Provide enrichment/”exhale” opportunities right before the AP exam

As exam day approaches, students may feel increasingly anxious or worried. Providing space for students to have enrichment opportunities or a collective “exhale” on the day of the exam can be a helpful way to put their worries in context and remind them that they are part of a community that shares this experience with them.

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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