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AP Testing Info May 2019



You should bring the following items to the exam room:

  • Several sharpened No. 2 pencils (with erasers) for completing multiple-choice answer sheets. 
  • Pens with black or dark blue ink for completing areas on the exam booklet covers and for free-response questions in most exams. 
  • A watch that does not have internet access, beep, or have an alarm (in case your exam room does not have a clock that you can see easily). 
  • Up to two calculators with the necessary capabilities if you are taking the Calculus Exam. Click here to learn more about the calculator policy for Calc BC, including a list of acceptable calculators. 
  • Your Social Security number (for U.S. citizens)* for identification purposes (optional). If you provide it, the number will appear on your AP score reports. *Some colleges and universities use Social Security numbers as student identifiers when assigning AP credit or advanced placement for qualifying AP scores. While the College Board does not require students to provide their Social Security number, they may want to check with the college or university where they are sending scores to see if they prefer for students to provide a Social Security number on their AP Exam answer sheet.

You should not bring the following to the exam room:

  • Electronic equipment (cell phone, smartphone, laptop, tablet computer, etc.), portable listening or recording devices (MP3 player, iPod, etc.), cameras or other photographic equipment, devices that can access the Internet, and any other electronic or communication devices. 
  • Unapproved aids: Books, compasses, mechanical pencils, correction fluid, dictionaries, highlighters*, notes or colored pencils.* 
  • Rulers, straightedges, and protractors  
  • Scratch paper; notes can be made on portions of the exam booklets or, for Chinese Language and Culture and Japanese Language and Culture, on scratch paper provided by the proctor. 
  • Computers or calculators (except as noted above). 
  • Reference guides, keyboard maps, or other typing instructions. 
  • Watches that beep or have an alarm, or smartwatches. 
  • Clothing with subject-related information. 
  • Food or drink.

Additional Information:

  • Students may not be dismissed until an exam has officially ended; do not ask to leave early if you finish before the end of the exam. 
  • Get a good night’s rest before your exam, and eat a nutritious breakfast. You are allowed to bring a snack and beverage for your 10-minute break. However, food and drink are prohibited in the exam room. It is advisable to bring a sweater, in case the room temperature is below your comfort level.
  • For Morning Exams - please bring your lunch. Testing will end at around 12:00 pm, and cafeteria service will not be available.
  • You are required to abide by the policies of both the College Board and Biotechnology High School during the exam period. Any misconduct will be reported and could jeopardize your AP Exam score.
  • Be sure to review the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents
  • For Comp Sci & Calc: you'll get your scores online in July - details
  • For Spanish: scores will be delayed until August

CAS Meeting For Seniors 11.14.18


NJIT Honors College Instant Decision Day 11.7.18


A representative from NJIT's Albert Dorman Honor's College will be conducting an On-Site Admissions Day at Biotech on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. This means they will review your credentials with you, and tell you if you are accepted into NJIT's Honor College.

When students are accepted to the Honors College, they receive a wealth of benefits, including a merit scholarship package covering one half to full tuition. As honors scholars, they will have opportunities to study overseas, work with faculty on research and industry-based projects, develop leadership skills, and have priority for on-campus housing. To learn more about the Dorman Honors College, please visit their web site at honors.njit.edu


  • You must complete the NJIT Application through the Common App, including answering all questions pertaining to Dorman Honors College, prior to attending the interview.
  • If you meet the requirements for onsite admissions, NJIT will waive your application fee! Email Mr. Brown for the code
  • Applicants to accelerated programs in medicine, dentistry, optometry or law have to meet different requirements and cannot be interviewed on site.

 NJIT On-Site Admissions Day Sign Up Form - deadline to submit is Monday 11/5.


Class of 2019 Scholarship Nominations

Biotechnology High School is proud to nominate students in the class of 2018 for the following undergraduate scholarship opportunities:

The Guidance Department will select nominees on the basis of academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and demonstrated interest.

Applications are due by Monday, October 29 at 7:30 am. Note: students may apply for more than 1 scholarship. Submit a separate application for each scholarship that you would like to be considered for.

BTHS Scholarship Nomination Application Link


College Planning Checklist For Juniors





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