Why take AP classes?
Here are some reasons why you might want to sign up for an AP class at ASK:
- If you are applying to a university in the U.S. taking an AP class demonstrates the level of learning that you made and the seriousness of your commitment.
- Applications to U.S Universities-Last year 5 of our 70 graduates submitted applications to universities in the United States.
- Applications for universities in Europe-Last year 15 of our 70 graduates submitted applications to universities in Europe and 12 students were accepted. According to the requirements of these universities, our students must demonstrate a score of a 3 or better on at least 5 AP exams.
- The AP Capstone course supports the development of research and writing skills that our students need in preparing for continuing their education in college. Furthermore, it is a learning pathway experience which will equip our students with the knowledge and skills to investigate real-world issues from multiple perspectives and sources which will help them cultivate the skills to conduct independent research and inquiry in order to produce and defend scholarly work. Capstone projects will encourage our students to think critically, solve challenging problems, and develop skills such as oral communication, public speaking, media literacy, teamwork, planning, self-sufficiency, the 21 century skills that are essential in order to succeed in college and their careers.