year of regular english, civics and economics, physics, and an advanced photography course. Will the lack of AP or honors courses in my senior year affect my chances of getting into schools like the Cal States, University of San Francisco and other private schools in California? My GPA is around a 3.5 by the way.

Given that you have challenged yourself throughout high school, your lack of AP classes in grade 12 should not hurt you at the colleges you specifically named, especially if you continue to take a rigorous course load, even if it doesn't include AP's. However, there are two things that you ought to do:

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