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    Please review the below information for details about 2021-22 AP Testing.

     

    August 24, 2021

    Dear AP Students and Parents/Guardians,

    If your student is currently enrolled in an Advanced Placement course, the expectation is that he/she will be taking the AP exam that accompanies it. If a student passes the exam with a score of 4 or 5, most public and private universities will award college credit. A score of 3 is recognized by many California state schools, many schools in the UC system, and some of the private universities. Each university is different, and parents and students may want to research the AP policy at the schools that you are considering for your student.  For more information about the AP exams and test day, students and parents should carefully read all CollegeBoard AP policies and procedures in the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents, which is available on the CollegeBoard website.  www.collegeboard.org

    For the 2022 AP exams, students at Vista del Lago High School will be registering online via two platforms:

    Platform 1: collegeboard.org -- this is the platform where students will register to take their AP exam(s.) Registration via collegeboard.org is typically done in class with each AP teacher.

    Platform 2: totalregistration.net -- this is the platform where students will register to pay for their AP tests. 

    Both registrations are required to take an AP Exam and take a few minutes to be completed from any computer with internet access.  Online registration will not only ensure a higher level of accuracy in our students’ preadministration responses, but it will also save them significant registration “bubble-in” time on the actual AP test day.

    Online Exam registration for fall 2021 term courses will begin on August 24, 2021. 

    Online Exam registration for spring 2022 term courses will begin on January 3, 2022.

    Please note that College Board has changed the registration dates and they are different for fall and spring courses.  In order to register, students should go to www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/054166.  To complete registration, students must answer all of the required questions. Registration is not complete until students are able to print the pdf of the confirmation page that is provided at the end. We know that parents may desire to register their students for exams. We strongly recommend that parents and students are both present while registering to ensure that the correct exams are ordered. If you took an AP exam last year, please use the same email when registering.

    Registration/Payment Dates and Deadlines

    New this year:

     

    • Any student who wishes to register for an exam-only AP test must request the exam by October 4, 2021 and are subject to all Fall Term AP Course payment and late fee deadlines. To register for an exam-only section, please contact Mrs. Andreasen-Parkins at bandreasenparkins@fcusd.org
    • Students taking AP Courses beginning on January 3, 2022 (spring term courses) can begin to register for them on January 3, 2022, but not before.
    • Deadlines for late and regular registration, as well as for full and partial refunds differ depending on which term the course is taken. Please review each table carefully.

     

    Fall Term Registration Dates and Exam Costs

    Registration Type

    Dates

    Cost

    Regular Registration

    August 24-October 4

    $100 per exam

    Late Registration

    October 5-November 8

    $100 per exam + $5 late

    fee per exam

    Full Refund Deadline

    November 15

    $100

    Partial Refund Deadline

    December 10

    $50

    After November 8th, students will not be able to register for the exam for a course taken in the fall term.

    After December 10, there are no refunds for fall term course exams.

    Spring Term Registration Dates and Exam Costs

    Registration Type

    Dates

    Cost

    Regular Registration

    January 3 - February 4

    $100 per exam

    Late Registration

    February 5 - March 7

    $100 per exam + $5 late

    fee per exam

    Full Refund Deadline

    March 15

    $100

    Partial Refund Deadline

    April 1

    $50

    After March 7th, students will not be able to register for the exam for a course taken in the spring term.

    After April 1, there are no refunds for fall term course exams.

    We understand that on rare occasions students must cancel an exam. Please understand that refunds are not automatic, and students are responsible for requesting any refunds by logging into the Total Registration website and requesting a refund. Review the above tables for refund dates and amounts according to what term the AP course was taken.

    Vista del Lago High School is excited to offer families the convenience of paying exam fees online at the time of registration. Please be sure to have a credit card or debit card available before beginning registration. Paying online is a great way to make sure that payment has been made while avoiding mailing payment.  Registrations that have not been paid for by the registration deadline will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.

    Students with established financial need may qualify for reduced fees for the exam(s). Please talk to Mrs. Moore in the Principal’s Office by November 1 about the process if financial need makes it difficult to take the exam.  You can still complete your registration online prior to speaking with Mrs. Moore.

    Thank you,

    Brittany Andreasen-Parkins -- AP Coordinator

    bandreasenparkins@fcusd.org