Students, teachers prepare for upcoming AP exams

Students, teachers prepare for upcoming AP exams HISD Advanced Placement students are invited to attend the AP Saturday Countdown Academy to help prepare for Advanced Placement exams.

The first of four Countdown Academies will take place at Carnegie Vanguard High School from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 16. Throughout the morning, students will participate in three different review sessions aimed at AP exam preparation, skills, and content.

The event is free, open to all HISD AP students and teachers, and breakfast will be provided. Students should bring a notebook, a pencil, and a laptop. Students should inquire with their school if transportation is provided.

Advanced Placement coursework prepares students to succeed in college. Students can earn college credit hours and save thousands of dollars in college tuition when they earn a three or higher on AP exams.

During the 2018-2019 school year, 10,833 HISD students received college credit by scoring well on their AP exams, saving their families $13 million in college tuition. AP courses leverage rigorous instruction to help students become college ready and successful in earning their college degree.

Students should register at by Nov. 15.