For students choosing a high school or planning ahead for their college career, Minnesota schools offer options for accelerated learning that not only look good on a college application, but also can earn college credit. In this series, we looked at two dual credit options — Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate. (Post Secondary Enrollment Options or PSEO and College in the Schools are two other options.) The articles in this series compare the AP and IB on the basis of cost, rigor, requirements, and student experiences. For all the articles, see Starting college in high school.
- Advanced Placement: A more flexible route for high school students
- International Baccalaureate — “Teaching the whole person”
- Recent graduates weigh in on International Baccalaureate
- College students on Advanced Placement: ‘Complicated and fuzzy’ but ‘good way to prepare’
- More challenging than college: Laura Lechner on her IB experience
- What AP and IB cost — and who benefits
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