8 Tips to Survive AP Tests


Blue Devil

With AP tests just around the corner, it’s important to destress and study, so you can perform your very best.

Jordan Peterson, Reporter

  1. Know the schedule of the AP tests.
  2. Instead of cramming the night before, go to bed instead.
  3. Eat a full breakfast and bring snacks.
  4. Wear comfortable clothes.
  5. Bring a jacket, in case your room is cold.
  6. Start reviewing now, a good source is Getafive.com
  7. Prioritize your studying, based on your strengths and weaknesses.
  8. Understand that it’s not the end of the world if you don’t get a 5.

May 1-5 and
May 8-12, 2017

Week 1

Test Date Morning (8 AM) Afternoon (12 PM)
May 1
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Psychology
May 2
AP Computer Science A
AP Spanish Language and Culture
AP Art History
AP Physics 1: Algebra-based
May 3
AP English Literature and
AP Japanese Language and Culture
AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based
May 4
AP United States Government and Politics AP Chinese Language and Culture
AP Seminar
May 5
AP German Language and Culture
AP United States History
AP Computer Science Principles

Studio Art: Last day for your school to submit digital portfolios and to gather 2-D Design and Drawing students for the physical portfolio assembly. Students should have forwarded their completed digital portfolios to their teachers well before this date.

Week 2

Test Date Morning (8 AM) Afternoon (12 PM)
May 8
AP Biology
AP Music Theory
AP Physics C: Mechanics

Special Exam time.
AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
is the only exam given at 2 p.m.

May 9
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP French Language and Culture
AP Spanish Literature and Culture
May 10
AP English Language and Composition AP Italian Language and Culture
AP Macroeconomics
May 11
AP Comparative Government and Politics
AP World History
AP Statistics
May 12
AP Human Geography
AP Microeconomics
AP European History
AP Latin