AP Government and Politics: Comparative Score Calculator

AP Government and Politics: Comparative Score Scale

Understanding how your raw scores translate into the official AP score can be crucial for your exam preparation. Here’s a breakdown of the AP Government and Politics: Comparative score scale. This scale converts your raw exam scores into the standardized AP grade that colleges will see.

AP Comparative Government Score Scale

Raw Score RangeAP Score (1-5)Description
90-1005Extremely well qualified
80-894Well qualified
60-692Possibly qualified
0-591No recommendation

Use this table to estimate where your performance might land you on the AP grading scale! πŸŽ“πŸ“Š

FAQs Section

Common Questions About AP Comp Gov Scoring

Q: How is the AP Comparative Government exam scored?
A: The AP Comp Gov exam typically involves multiple-choice questions and free-response questions. Each section contributes to your raw score, which is then converted into the standardized 5-point scale score shown above. πŸ’―

Q: What do I need to score to pass the AP Comparative Government exam?
A: Generally, a score of 3 or above is considered passing and indicates that you are “Qualified” in the subject matter at the college level. Aim high! 🎯

Q: Are there different scoring criteria for Higher Level (HL) and Standard Level (SL) in the Comparative exam, similar to IB courses?
A: Unlike the IB curriculum, the AP exams do not have HL and SL distinctions. All students are graded on the same scale. The content might differ slightly depending on the course, but the scoring process remains consistent across the board. βœ…

Q: Can I re-take the AP Comparative Government exam to improve my score?
A: Yes, students can retake the exam during the next offered testing period if they wish to improve their scores. Planning and preparation are key, so consider where you need the most improvement and focus your studies there! πŸ“šπŸ”„

This FAQ section aims to clear up your queries, but don’t hesitate to reach out to your teachers or counselors for more personalized advice. Good luck on your AP journey! 🌟