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AP Language and Composition. Miss Sandvick 2014-15. Primary Benefit: College Preparation. Colleges know AP classes are challenging. This course will live up to the reputation. Therefore, you will be better prepared to tackle college courses.

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ap language and composition

AP Language and Composition

Miss Sandvick

2014-15

primary benefit college preparation
Primary Benefit: College Preparation
  • Colleges know AP classes are challenging.
  • This course will live up to the reputation. Therefore, you will be better prepared to tackle college courses.
hargrove godin and dodd college grade point averages
Hargrove, Godin and Dodd: College Grade Point Averages
  • AP students who scored a 1 on AP Exams outperformed students who had taken neither AP nor dual enrollment
  • AP students who scored a 2 or higher on AP Exams outperformed all students

Source: Hargrove, Godin and Dodd, 2007

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Primary Benefit: College Preparation

Experience a college-level test

The intensity of college exams catches far too many freshmen by surprise:

“Students who have prepared for and taken the AP Exams adapt more easily to taking college essay exams, and are especially skilled in including a thesis and a well-developed argument. They are also less intimidated by sophisticated, college-level multiple-choice questions that seek to test understanding over memorization.”

—Robert Blackey, Professor of HistoryCSU, San Bernardino

secondary benefit group of engaged learners
Secondary Benefit: Group of Engaged Learners
  • Close-knit community within AHS:
    • Approximately 300 strong within a student body of 3,250 (10%)
    • Two teachers who will both tutor you
    • Community building: Coffeehouse Fridays, movie nights, etc.
psat sat
PSAT/SAT
  • PSAT
    • Registration for the next PSAT is this THURSDAY Sept. 25.
    • Cost- $15
    • Good practice for SAT
    • Test date: Wednesday Oct. 15 (during school)
  • SAT
    • Registration for the next SAT is by September 30 [already in late registration].
    • Cost- $52.50 (waivers are available online if needed)
    • Students can take the SAT as many times as they want.
    • Test date: Saturday October 11, 2014 (outside of school)
  • www.collegeboard.org for more information
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