It seems like a simple proposition: you take an advanced class, work hard all year and take a test in the spring to measure your knowledge. If you do well, you receive college credit, getting a head start in pursuing your degree.
Advanced Placement classes and tests are the norm for many college-track high school students, but these students are not all the same.
Corey Anderson, Cheney High School counselor and AP coordinator, said AP students have different motivations for taking on college-level courses while still in high school. Some may have started high...