TASIS The American School in Switzerland students scored a 4 or higher on 64 percent of the 196 Advanced Placement exams they took this spring, and 37 students earned AP Scholar Awards. Learn more about this year’s impressive results.
The Advanced Placement (AP) Program offers qualified TASIS students the opportunity to take college-level courses in a high school setting. Students who participate in the program can earn college credit based on their AP exam scores.
TASIS offers AP courses based on interest. Courses over the past few years have included Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics, Statistics, Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio, Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio, United States Government and Politics, and United States History. All students who take AP courses are encouraged to take the examinations in the subject, and many students choose to self-study for additional exams.
More than 90 percent of US colleges and universities give credit to AP students, and half of these institutions offer sophomore standing to students with a sufficient number of qualifying grades. AP exam scores are used as admissions criteria for many institutions outside the US. AP language examinations are also often accepted as sufficient proof of required English language fluency.
TASIS students scored a 4 or higher on more than half of the 178 Advanced Placement exams they took this spring, and 24 students earned AP Scholar Awards. Learn more about this year's results.
Twenty-five AP Scholars and a school success rate of 89 percent are among the highlights from the 2019 Advanced Placement exams. Learn more about this year's results.
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Six TASIS students were named AP Scholars with Distinction for scoring a 3 or higher on at least five AP exams.
All 11 TASIS students who took the AP Calculus AB exam in 2016 earned a 5. Hear from their teacher and learn about some more excellent scores from last spring's exams.
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Bokyung Kim '18 (South Korea), who excelled on 10 Advanced Placement exams while at TASIS, will begin her path to becoming a pharmacist at The George Washington University after turning down offers of admission from eight other schools in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Aspiring art curator Katya Panasenko (Russia) '20 will study History of Art at The Courtauld Institute of Art, selecting one of the world's foremost specialist colleges over University College London (UCL) and University of York.