AP Capstone™ is an innovative and exciting program that helps you stand out in the college admission process by developing the critical skills needed to succeed in college and in life. Completing the AP Capstone courses tells college admission officials that students are challenging themselves and preparing for the rigors they'll encounter at their institution and beyond.
Two courses — AP® Seminar and AP Research — allow you to immerse yourself in topics that matter to you while developing the analytic, research, problem-solving, and communication skills that colleges seek in their applicants. This challenging program helps you deepen your passion for learning, gives you greater confidence in your academic skills, and provides a broader perspective on your world.
Benefits of the Program:
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Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams of their choosing receive the AP Capstone Diploma™.
Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research but not on four additional AP Exams receive the AP Seminar and Research Certificate.