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Is it a good idea to take AP Chem and AP Bio at the same time?

Is it a good idea to take AP Chem and AP Bio at the same time?

Short Answer (TLDR): Don’t do it if you can do one this year and another next year. If you do them both make sure you know your material extremely well as both tend to be really hard courses. So yeah most of the time it is not manageable paired with classes like ap lit and whatnot.

Is taking AP Bio and AP Chem harder?

AP Science AP Bio is slightly harder than APES, but will look stronger on your transcript if you only plan on taking one science AP. You shouldn’t take AP Chemistry without first taking an introductory Chem class, as the pace of the class is too fast to absorb all of that information for the first time.

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Should I take AP Chem my senior year?

No, senior year in high school is not too late to take AP Chemistry. Just realize if you go to a relatively competitive school on a pre-med track, no matter what your grade is on that AP exam, I would strongly advise retaking General Chemistry at your university.

Should I take chem and bio at the same time?

A1: Whatever introductory biology class you decide to take, you should take chemistry now, including lab, in your first year. You can take introductory biology at the same time, although most students wait until their second year. (This is generally recommended even if you have a 5 on the bio AP.

What year should you take biology?

Most likely, you’ll be required to take biology and chemistry your first two years of high school. You should take physics your junior year if any of the following apply to you: You are confident in your math and science abilities.

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Can I take AP Biology in senior year?

Most students take AP Biology their junior or senior year.

Should I take AP biology as a senior?

If you don’t take this course as a junior, you may not be able to perform as highly on the exam. However, if no colleges you’re interested in require the SAT Science subject test, I’d recommend AP Lang as a junior and AP Bio as a senior.