Begin practicing AP exam format regularly, with assessments mirroring the exam format

The more students are able to interact with the AP exam format, the more comfortable they will be tackling it. Equipping students with AP content is essential, and equally important is teaching the exam format and allowing students to practice it.

Explore Student Experiences Throughout the School Year

Click on each critical period to explore student experiences.

Strong Start


Keeping Up


Midterm Reset


Exam Prep


Due to varying school schedules and contexts, the exact timing of the critical periods will differ by school and even by class. The months provided are a guide for where teachers should be looking for experiences based on time of year.

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