Exams Requiring Special Prep

Some AP Exams require special materials and equipment, and/or special means to submit audio or visual student responses. The links below provide information intended as an introduction to help you plan for these special exams. See the AP Coordinator's Manual for complete information and details. For subject-specific exam instructions, see the AP Exam Instructions.

beginning of content:

Section Topics

World Language & Culture Exams

Learn what equipment is needed, how to record and submit students’ speaking responses, and...

Read more about World Language & Culture Exams

Music Theory Exam

Learn what equipment is needed, how to record and submit students’ sight-singing responses,...

Read more about Music Theory Exam

Studio Art

View the submission timeline and demo the Studio Art Digital Submission Web Application.

Read more about Studio Art

AP Capstone

Learn about the AP Digital Portfolio, timeline for submission, and ordering information.

Read more about AP Capstone

Computer Science Principles

Learn about the course requirements and AP Digital Portfolio for submission.

Read more about Computer Science Principles

Recording Audio

Review options for capturing audio for AP world languages and culture and Music Theory exams.

Read more about Recording Audio

Submitting Audio

Learn how to submit audio via the Digital Audio Submission portal.

Read more about Submitting Audio