An interesting study has shown that students who take up to 5 AP courses tend to have a higher GPA their first year. However, students with 6-10 AP courses showed only marginal, and in some cases, negative, results. UNC Chapel Hill is telling applicants that it was wise to take up to five college-level courses in high school, and that that number was enough. Some students may want to take more, but they said they wouldn’t favor such students over those who took other courses that reflected their academic strengths and interests.
Will other colleges follow suit? Will students be a little less stressed? Read more here: The Great AP Debate