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    The Value of Advanced Placement Courses

    The value of College Board’s Advanced Placement courses has come into question as Dartmouth College has decided to no longer accept any A.P. credits. Over the years, many Ivy League schools have made restrictions involving the amount and types of A.P. credits that are accepted by their college institutions. After almost a decade of deliberation, the faculty at Dartmouth College put the decision to vote and determined that starting in the year 2018, Dartmouth will no longer accept any A.P. credits. Hakan Tell, a classics professor and chairman of the college’s Committee on Instruction, expressed his concern on how “the A.P. has been seen as equivalent to a college-level course and it really isn’t — in…