Help students identify how they have grown during their AP learning and celebrate that growth

During exam prep, students may be overly focused on their areas for growth, so this is a powerful time to have them stop and look at how far they have come over the course of the year. It can help them build confidence in themselves and provide a boost to continue doing the hard work of exam preparation.

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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