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What Are the Benefits AP Classes Offer Your Child?

Last updated 4 years ago

AP—or Advanced Placement—courses both prepare high school students for the rigors of college education and allow students to earn extra course credit before they even enroll at a university. The Benjamin School of Palm Beach Gardens offers a broad range of AP coursework for qualified students, and their experienced teachers are committed to ensuring that each child successfully masters the curriculum. Read on to learn how AP classes can help your child get a leg up on the competition.

Impressing Admissions Teams

For college admissions officers, a high school student’s academic record and scholastic preparation are the most important aspect of her application. If a student has attended a private school with AP offerings, a university will be sure to check whether or not she has taken advantage of the most challenging courses.  

Building Study Skills

Advanced Placement coursework equips teens with the skills necessary to excel in college by familiarizing them with university-level material. Course offerings include AB or BC Calculus, World History, English Literature, Physics, Chemistry, and more.

Saving Substantial Funds

Did you know that high scores on AP exams allow students to earn class credit before they even enroll at a university? If a high school student takes enough AP classes, she may be able to graduate from college a semester or an entire year early, potentially saving thousands of dollars in tuition expenses.

Broadening Educational Opportunities

Because AP courses allow students to test out of general education requirements, your daughter or son will be able to move on to more advanced coursework earlier. With more time and flexibility, students can feel free to explore different academic fields early in their college career.

The educators at The Benjamin School are dedicated to providing a challenging private college preparatory education to a diverse student body in the West Palm Beach area. Call them today at (561) 472-5998 to learn more about their AP course offerings and college counseling program. 

 

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