The truth is, college and scholarship applications are filled with questions about who you are beyond the academic classes you take. Take some AP classes, but be sure to balance these classes with music activities and leadership positions!
“Having music on a student’s transcript all through high school shows that a student has developed skills in group work, multi-tasking, spatial reasoning, mathematics, leadership, community spirit, and many other areas. These types of skills cannot be found all together in any other class.” – National Association for Music Education
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