Do AP exams really help?

Source: AEAWeb, 2005

… after controlling for the balance of a student’s high school curriculum, family, and school characteristics, AP students are generally no more likely than non-AP students to return for a second year of college or to have higher first semester grade point averages. These results are likely due, at least in part, to the rapid expansion of the AP Program since 1990.

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