Advanced Placement courses give students a boost with skills and credits for college

Studying at a higher level

Advanced Placement European History was like a breath of fresh air to Emorie Beck’s appetite for learning when she started her sophomore year at Jefferson City High School.

More than challenging her mind today, Advanced Placement (AP) or dual-enrollment classes will help her as she heads to college next year.

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The higher-paced classes refine good study skills, improve critical thinking and promote independent learning, and these classes can help in gaining admission into elite schools or help students save money by earning college credits at a reduced cost.

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