Advanced Placement examinations (AP exams) are exams offered in the United States by the College Board and are taken each May by students across different countries. Students have to take rigorous curricula to attain college credits. The AP Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on multiple AP Exams. AP Scholar Awards come in different levels.
AP Scholar is a student who receives an award from the College Board for outstanding performance on several AP exams. There are different award levels. Being an AP Scholar offers many advantages for students. Over the past years students of CMS Gomti Nagar 1 have been appearing for AP exams and have been distinctively awarded for academic excellence, Shubh Agrawal AP Scholar 2018-2019 currently studying in Caltech University, Apurva Chauhan, Rishabh Jain and Taru meshram AP Scholars 2019 - 2020.
The AP Scholar with Distinction Awards recognizes high school students who have demonstrated exemplary College - level achievement through their performance on multiple AP exams. This year this award has been bagged by Prabhav Khera.
Held in the month of May the AP exams also adapted to the new online avatar due to Covid 19. Home exams conducted in the middle of the night, tricky and time taking. Despite the difficulties and unforeseen changes Prabhav Khera appeared for 5 subjects:-
- Calculus BC = 5
- Chemistry = 4
- Computer Science A = 5
- Physics 1 = 5
- Physics C: Mechanics = 5
The online AP Examination was a new experience for him. This was the first time he had given an examination at home in the middle of the night. Also, the open book idea worried him a little as he was not sure how tough the paper would be. The paper was conducted very smoothly and the timer was always in the display to make sure that he never missed the time.
He says that it was a wonderful first-time experience. Prabhav Khera, 12-A scored a perfect score of 5 in four subjects and a 4/5 in one. He is awarded as AP Scholar with Distinction which is an award for outstanding academic performance.