The students who have cracked the AP course stands out during college admissions as they have already been through the rigorous curricula. A successful result in this exam also makes the student eligible for scholarships and awards. This golden opportunity is created by the College Board which is a non-profit organization.
This exam constructs a road to success in college for students still in high school. The College Board was founded in the year 1990. The Board organizes Advanced Placement (AP) exams in the month of May every year.
The Age: All the students can appear for this exam on a condition that the student must be below 21 years of age at the time of examination. However, a student is allowed to take this exam over the age of 21 years only when there is a gap of a year between school and university or military service or any other special circumstances.
Documents: The student must have a passport. S/he needs to carry the original passport as an identity card to the examination hall.
Number of Attempts: The student is free to decide how many exams s/he would like to give in a particular year.
Ideal Time to Enrol:The 11th and 12th grade is considered the ideal time to sit for this exam.