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    cooldude55 is offline Newbie 510 points
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    AP or IB Which is better

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    Hello,

    I just have a simple question:

    -When the admissions director/dean/committee evaluates a high school students credentials, is it better to have AP or IB classes on the transcript... or does it make no difference at all?

    Thanks in Advance for your replies!

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    kiskon is offline Newbie 510 points
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    Quote Originally Posted by cooldude55 View Post
    Hello,

    I just have a simple question:

    -When the admissions director/dean/committee evaluates a high school students credentials, is it better to have AP or IB classes on the transcript... or does it make no difference at all?

    Thanks in Advance for your replies!
    International Baccalaureate is the way to go! All my friends, including me, got in with a freeze to some of the competitive schools. For example, Duke, UNC, Wake Forest, UPenn, etc

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    Dhavalp is offline Member 510 points
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    I took AP classes myself but I went through the same selection between AP and IB once.. I believe AP gives students more flexibility while they are doing them in highschool. I think to get the IB diploma you need to also take a second language of your choice. In my opinion language courses are a lot of work and I have always wanted to focus on my science and math courses, thats why I chose AP.

    You will have a little advantage in the admissions process if you have AP or IB on your transcript. However, it is important to remember that if you are planning to come to AUA starting in Pre-med that they might not give you credit for the AP or IB courses you have done.

    Good Luck on whatever you decide.

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    I am working at a college in Florida and I can say this (my opinion only): IB students are way ahead of the pack. AP students are good, but IB students are phenomenol.

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