ACT One of two college admissions tests, usually taken in the spring of the junior year and fall of the senior year. Students must register on the ACT website.
AP (Advanced Placement) AP tests allow students the opportunity to receive college credit for advanced high school work. Students register to take the tests in the spring of the year they are taking an AP class. To find out about AP Credit policy at different colleges and universities, visit the following website: AP Credit Policy. Register for AP Exams here: https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/142300.
PSAT Provided to all juniors October and provided to all freshmen and sophomores in April. Results include an estimated SAT score, and the test serves as the qualifier for the National Merit Scholarship program for juniors.
SAT One of two college admissions tests, provided to all juniors in the spring. Any other time a student wants to take the exam, they must register on the College Board website.
2024 Advanced Placement Registration
Taking the Advanced Placement exams is an important part of all AP courses. Students taking an AP course are expected to take the exam unless the teacher advises against it. Colleges and universities vary in regard to accepting AP scores for credit. Be certain that you have thoroughly investigated the AP policies of the schools in which you are interested. You can begin your research at College Board AP Credit Policies Search, but we also recommend reaching out to the colleges and universities you are interested in attending, as well.
Access the 2024 Exam Schedule
Required Registration process:
Step 1: Register and pay for exams at Hinsdale Central High School - AP Exam Registration.
Step 2: Join the AP classroom for your class AND indicate your intention to take the exam by clicking on the Register for the Exam and choosing Confirm Registration
If you do not have a College Board account to join the AP classroom, visit myap.collegeboard.org and create an account by clicking the sign up link. If you previously set up an account for PSAT, SAT or other AP exams, you must use the same account. Students SHOULD NOT have multiple College Board accounts. If you are having trouble logging into your existing account, you need to contact College Board to access your login information.
Exam registration Dates for 1st semester and year-long courses:
- August 21 – November 5 Registration- Exam Fee: $102.00 per exam*
- November 6 – November 14 Late registration- Exam Fee & late fee: $122 per exam
- November 15 – March 14 Final registration Exam Fee & late fee: $175 per exam
*The College Board charges an increased fee for the AP Research and Seminar courses. Please add an additional $48 to each fee above for these exams.
Exam registration Dates for 2nd semester course ONLY:
January 9 – February 21 Registration- Exam Fee: $102.00 per exam*
February 22 – March 3 Late registration- Exam Fee & late fee: $122 per exam
March 4 – March 14 Final registration Exam Fee & late fee: $175 per exam
Exam Cancelation and Refund Dates:
Students canceling a S1 or year-long course exam prior to November 15 will receive a full refund. Students canceling after November 15 will receive a refund of the exam fee only (no late fees), minus a $40 cancellation fee that College Board charges. Students canceling a S2 course prior to March 14 will receive a full refund. Any S2 cancellations after March 14 will receive a refund of the exam fee only (no late fees), minus a $40 cancellation fee that College Board charges.
For additional information regarding the College Board Advanced Placement Exams, please visit AP Info for Students.