Recent data from the College Board's Pilot of Fall AP Exam Ordering Deadlines confirms coordinators, teachers, students and parents concerns that a Fall AP Exam Ordering Deadline is harmful to students. View the analysis of the data mentioned in the USA Today's Feb 6, 2019, article "AP exam changes: Helpful for test prep, or more money for the College Board?"
Schools have indicated it is imperative that they communicate the College Board's* coming changes to AP exam ordering deadlines, late fees and cancellation fees to families before students register for next year's courses. Total Registration has created a communication template that schools can copy, paste and modify to help them share the CB's major changes to the AP exam ordering process with their school community.Access the Communication Template Here
Take a couple of minutes to view our short AP Service video overview. Here you can see how simple AP Exam Registration can be.
Depending on the speed of your internet connection, you may want to make the video full screen and increase the resolution (720p).
As the AP Coordinator of a large suburban high school, I was saved this year by Total Registration. With budget cuts to our district (as many of yours), the sole responsibility for registering, administering, and paying for AP exams falls to me. In past years, I had to create and receive the registrations, write receipts by hand, create an Excel spreadsheet, and triple check that the exam order was correct. Completing all of the above and more, Total Registration gave me time to devote to other duties and made my life less stressful at the busiest time of year in school buildings. Thank you, TR!
This was my second year as the AP Coordinator and I love Total Registration! I would not have made it through my first year without using TR, and I found I needed it just as much this year. Everything works—the student registration is so easy, Total Registration collects all the money and our business office loves that part! All of the reports are very helpful, including room rosters and seating charts to print. TR also sends reminders about due dates, like when to order the tests! Everything to keep me on track. The service also emails and texts the students and parents their exam schedules as a reminder. Customer service is excellent, I always hear back within an hour or so to get answers to my questions, and they are always trying to make things easier for us. I will only run my AP exams with Total Registration!
THANK YOU FOR DOING THE PRE-PRINTED ANSWER SHEETS!!! It did save our AP teachers an enormous amount of time. We have each AP teacher complete answer sheets with their classes, and with them being printed it gave them instructional time back. It also prevented many errors because kids would always fill them out incorrectly. Keep up the great work, it did truly help with a huge job.
Our school used Total Registration for the first time this year, based upon several conversations I had as AP Coordinator with Mike Elings, General Manager. I was able to see how the registration process worked and thought that it would be worth our time trying this out. In the past, I have had students pay at our school site, and there were errors in what they were paying for. Due to the volume of tests that our students take, accuracy is important. I particularly liked that they could select what they wanted to pay for and that teachers could check the rosters of who had paid. In addition, I was able to state our school policies easily so that there were no errors. I also liked that they had to supply a working e-mail address for both student and parent (our school's e-mails that we have on file are sometimes wrong), so if I needed to contact them, I could easily.
We will definitely be using Total Registration in the future for AP exam registration!
Total Registration's service is priceless. The time it saves and the stress it relieves is worth its weight in gold. We use TR for PSAT and AP, and look forward to using it for IB registration in 2015. The ease of the TR site and support team really makes registration, correspondence, reports, accounting, and the entire process seamless.
We Love Total Registration!