Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Better a two than no AP score at all

Even as more colleges take a dim view of AP scores, the experience of taking AP tests, even if a student fails, is a good predictor of whether he’ll graduate college in 5 years. Students who took but failed an AP exam were more than twice as likely to graduate in 5 years than students who didn’t take any AP exams. The indispensable Jay Matthews

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