Courses for college

Look Back At It

In April 2013, I decided to attend UC Berkeley. Accompanying me were 16 other students from my graduating high school class of about 350. Even more than that were accepted — which is to say that admissions to a University of California institution was not considered a particularly remarkable feat.
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Don’t give up on AP

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: The UC system should not follow Dartmouth College’s example of ending the practice of giving credits for high AP exam scores.

When analyzing the value of the Advanced Placement program, universities must carefully weigh the perceived quality of high school coursework, including the year-end exam, against the benefits AP courses provide. While its services have been criticized over the years, AP holds an invaluable place in higher education, and it should
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