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College Board sued over digital AP exam glitches

Currently, students who were unable to submit their AP exam answers have been told to re-take the test in June.

Lara Cayci, Aureus Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2020

College Board is currently receiving heavy backlash from their technological problems during their annual AP exams.

COVID-19 changes college admission process

In recent years, less and less students have taken standardized tests. Due to COVID-19, many SAT and ACT test dates have been cancelled, leading to many colleges opting to go test optional for the class of 2021. This means that the percent of students taking the ACT, the SAT or both will drop drastically this coming year.

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

April 20, 2020

With schools closed, testing requirements are adapted or optional. But will they ever change back?

Exam study tips

Anna Gaudio studying for exams. 
Photo Credits: Kendra Christ

Tana Ososki

December 9, 2018

As exams are quickly approaching, the students stress levels are at a high. Students think of countless new ideas to memorize and learn for the big test. Here are some efficient and helpful ways for students to do their best during exams. Number 1: Start early. Waiting and procrastinating till the ...

AP exams administered May 7-18

Schedules like these can be seen all over the Upper School describing where the exams will take place.

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

May 17, 2018

Students take a variety of AP tests over the first two weeks of May.

Choose AP exams, not SAT Subject Tests

AP science exams align closely with SPA's honors courses, so the extra preparation time is manageable.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

May 10, 2017

Students looking to show their proficiency in a subject area should choose to take the AP exams rather than the SAT subject test.

Advanced Placement exams provide extra challenge for students

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor/Staff Writer

March 26, 2014

“Here’s my logic: I can either take a three hour AP test or I can spend an entire semester grueling in the pain of single-variable calculus,” senior Michael Wilkens said. His idea is the same one many have had. Even though St. Paul Academy and Summit School doesn’t offer any AP courses, plenty of st...