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2021-05-27

Does MIT prefer IB or AP?

Does MIT prefer IB or AP?

MIT doesn’t require applicants to take advanced courses beyond what is commonly available in high school. However, many of our students, either through their schools or on their own, have taken advanced coursework through programs like the AP, IB, PSEO, EPGY, and many more alphabet soups of advanced academic programs.

Does MIT accept AP Capstone?

2018-2019 policy: Only one test in a given subject area will be recognized for Advanced Placement credit. MIT does not accept AP or transfer credit for all subjects. No credit is awarded for scores lower than 5.

Does MIT care about AP Capstone?

If you take an AP class and choose not to submit a score, the admissions committee will have to use other data to estimate or “guess” what your score is or would have been. MIT cares about all the information you choose to submit on your application. Remember that AP exams are always test optional.

When did AP Capstone start?

2014

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What is a capstone degree?

Well, in a general sense, a capstone course is a degree requirement that allows students to demonstrate their cumulative knowledge in their major. The concept can go by different names, including senior thesis, final exhibition, culmination project, capstone experience, and more.

How do you qualify for AP Capstone?

Awards. Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams of their choosing receive the AP Capstone Diploma™. Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research but not on four additional AP Exams receive the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™.

Does AP Capstone replace English?

At a few colleges, I was given the answer that the AP Capstone classes are not considered a replacement for English classes. However, when looking at the university undergraduate admissions website, none of the AP Capstone courses were listed on their charts for granting AP credit.