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Pre AP vs Regular classes What should you do?
Pre-AP ■ If you like the class ■ If you can do the homework ■ If you have an A or B average ■ If you understand the content
Regular classes ■ If you dislike a subject ■ If you struggle with the homework ■ If you have trouble passing the class ■ If you don’t get the concepts
Pre AP vs Regular classes other considerations… ■ Are you involved in a lot of activities? ■ Do you have a good work ethic? ■ Are you strong in organization? ■ GPA-weighted courses (both sides of the equation)
DC & AP ■ DC – dual credit ■ AP – advanced placement +You can go back and forth and take either +Both can give you college credit +Both are accepted by most universities +It is the responsibility of each college-bound student to do their research! Every college has different requirements & policies.
AP (advanced placement) ■ AP stands for “advanced placement” ■ AP usually involves more work. ■ AP must take a test at the end of the class (and pass it) to obtain college credit. ■ AP classes are taken under Birdville ISD teachers. ■ AP classes offer a higher GPA.
DC (dual credit) ■ DC gives you a higher GPA than regular classes ■ DC stands for “dual credit” ■ DC classes are shorter-TCC college calendar. ■ DC are taught by TCC professors (never know who they will be). ■ DC classes give you college credit if you pass the class. ■ DC you are starting a college transcript