Connect students with AP alumni and provide mentorship pairings for second half of year

AP alumni can take on an important role of helping contextualize students’ learning in the real world. Connecting students to others who have been in their shoes and can show them how they have applied their skills is a valuable way to help students stay connected to their purpose in AP.

We suggest implementing these strategies:

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.

Is the On-Track Framework helpful?