Advanced Placement (AP) courses are often taught in international schools with an American-style curriculum. Designed by the College Board for high school or secondary students, the courses feature university-level content and include a comprehensive final examination.
Students planning to attend university anywhere in the world will likely need to take a standardized exam that demonstrates their readiness for higher education.
To be successful in an English-language university, students must read, write, and speak academic-level English. Some university applicants may need to demonstrate their language skills by passing an English assessment.