• AP Capstone Program

    Western Guilford is the first home to the AP Capstone Program in all of North Carolina.  Here, students will have several opportunities to push their academic rigor and graduate high school with the ultimate college readiness.

    AP Capstone Director: Diana Frye  fryed2@gcsnc.com

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    The Benefits of AP Capstone

    Participating in AP Capstone can help students:

    Stand out to colleges in the application process.

    Develop key academic skills they’ll use in college and beyond.

    Become self-confident, independent thinkers and problem solvers.

    Earn college credit: Many colleges offer credit for qualifying scores.

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    Flowchart of AP Capstone Diploma and Certificate

     

    Students can earn the AP Capstone Diploma™ or the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™.

    Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams of their choosing receive the AP Capstone Diploma™.

    Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research but not on four additional AP Exams receive the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™.

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