Why should I take AP Lang?

AP English Language and Composition gives you the opportunity to learn that skill through the texts you’ll read and the analytical essays you’ll write. You’ll also learn effective analysis tactics so that you can come away with the main idea and purpose of any text you read.

Why should students take AP classes?

AP classes sharpen students’ writing skills, teach them how to think critically, and improve their problem-solving abilities. AP students learn to navigate the academic expectations they’ll encounter in college courses. Earn college credit. AP courses and exam scores help students qualify for scholarships.

Do colleges really care about AP classes?

Good AP scores show colleges you are ready to succeed at college-level work and can even earn you college credits. The bottom line is that admission committees want to see that you are challenging yourself academically, which means taking honors, AP, or IB (International Baccalaureate) courses if they are available.

How many AP classes should I take for NYU?

Do 10 APs provide a significantly higher chance of acceptance over 5 or 6 APs? From a pragmatic view, taking more AP classes will get you out of taking more classes. I think the max amount of AP credits that NYU will take is 32 (the equivalent of one full semester).

How many AP classes should I take for Yale?

Junior year, if you’re hoping to attend an Ivy League school, you should consider taking three to five AP classes in core subject areas. Avoid overloading yourself too much during your senior year because you’ll be applying to college.

How many AP classes should I take for Stanford?

eight AP classes