5 Fundamental Misconceptions About AP Courses

Although I taught history classes and introductory psychology at the high-school level for many years, my favorite class to teach was Advanced Placement psychology. I loved the subject matter, and because my students were motivated to do well, they worked hard and often caught the psychology bug. My students' success was gratifying, as well: About 90 percent of them passed the AP exam, and many of them subsequently earned college credit for the class.

Despite many similar success