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2010-11 AP Important Changes

Exam Fees for 2011

The fee for each exam is $87, with schools retaining an $8 rebate per exam.

The fee for exams administered at schools outside of the United States, U.S. territories and commonwealths, and Canada, with the exception of U.S. Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS) is $117 per exam.

The fee for exams administered at College Board-authorized testing centers outside of the United States is $143 per exam.

Multiple-Choice Section Scoring

Beginning with the May 2011 AP Exam administration, total scores on the multiple-choice section will be based only on the number of questions answered correctly. Points will no longer be deducted for incorrect answers and, as always, no points will be awarded for unanswered questions.

Course and Exam Content

Information about Future Developments in AP

Visit www.collegeboard.com/ap/coursechanges to learn more about developments in AP science, history, and world language courses.

AP Calculus AB/Calculus BC

Beginning with the 2011 AP Calculus AB and Calculus BC Exams, the format of the free-response sections will be modified so that Part A (graphing calculator required) consists of two problems to be completed in 30 minutes, and Part B (no calculator allowed) consists of four problems to be completed in 60 minutes. During the timed portion for Part B, students are permitted to continue to work on problems in Part A, but they are not permitted to use a calculator during this time. There is no change in the format of the multiple-choice sections. Please see the AP Calculus Course DescriptionEffective Fall 2010, for more details.

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