The Inflated Cost of AP Exams — Sword & Shield

Kylash Chettiar, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Every May, millions of students worldwide take College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Exams. After almost nine months of preparation, students take the exam in hopes of passing this to receive college credit. If students do exceptionally well (scoring a 4 or 5 out of a 5), they can submit these scores to schools for credit and higher course placement. Though the prospect sounds highly appealing to students, the cost to take just one of these exams is ninety-six dollars. So, two questions need to be raised: what goes into the cost of AP Exams, and are they too expensive?

The Inflated Cost of AP Exams

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