Advanced Placement or AP are college-level exams for high school students in several subjects within six disciplines. The exams contain both multiple-choice and free-response questions.
Each subject is scored from 1 to 5, and this score determines your college credit in the future.
Did you know that last year AP exams were conducted in a hybrid way, which means both/ either paper-pencil tests or/ and online?
What does this mean for AP test 2023? Is it going to be online? Is it going to go back to being offline? Or is it going to be hybrid?
Let’s find out!
If your guess was offline, then you are absolutely right! Amidst the prevailing pandemic, there also has been great improvement around the states, it is admittedly going to get even better in the future especially as our big day is around May.
Therefore the organisation has decided to resume offline exams from this year. They will definitely continue COVID-19 protocols for safety, which are yet to be announced.
The 2023 AP Exams will be administered in schools as paper-and-pencil exams over two weeks in May: May 1 – 5 and May 8 – 12.
The fee may not differ with resuming the offline exam is what is expected as of now.
AP TEST CALENDAR
The AP test 2023 will begin from 1st May and will extend till the 12th of May, each subject will be assigned on different days with separate time slots.
Exams with Digital Portfolios
- AP Art and Design: May 5, 2023 (8:00 PM ET) is the deadline to submit your portfolio as final to the AP Program through the AP Digital Portfolio.
- AP Seminar and AP Research: May 1, 2023 (11:59 PM ET) is the deadline to submit performance tasks as final and for your presentations to be assessed by your AP Seminar or AP Research teacher.
- AP Computer Science Principles: May 1,2023 (11:59 PM ET) is the deadline to submit your Create performance task as final.
Week one starts from May 1st (Monday) to May 5th (Friday) with both morning exams (8:00 AM – 9:00 AM) and afternoon exams (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM)
|Date||8:00 AM||12:00 PM|
|United States Government and Politics||Chemistry
Spanish Literature and Culture
|Chinese Language and Culture
|English Literature and Composition||Comparative Government and Politics
Computer Science A
United States History
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Week two starts from May 8th (Monday) to May 12th (Friday) with Morning Exams (8:00 AM – 9:00 AM), Afternoon Exams (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM) and another Afternoon session for Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism (2:00 PM – 3:00PM)
|Date||Morning 8:00 AM||Afternoon 12:00 PM||Afternoon 2:00 PM|
|Computer Science Principles
Italian Language and Culture
|English Language and Composition
Japanese Language and Culture
|Physics C: Mechanics||Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism|
|Spanish Language and Culture||Biology|
|French Language and Culture
World History: Modern
|Physics 1: Algebra-Based|
|German Language and Culture
Physics 2: Algebra-Based
* It should be noted that the AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams are administered in school on computers.
* Exams are usually two to three hours and may differ according to subjects.
Now that we have got our calendar for the exams, let’s take out our pen and paper and begin charting out our timetable for learning! Make sure to follow the calendar and not procrastinate even if the exams are weeks from now!
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1: When are the AP test dates for 2023?
A: The 2023 AP Exams will be administered in schools over two weeks in May: May 1–5 and May 8–12.
Q2: How many times a year are AP tests offered?
A: AP tests are offered once a year, typically in May. However, there are some exceptions. For example, the AP Studio Art portfolio deadline is in early May, but the actual test is taken later in the month.
Q3: Can I take an AP test in a subject I haven’t studied in school?
A: Yes, you can take an AP test in a subject that you haven’t studied in school. However, it may be more challenging to prepare for the test without prior coursework or instruction.
Q4: How do I register for AP tests?
A: To register for AP tests, you will need to speak with your school counselor or AP coordinator. They will provide you with registration materials and instructions on how to sign up for the tests.
Q5: What happens if I miss an AP test date?
A: If you miss an AP test date, you may be able to request a makeup exam. However, makeup exams are only offered in certain circumstances, such as illness or family emergencies. If you miss the makeup exam as well, you will need to wait until the following year to take the test.