Continue to create comfort and familiarity with the AP exam format

Even if students cannot practice the entire exam regularly, giving students opportunities to practice portions of the exam and providing them with ways to practice applying their learning and strategies helps build stamina and familiarity.

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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