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How to Prepare Your Students for the 2021 AP Exams



There have been many changes to the AP Tests this year because of the current health crisis.  Keep informed of changes to the tests, online review schedules and new testing dates at the following College Board website:

FAQs on AP Exams for Students and Parents (MPCS version) Click HERE


By now, your student should have received a Join Code to sign up for their AP exams.  If they have not, please have your student contact their AP subject teacher to receive the Join Code.  Students need to register for their AP exams by NOV 12th on The College Board website.  Payment, however, should be made via the PHS online school store at this LINK.  Any registration after this time will incur a $40 late fee from College Board.  Please note that this is a very different policy from the past two years where the College Board waved late fees; The College Board is NOT waving late sign-up fees this year. 

Costs of exams increased by $1 this year to $96 for regular exams, and $144 for AP Research and AP Seminar.  Payment is due at the time of registration, but no later than March 1, 2022.  Payment plans are available upon request.  If you would like to schedule a payment plan, please contact Katie Horan at  If you are in need of a fee waiver, please complete this attached FORM.

Have you ordered and paid for an AP exam?  Follow these steps if you don’t know the answer!

  1. Sign into your AP Classroom on the website:  If you can’t remember the password you will have to reset it.  In all likelihood you will need your password this year in order to take the exams.
  2. Look to see which exams you have ordered by subject, the information is on the website.  You can be part of a class and not have ordered the exam, but the information is there either way.
  3. Then go to the PHS Online Store page (link on school website under PHS Quick Links) at


Contact either if you have further questions.  

AP Course Overview

Click HERE to see College Board descriptions of AP Courses.

Will the College I plan to attend accept my AP Scores? 

Click HERE to use a College Board tool to help answer this question! 

AP Test Results

AP scores are available on online starting in early July.  To get scores, students must sign into their College Board accounts by going to  


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