Advanced Placement examinations (AP exams) are exams offered by the College Board and are taken each May. Some colleges and universities in the United States grant credits or advanced placement based on AP test scores.
Korean-American Educational Commission has been administered the AP exams since May 2008 for homeschool, self-study students, or students who are unable to take the AP exams at their school.
Candidates who can take the 2021 AP exams conducted by KAEC are:
- Students who were born after March 1, 2001 and are
- Homeschool, Self-Study students or
- Students whose school does:
- not offer the AP exam
- not offer the course but does offer the AP exam
- offer the AP exam and course at school but cannot take the exam through the school due to unavoidable circumstances
AP Exam Registration
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FAQ (Frequently Asked Question)s for the 2021 AP exam updates
AP Exam Schedule
AP Exam Fee
- AP registration will be completed after the exam fee is received.
- Registration confirmation (payment confirmation) will be sent by SMS text message 2-3 working days after payment.
AP Exam Fee Refund Policy
AP Fall Registration Refund Policy
AP Winter Registration Refund Policy
AP Spring Registration Refund Policy
Digital Testing Overview
This video highlights important information about the application you’ll use to take any digital AP Exams this year.
Preview of Digital AP Exams
Use this slideshow to explore features of the digital testing application, learn how to get your device ready, and see how exam questions will be displayed.
Check-in Time [Paper (KAEC)]: Candidates must arrive at the test center at least one hour before the exam starts.
- 8 a.m. Exam: check-in will start at 7 a.m.
- 12-noon Exam: check-in will start at 11 a.m.
- 2 p.m. Exam: check-in will start at 1 p.m.
Exam Start Time [Digital (At Home)]
- Digital exams have synchronous start times worldwide, and automatically begin at the same official start time everywhere: 12 p.m. EDT and 4 p.m. EDT.
- Students should check the local time in their country.
- All students are required to check in to their digital AP Exam 30 minutes before start time to complete final pre-exam checks.
- If a student is not able to start the check-in process before the start time of the exam, they will not be allowed to test and will be asked to request a makeup exam.
What to Bring [Paper (KAEC)]
Test Center Location
AP Scores and Other Inquiries
- AP Scores will be released in July (for Administration 1 and 2) through mid-August (for Administration 3).
- Check and report your AP scores on the College Board website.