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Student Checklist for AP Exams

 

 
Before the Exam Day

¨ Have you taken a practice AP Exam?
        Review released free-response questions on http://www.collegeboard.com/apstudentsto to familiarize yourself with the exam.
        Complete released exams are available for sale on store.collegeboard.com.

¨ Will you need testing accommodations?
       If so, see page 9. If you haven't already submitted your Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) Eligibility Form, be sure to talk to your SSD.
       Coordinator about the accommodations you'll need for the May exams. For more information, visit www.collegeboard.com/ssd.
       Note these deadlines:
    • February 20: By this date, the College Board must have received a complete SSD Eligibility Form for you if your request requires Documentation Review.
    • March 6: By this date, the College Board must have received a complete SSD Eligibility Form for you if you do not need to submit documentation for review.
 
¨ Are you homeschooled or do you attend a school that doesn't offer AP Exams?
        In either case, review the instructions on pages 8-9, and note these deadlines:
    • March 1: Deadline to contact AP Services for a list of local AP Coordinators at whose schools you might be able to test.
    • March 15: Deadline to contact AP Coordinators identified by AP Services.
¨ Are any of your AP Exams scheduled for the same date and time?
       Check the exam schedule on the back cover. If you have a conflict, ask your AP Coordinator for information about taking one of the exams during the late-testing period.
 
¨ Is your calculator appropriate for use on the exams in Calculus, Chemistry, Statistics, or Physics?
        Check www.collegeboard.com/ap/calculators for a list of AP-approved calculators.

¨ Do you usually carry your cell phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), BlackBerry smartphone, Bluetoothenabled device, MP3 player, or any other electronic
        device to school? For reasons of exam security, these items are not allowed in the testing room. Don't risk having them confiscated or your grade cancelled.

¨ Review this bulletin before exam day.
        It's especially important to review the test security and test administration policies and procedures and what to bring and what not to bring to the exam.



On the Exam Day

¨ Take AP Exams, which are offered May 4–8 and 11–15.
¨ Do you know your AP number?
        Your AP number is located in your AP Student Pack, which you’ll receive from your AP Coordinator or proctor.
        It links all of your exam materials to you. On exam day, you will be asked to label your exam materials with your AP number.
        Tip: Keep a copy of your AP number label or write your number somewhere safe, so that you can find it later.


After the Exam Day

¨ June 15
If you want to withhold one or more of your exam grades or change the grade report recipient for your AP Exams, AP Services must receive your request in writing by this date. Grades may be cancelled at any time, but if you prefer that your grades for 2009 not be sent to the college you indicated on your answer sheet, you must notify AP Services by this date.
¨ July 1
AP scores are released to designated colleges, students and their high schools.
¨ September 15
Deadline for ordering your free-response booklets.
¨ October 31
Deadline for requesting the Multiple-Choice Rescore Service.
 
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