Deadline to Register: November 4, 2020 (midnight EST)*
Exam Fees: $95 per exam
How do I place an AP exam order?
Step 1: Activate Exam – Students must JOIN their AP® Class accounts on the MyAP Site at https://myap.collegeboard.org To access the site, create or use a College Board Profile.
College Board profiles are the same accounts used to order SAT exams or previous AP exams, or to collect prior year PSAT/NMSQT or AP Exam scores. Do not create a new account if you already have one (see below for tips.)
Students will obtain a Join Code (access code) from their Sandia HS AP® Course teachers. Join Codes for the MyAP Site are subject, teacher and class period specific.
Once the student has joined the online AP Class group, they will be prompted to complete and update the MyAP Registration Profile pages.
To activate the exam, students choosing to register for the exam must join the class and then click on “Register for Exam.”
Step 2: Submit Exam Deposit – To complete an AP® exam order for the May 2021 AP® Exam administration, a $40 per exam deposit must be submitted by November 4, 2020. Click on the link below to submit the fee.
⇒ Both Step 1 and 2 must be completed by November 4, 2020to activate the exam order.*
Step 3: Submit Balance Due – Students who successfully initiated an exam order before November 4, 2020 by completing BOTH steps above, will receive on December 1, 2020 a digital invoice via email for any applicable balance remaining. Balance due must be paid in full by February 12, 2021.*
* Students enrolled in AP Macroeconomics which COMMENCES in the Spring Semester may submit their exam deposit for the exam in the Fall but are not required to do so. These students will not be able to activate the exam until the course commences. These students ONLY, will be able to activate these exams only without penalty from January 5 through February 12, 2021. Payment for these Spring exams can be submitted in full between January 5 and February 12, 2021.
Why do I need to activate an exam on The College Board MyAP System?
The College Board MyAP system provides students a variety of excellent, College Board vetted FREE resources to apply to their AP Course and AP® exam preparation. In addition, students will now JOIN the AP ®Group and complete the Registration Profile section on the MyAP website to enable custom printing of AP® exam barcode labels for each student for exam day. No more pre-administration sessions!
Tips for setting up your College Board Profile on MyAP:
– Use an email address that you will have access to throughout high school AND university and that is checked frequently so you don’t miss important alerts.
– Make sure to enter your COMPLETE legal name to prevent issues with sending score reports to colleges and universities
– Make sure to enter your School ID number into the Student Identifier field for accurate attendance reporting to your school.
– Students are able to submit a request via the MyAP Profile for one free score report to be sent to colleges/universities. Navigate to “Score Send” and enter your school’s name before June 15th to qualify for the free score report.
I can’t access my College Board Profile account or am not sure I have one. What do I do?
The College Board Profile is the same account used to access your past years’ AP® scores, PSAT® scores, and SAT® scores. Do not create a new one! Each student should have only ONE unique account. If you are unable to access the account, try using the ‘Forget Password?’ link on http://myap.collegeboard.org OR email firstname.lastname@example.org OR call 888-225-5427 for assistance.
Where do I get the Join Code to complete the join step on the MyAP site?
Join Codes are subject, teacher, and period specific. Please see your AP® teacher ASAP.
What if I miss the November 4 deadline to submit an exam deposit?
No exam orders will be accepted after November 4, 2020. Please be diligent about meeting this crucial deadline.
I did not receive my invoice for my balance due on my exams. What do I do?
Please email email@example.com and request a copy of your invoice. Note that invoices are emailed by APTS to the PARENT email address on the deposit form. Invoices are issued on December 1, 2020.
I am enolled in AP® Macroeconomics and the class doesn’t start until January. What do I do?
Students enrolled in AP® Macroeconomics that commences in the Spring/Second semester will not be able to join the AP® class on MyAP until the class commences. These students ONLY will be able to activate the exam and submit exam fees without penalties between January 5 and February 12, 2021. The full exam fee will be collected at that time.
I dropped my AP® Course and no longer need to or want to take the exam. What do I do?
A 100% refund of the exam deposit is possible through November 4, 2020. Once testing order is made, if you decide to cancel there are no refunds issued. To cancel, email firstname.lastname@example.org and include the student’s name, name of the school, and the title of the exam to cancel. (Students in the SPRING Macroeconomics course which COMMENCES in the spring semester, may cancel their exams for a full refund up through February 12, 2021.)
What day is my test?
Please review the National AP Exam Calendar posted at the link below
How can I earn college credit through AP®?
If you take the AP®exam at the end of the Spring semester, you can earn college credit by earning a score of a 3, 4, or 5 or the exam. To determine what score you will need at one school, use the College Board’s website: AP® Credit Search
How do I submit the exam fees?
Payment for exams may be done via credit card or debit card, OR by mailing in a check or money order. There will be an online payment fee of 3% for payments submitted by credit or debit card. Directions for payment can be found at the end of the online deposit form and in your e-mail confirmation which will be sent to the email address you provide on the registration form. Postmark deadline to ensure timely mail in deposit processing is October 31, 2020.
Is there fee assistance available?
Fee waivers are possible for qualified students. If you feel you may qualify for a fee waiver, please contact Mr. Vopalka, Sandia HS AP Coordinator. Once eligibility has been confirmed, you will be provided with a Fee Reduction Code that you will to apply to the deposit link (below.) The Fee Reduction Code will reduce the cost of your deposit and your applicable balance due.
Same steps apply to students who are registering for five exams or more.
What if I have two AP® exams scheduled for the same date and time?
Students who anticipate a conflict with another AP® exam offered at the same date and time should continue their registration. At the registration point it is subject specific information, not date specific. APTS will provide a report to your school to indicate conflicts and you will be contacted via email regarding your alternate AP® exam date assignment when processed.
How do I receive my scores?
By completing the exam activation process on the MyAP site, you will be issued a unique AP ID number. Scores are usually available in early July by using the AP ID and your College Board log in to retrieve scores at http://apscores.org
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